On the Road to the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, Madisonville
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Sunday, December 23, 2001 at 9:00/8:00 pm CT on KET
Saturday, June 14, 2003 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET2
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Flutist Jim Walker excels at both jazz and classical music. Youve heard his solo and ethnic flutes featured on the soundtracks of major motion pictures such as Anna and the King, Titanic, The Patriot, and hundreds more. On this In Performance at the Governors Mansion, he treats a home crowd to two pieces: Kennans Night Soliloquy and a work written especially for Walker, American Flute Salute.
Walker exemplifies what this on-the-road edition is all aboutthe talent of Western Kentucky. Walker is originally from Muhlenberg County and graduated from the University of Louisville School of Music. Here he performs with another university music group, the Murray State University Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dennis L. Johnson. The orchestra also performs Nicolais Merry Wives of Windsor and two movements from Stravinskys Firebird Suite.
Janet Cunningham, a vocalist from Central City, takes the stage to sing Three American Gospel Songs by Luigi Zaninelli. And members of the Governors School for the Arts 1999, 2000, and 2001 vocal music ensembles perform two Mozart works with Dr. A.T. Simpson directing. The all-star cast ends the program with The Battle Hymn of the Republic.
Sky Yancey hosts the performance, taped in 2001 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts in Madisonville.
Seasons 2-5 were made possible
by a generous grant from Ashland Inc.