Posted by Bob Evans
Lyric Opera of Kansas City
Announces Soundscapes in the City
At American Jazz Museum
WHO: Lyric Opera of Kansas City in partnership with American Jazz Museum
Apprentices Tom Drew and Kelli Van Meter
Baseball: A Musical Love Letter cast members Allison Jones, Anthony Perkins Jr., and Willis White
WHAT: Soundscapes in the City, a series of FREE, short, outdoor concerts featuring Lyric Opera of Kansas City artists singing hits from opera and musical theatre, was launched last fall to great acclaim. This Soundscape features a unique program of jazz, boogie, show tunes, and opera. Those who could not get tickets to our sold out run of Baseball: A Musical Love Letter will have the chance to hear selections from the show, including “Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?” and “Baseball Boogie”. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket and chairs, and enjoy a beautiful evening of opera and musical theatre’s greatest hits.
WHEN: Wed., May 12 @ 6 p.m.
WHERE: The Jay McShann Pavilion behind the American Jazz Museum (1616 E. 18th St, KCMO 64108)
About Lyric Opera of Kansas City
Founded in 1958 and now one of the nation’s premiere regional opera companies, Lyric Opera of Kansas City brings high-quality live operatic performances to the people of the Kansas City and a five-state region. Repertoire choices encompass original-language performances of standard repertory, as well as contemporary and American operas. The company’s productions enrich the community it serves while reflecting the highest artistic standards of the profession. Lyric Opera offers innovative programs to further music and arts education in schools and in the community. Opera lovers can be fans of Lyric Opera of Kansas City on Facebook or follow the company on Twitter or Instagram at @kcopera.