Center's 2004-2005 season announced

In addition to the Lied Center's 10th anniversary and the Kansas University Concert Series' 100th anniversary celebrations Saturday, officials at the Lied Center released the schedule for the 2004-2005 season:

Concert Series

  • Oct. 1: Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company
  • Oct. 19: Prague Philharmonia, Bohumil Kulinsky, conductor, Ivan Zenaty, violin soloist
  • Nov. 16: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
  • Feb. 26, 2005: Teatro Lirico D'Europa in Bizet's "Carmen"
  • April 15, 2005: Jubilant Sykes, baritone

Swarthout Chamber Music Series

  • Oct. 10: Cypress String Quartet
  • Nov. 14: Camerata Sweden (orchestra sans conductor)
  • Feb. 13, 2005: Brentano String Quartet
  • April 3, 2005: Zuill Bailey, cello, with Robert Koenig, piano

New Directions Series

  • Oct. 27: H.G. Wells' "The Invisible Man," the Aquila Theatre Company
  • Feb. 23-24, 2005: "Dancing Henry Five," Pick Up Performance Co.
  • March 4, 2005: Philadanco! (Philadelphia Dance Company)
  • April 28, 2005: Ping Chong's "Native Voices: Secret History"

Broadway Series

  • Oct. 30: "Fosse"
  • Nov. 20: Hal Holbrook in "Mark Twain Tonight!"
  • Feb. 19, 2005: "Fiddler on the Roof"
  • April 5-6, 2005: "Miss Saigon"
  • May 11, 2005: "42nd Street"

Lied Family Series

  • Nov. 12: Trout Fishing in America
  • Dec. 10: "A Scottish Christmas with Bonnie Rideout"
  • Feb. 12, 2005: Scholastic's "The Magic School Bus Live!"
  • April 1, 2005: Drum Drum

World Series

  • Oct. 7: Flamenco Vivo/Carlota Santana
  • Oct. 22: Amazones: The Women Master Drummers of Guinea
  • Feb. 5, 2005: Pharaoh's Daughter
  • April 1, 2005: Drum Drum

Special events

  • Aug. 20: Sesquicentennial celebration with the Lawrence City Band outdoor concert
  • Aug. 20: Family Arts Festival
  • Nov. 7: A Star-Spangled Spectacular: A Concert with John Philip Sousa and his band
  • Feb. 2, 2005: The Blind Boys of America

Educational events

  • Oct. 26: Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," the Aquila Theatre Company
  • Sept. 25: Pilobolus Too, Education Residency
  • March 3: The Rainbow Fish

Subscription packages and single tickets for KU students are now available. Tickets go on sale to the public June 21.

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