Upcoming Harriman-Jewell Performance

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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Photo by Benjamin White on Unsplash

Renee Fleming is set to perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. Students at William Jewell College can reserve free tickets for the Harriman-Jewell Series performance..

Renee Fleming is an acclaimed soprano, four-time Grammy winner and National Medal of Arts recipient. Her talents have been recognized all over the world with notable performances at the Metropolitan Opera, 2008 Olympic Games and Buckingham Palace. The fourteen-time Grammy-nominated classical artist has recorded in all genres – from classical pieces to movie and musical soundtracks. Fleming has been hailed as having the most beautiful soprano voice in the world and mastery over her range. 

Renee Fleming.
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Fleming will be performing an exciting and diverse program including classical pieces by composers George Frideric Handel, Edvard Greig and Richard Strauss, as well as modern pieces such as “The Sound of Music.” Fleming will be performing in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center – a beautiful concert hall with exceptional architectural and acoustic features. 

The Harriman-Jewell Series is presenting Renee Fleming as part of their 2021-22 season. The Kansas City-based concert series has a rich history of performing arts as talented and world-famous artists are regularly brought to the Kansas City area to perform. Richard Harriman founded the Harriman-Jewell series in affiliation with William Jewell College in 1965. The concert series has made a lasting legacy on Kansas City culture and continues to inspire audiences with premier performances.

To reserve their complimentary tickets, students must fill out the form sent to them and pick up their tickets from Marston 220. On Nov. 17 doors open at 5:30 p.m. and students are invited to a pre-show gathering where they can socialize and receive a free drink before the concert.

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