In honor of Veteran’s Day and in memory of the 100th Anniversary of the WWI Armistice, the Wichita Symphony Orchestra will perform Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem on Saturday, November 10th at 7:30 p.m. and again at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 11th.  This will take place at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita.

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Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.