Steward Copeland and Jon Kimura Parker, “Reimagining Chamber Music”


Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 p.m.
Lied Center

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker will perform part of his transcription of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, composed in May 1913, a year before the outbreak of WWI. On Tuesday, March 24, the pianist will speak with students in the School of Music about his re-envisioned Rite of Spring.

The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) has been a national leader for the study of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe since 1959. The center is an active member of the KU WWI Centennial Commemoration coordinated by the European Studies Program.