On This Day in IUPUI History: September 14, 1989

September 14, 1989 

On this day, The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performed a free outdoor concert on the mall outside University Library (now Taylor Hall). The IUPUI  Office of the 20th Anniversary Celebration sponsored the event. Fittingly, the players of the ISO performed Georg Friedrich Handel's "Water Music," a composition originally scored for many wind and brass instruments and played out-of-doors on boats in the Thames River in 1717 in London, to entertain King George I of England.

Musicians of the ISO, the city's premiere musical ensemble, frequently performed on ths IUPUI campus, both in groups and individually, as part of the campus's effort to provide arts and culture to the students, staff, faculty, and the city at large.

A quintet of woodwind players from the ISO performing outside University Library (now Taylor Hall) UA24-005052s  

To learn more about the arts at IUPUI, please contact IUPUI Special Collections and Archives speccoll@iupui.edu.

Updated Sep 14, 2018 by Editor Name Missing