KENOSHA - Pianist Nina Kennedy will join the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra Saturday for a performance of Gershwin's Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra.
Conducted by Elizabeth Schulze, the concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Reuther Auditorium, 58th Street and Sheridan Road.
Following Kennedy's Lincoln Center debut in 1987, The New York Times proclaimed the arrival of "a new outstanding performer on the classical music scene." In Germany, the media touted her "personal flair," while critics in the Netherlands proclaimed her "a great artist … the finest imaginable."
Kennedy, winner of the 1988-89 National Endowment for the Arts Solo Recitalist Fellowship, has been featured on numerous television and radio broadcasts including a recital for the BBC in London.During her 1985 European tour, she appeared in recital at the American Embassy in Paris.
This spring, EMI Classics will release her debut album featuring works by Gershwin, Ravel, Chopin and Rachmaninoff.
Admission costs $11 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens. For more information or to reserve tickets, call the orchestra office at 654-9080.