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June 6, 2008

Music, visual arts will be featured June 13 on 'Know the Score'

Both music and the visual arts will be featured on the live presentation of "Know the Score LIVE!" 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 13. The program will be broadcast from the University of Iowa Museum of Art's Lasansky Gallery and the Nancy and Craig Willis Atrium.

"Know the Score," part of the monthly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer, can be heard at that time on radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM (101.7 FM in Dubuque); KUNZ, 91.1 FM, Ottumwa; and KHKE, 89.5 FM in Cedar Falls/Waterloo. It will be rebroadcast 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 14, on the Iowa Public Radio classical network.

The program will open with conductor Daniel Kleinknecht discussing the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre's upcoming production of Verdi's "Aida." Sean Ulmer of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art will talk about two complementary sports-related exhibition at the museum: "All-Stars" and "The ESPY Collection."

In the second hour, pianist Rene Lecuona, cellist Hannah Holman and violinist Zoran Jakovcic -- faculty at the UI School of Music -- will perform music by Beethoven and Schubert. The program will close with performances by three younger musicians: cellist Amy Pirtle, violist Anton Jakovcic and pianist Conor Hanick.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association is the corporate sponsor of "Know the Score LIVE!" broadcasts. The Motley Cow Café will provide refreshments.

The UI Museum of Art is located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City. Admission is free to the museum and to the "Know the Score LIVE!" broadcast. For more information in the UI Museum of Art visit http://www.uiowa.edu/uima.

Information on KSUI broadcasts is available at http://ksui.uiowa.edu/.

The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

For UI arts information and calendar updates, visit http://www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, go to http://list.uiowa.edu/archives/acr-news.html, click the link "Join or leave the list (or change settings)" and follow the instructions.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACTS: Joan Kjaer, Iowa Public Radio, 319-335-5746, joan-kirkman@uiowa.edu; Peter Alexander, Arts Center Relations, 319-384-0072 (office), 319-541-2846 (cell), peter-alexander@uiowa.edu