String Ensemble to Give Friday Night Concert
Posted on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 [12:00 AM]
The Petar Jankovic Ensemble includes Petar
Sophie Bird, Minju Kim,
Rose Wollman and Kyra Saltman.
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Area residents can enjoy a
concert Friday night at Lindsey Wilson College before returning
home to watch the latest "Game of the Century."
The Petar Jankovic Ensemble will perform at 6:30
p.m. CT Friday, March 28, in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital
Hall, 155 Blue Raider Drive. The event is free and open to the
public. The concert will last about 90 minutes.
"To accommodate residents who want to watch Friday
night's basketball game between the University of Kentucky and the
University of Louisville, we have moved up the concert's start time
to 6:30," said LWC Cultural Affairs Chair Phil Hanna. "People can
enjoy concert of great classical music, followed by a great
Selections to be performed at the March 28 concert
include: Manuel De Falla's "Danza No. 1"; Isaac Albeniz's
"Asturias"; children melodies by Claude Debussy; selections from
Dmitri Shostakovich preludes and fugues; three tangos by Astor
Piazzolla; and a Brazilian medley.
The Petar Jankovic Ensemble is a unique chamber ensemble
because it is a traditional string quintet, except it is led by
Jankovic on guitar.
Jankovic -- an international award-winning musician and
professor at the renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
-- blends Spanish and Latin American influences with European
In addition to Jankovic, the ensemble includes violinists
Sophie Bird and Minju Kim, violist Rose Wollman and cellist Kyra
The Petar Jankovic Ensemble will perform a free
concert at 6:30 p.m. CT Friday, March 28, in W.W. Slider Humanities
Center Recital Hall, 155 Blue Raider Drive. For more information,
contact LWC Cultural Affairs Chair Phil Hanna at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the Petar Jankovic
Ensemble, go to: petarjankovic.com/ensemble/