The Elgar Concerto Within the Context of WWI

Friday, September 26, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, Lied Center Seymour Gallery

Sponsored by KU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


Join these speakers for a pre-performance conversation and learn more about the Elgar cello concerto within the context of WWI, the recently acquired WWI collection at the Spencer Museum and KU’s WWI Commemoration.
David Neely, Conductor, KU Symphony Orchestra

Stephen Goddard, Associate Director and Senior Curator, Spencer Museum of Art

Lorie Vanchena, Chair, KU WWI Centennial Commemoration planning committee and Academic Director, European Studies Program

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.