Symphony News

  • First Classics Uncorked Concert of the Season to Feature Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

    On Friday, Sept. 5, the Kansas City Symphony will perform Queen’s well-loved rock anthem, along with timeless hits from Dvořák, Smetana and Bizet…

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  • Chicago Daily Herald: Kansas City emerges as a creative crossroads

    The Kansas City Symphony and its wonderful home, Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, were included in a recent article by the Chicago Daily Herald...

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  • Symphony to Celebrate Labor Day with Free Pops in the Park Concert

    Make plans now to attend the free community concert at The Theatre in the Park at Shawnee Mission Park on Monday, Sept. 1...

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  • Program Change Announced for March 27-29, 2015 Classical Series Concerts

    The Symphony has announced a program change for the 10th classical concert weekend of the coming season, March 27-29, 2015...

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  • Singer-Songwriter Natalie Merchant to Sing with Kansas City Symphony for Special Concert

    Experience Natalie Merchant with the Kansas City Symphony on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts...

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This past season, people from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, US Virgin Islands and eight other countries attended Kansas City Symphony concerts in the 2013-2014 season. The Kansas City Symphony did 173 performances of 53 different programs, including performances for the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet. Children from 255 schools in 42 school districts participated in Symphony education programs. More than 50,000 people attended the Symphony's Bank of America Celebration at the Station on Memorial Day weekend, with more than 1 million watching the concert broadcast on television. You helped to make this -- and so much more -- possible. Thank You!

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