Tuesday, October 7, 2003

Kentucky to do



Enquirer staff reports

Candidate, spouse to read to children

FORT THOMAS - Independent gubernatorial candidate Stacy Abner will read her favorite children's books at a special story time for children at 2 p.m. today at the Philip N. Carrico branch of the Campbell County Public Library at 1000 Highland Ave.

At a similar story time session held at the same location at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jennifer Chandler, wife of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Chandler, will read from her own favorite children's books.

The readings are open the public. Information: (859) 781-6166.

Chanticleer chorus to perform at NKU

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - The Grammy Award winning all-male chorus Chanticleer will perform at 8 p.m. today at Northern Kentucky University's Greaves Concert Hall.

The performance, "Passport to Song," will feature a mixture of classical music, contemporary compositions and folk songs from Asia, Europe and the Americas from on the shared human condition.

Call (859) 572-6399 to purchase tickets, which are $28.

Composers to debut new music

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - Five composers will debut new music at a concert in Northern Kentucky University's Greaves Concert Hall at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Composer Daron Aric Hagen will have a work based on Sept. 11 premiered and performed by The Amernet String Quartet and Baritone Paul Kreider.

Other composers and their new works will include: "Scherzo at the Speed of Light," by William Neil, a flute and piccolo concerto performed by Betty Douglas; "Four Shades for Tenor Saxophone and Piano," by jazz composer Walt Weiskop, performed by pianist Stefan Karlsson and saxophonist James Bunte; and "To Create the Heaven and Earth," by NKU professor Philip Koplow, a work written with texts taken from the Bible.

Sergei Polusmiak will perform the North American premier of Ukrainian composer Vladamir Zolotukhine's "Piano Sonatas."

Ticket prices are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students. Information: (859) 572-6399.




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