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Live in Alexandria! Fred Child, Host of Performance Today

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Join Red River Radio and the Arts Council of Central Louisiana as we welcome Fred Child, host of Performance Today, to Alexandria for his only Louisiana appearance on Saturday, October 3, at 7:30 p.m.

Performance Today is America’s most popular classical music radio program and a winner of the 2014 Gabriel Award for artistic achievement. This nationally-broadcast radio program is heard on nearly 300 public radio stations, reaching nearly 1.4 million listeners every week. Fred Child will make this special appearance in Alexandria as a benefit event in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Red River Radio. 

This October 3 event will feature live musical performances by musicians from across the region, including pianist Asiya Korepanova (winner of the 2012 Wideman International Piano Competition), classical guitarist John De Chiaro and others. Between performances, Child will discuss with the musicians their art and inspiration. Audience will also have the chance for insight into how Fred Child’s beloved radio program is taped and produced.

Do not miss this “once in a lifetime” event to be held Saturday, October 3, at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, the jewel of the downtown Alexandria Cultural District. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Purchasers of Patron Level tickets are invited to an exclusive Patron Meet and Greet Party with Fred Child beginning at 6 p.m. and featuring wine and hors d’oeuvres.

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