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Remembering Richard Harriman

Harriman-Jewell Series co-founder, Richard Harriman, with tenor Luciano Pavarotti in 1983.

The Harriman-Jewell Series has brought world-class classical music and dance to Kansas City for more than four decades. On Thursday, July 15, the tall, soft-spoken co-founder of that series died. Richard Harriman was 77.

By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, MO – The Harriman-Jewell Series of concerts built a national reputation, both as a launch pad for up and coming musicians, and as a place where world famous artists tried out new material.

Read remembrances of Richard Harriman on the blog of The Wall Street Journal's drama critic, Terry Teachout here and on mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato's blog here.

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