A community and university music celebration
Simple Gifts is a free community & university music celebration, featuring the talents of the Kansas Sinfonietta conducted by David Neely; Vanessa Thomas, soprano; the Lawrence Children’s Choir conducted by Carolyn Welch; and Chaeyoung Park, piano.
The Simple Gifts committee, comprised of the Lawrence Children’s Choir, the Lied Center, the University of Kansas School of Music, the Spencer Museum of Art and the Lawrence Arts Center invites you to celebrate music and enjoy the gifts of live performances all year long.
Additional Free Events
Simple Gifts Pre-Performance Panel Discussion
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 pm, Lied Center Pavilion
Topic: Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor within the context of France in the mid to late 1800’s
- David Neely, conductor, Kansas Sinfonietta
- Susan Earle, curator, European & American Art, Spencer Museum of Art
- Jack Winerock, professor, piano, director, Division of Piano, University of Kansas
- Chaeyoung Park, piano soloist
Free, no tickets required
Admission is free, but tickets are required and can be picked up at the Lied Center Ticket Office.
Summer hours: Weekdays, Noon–5:30 pm.
For more information, please call 785-864-2787.