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April 7, 2008

Ensemble Galilei delights crowd at Brown Theatre


Ensemble GalileiPerforming First Person: Stories From the Edge of the World the new collaboration with NPR's Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan and the National Geographic Society, Ensemble Galilei delighted the crowd during its performance Friday night in Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre.

The performance featured spectacular photographs from the National Geographic Image Collection, narratives from some of the world's greatest explorers interwoven with Ensemble Galilei's brilliant performances of Irish, Scottish, early and original music.  Edited, written, and narrated by Neal Conan, host of NPR's "Talk of the Nation."

The presentation was supported by the Mid-America Arts Alliance with generous underwriting by the National Endowment for the Arts, Kansas Arts Commission, and foundations, corporations and individuals throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.