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  • KC STAR CLASSICAL BEAT: Kansas City Symphony opens its season with romance and rapture

    The Kansas City Symphony will open its fifth season in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts with an over-the-top romantic violin concerto, a powerful symphony by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky...

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  • Opening Weekend violinist Stefan Jackiw shares his thoughts about the Korngold Concerto

    Learn what guest violinist Stefan Jackiw is looking forward to when he visits Kansas City to perform the Korngold Violin Concerto Sept. 30-Oct. 2 with the Symphony...

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  • KC STUDIO talks with David T. Beals III Assistant Conductor Jason Seber

    Jason Seber starts his first year as assistant conductor for the Kansas City Symphony with a full schedule and an attitude to inspire teamwork and embrace challenges...

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  • Enjoy the Kansas City Symphony from the New Choral Seats

    The Choral Loft in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts recieved an awesome upgrade over the summer. Brand new individual seats, identical to those found in the rest of the hall, have...

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  • KC Symphony to play with ‘once-in-a-generation’ Russian pianist

    Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, 25, will join the Kansas City Symphony to perform his own piano concerto the weekend of Nov. 18....

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Experience thrills, chills and passion as our Classical Season begins. Music Director Michael Stern talks about our opening weekend, September 30 - October 2, in the video above. Secure your seats to see and hear Tchaikovsky's blazing Symphony No. 4, Korngold's lush & romantic Violin Concerto featuring violinist Stefan Jackiw​ and American composer Partick Harlin's "Rapture." Call the Symphony Box Office at (816) 471-0400.

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