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Lied Center announces 2011-2012 lineup

Herbie Hancock will be amongst the performers during the 2011-2012 season at the Lied Center, 1600 Steward Drive.

Herbie Hancock will be amongst the performers during the 2011-2012 season at the Lied Center, 1600 Steward Drive.

May 1, 2011

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On Saturday representatives of the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, announced their 2011-2012 schedule for performing arts on the Kansas University campus. Some of the highlights include Herbie Hancock, David Sedaris, the Jin Xing Dance Theatre and SFJAZZ Collective.

The season will begin with an open house Aug. 27. This event will also serve to commemorate the Lied Center Pavilion.

“We’re excited to present these magnificent performances,” Lied Center executive director Tim van Leer says via a press release.

2012 is the year of the dragon, and the Lied Center is celebrating all season long with performances from AnDa Union, the Chamber Ensemble of the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra and Jin Xing Theatre.

Here is the full list of performances scheduled for the 2011-2012 as of this time:

Sept. 30

“Gypsy Fire” by Compañia Flamenca José Porcel, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $28 for adults, $5 for students and youth

Oct. 16

“Chamber Music with Latin American Flavor” by La Catrina Quartet, 2 p.m.

Price: $21 for adults, $5 for students and youth

Oct. 21

The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $28 for adults, $10 students and youth

Oct. 29

“The Intergalactic Nemesis,” 7:30 p.m.

Price: $21 for adults, $10 for students and youth

Oct. 30

Herbie Hancock, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $45 for adults, $22.50 for students and youth

Nov. 5

AnDa Union, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $21 for adults, $5 for students and youth

Nov. 9

An Evening with David Sedaris, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $40 for adults, $15 for students and youth

Nov. 12

Suzanne Farrell Ballet, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $28, $10 for students and youth

Nov. 19

Ethel String Quartet, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $21 for adults, $5 for students and youth

Dec. 10

“Songs of the season” by The Celtic Tenors, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $28 for adults, $10 for students

Jan. 18

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific,” 7:30 p.m.

Price: $46 for adults $23 for students

Jan. 29

“A musical conversation between friends” by Chiara String Quartet, 2 p.m.

Price: $21 for adults, $5 for students

Feb. 2

Elvis Lives: The ultimate Elvis Tribute, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $36 for adults and $15 for students and youth

Feb. 13

Chamber Ensemble of the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $28 for adults, $10 for studnets, youth

Feb. 18

“Shuffle. Play. Listen” by cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $21 for adults and $5 for students and youth

Feb. 23

Jin Xing Dance Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $24 adult, $10 for students and youth

March 14

SFJAZZ, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $24 adult, $10 student

March 31

Mnozil Brass from Austria, 7:30 p.m.

Price: $24 for adults, $10 for students and youth

April 10, 11, 13 and 14

“Farfalle (Butterflies)” by Compagnia TPO, time depends on day

Price: $24 for adults, $12 for students and youth

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