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In Performance at the Governor's Mansion
On the Road at the RiverPark Center, Owensboro

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Past Broadcasts:

Wednesday, December 8, 1999 at 9:00/8:00 pm CT on KET

Monday, December 20, 1999 at 9:00/8:00 pm CT on KET2

Monday, August 7, 2000 at 9:00/8:00 pm CT on KET2

Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at 9:00/8:00 pm CT on KET

Saturday, June 21, 2003 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET2

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The setting for this 1999 edition of In Performance is the RiverPark Center in Owensboro, which opened in 1992. Because it’s situated on the Ohio River, water is the theme for the evening, which includes the Owensboro Symphony performing excerpts from Handel’s Water Music, Thomson’s Suite from The River, and excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The orchestra also performs “Allegro Vivo” from Coolidge’s Pioneer Dances.

The Sutton Singers, an Owensboro children’s choir under the direction of Julie White, perform several pieces before being joined by gospel singer Alma Randolph for “Peace Like a River/Amen.” Randolph follows with two more show-stoppers: “Amazing Grace” and “America the Beautiful.”

For the final performance of the evening, pianist Lee Luvisi joins the orchestra to perform the “Rondo Allegro” from Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73. Born in Louisville, Luvisi enjoys an international reputation and is Artist in Residence at the University of Louisville School of Music.

Sky Yancey is the program host.

The RiverPark Center is an active cultural center, hosting more than 1,000 events each year. The center also provides a wide range of educational programs and a full schedule of dazzling productions by touring national companies. It is home to the Owensboro Symphony, the Owensboro Concert Association, the Owensboro Dance Theatre, and Owensboro Community College’s Oak Island Players.



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