Symphony News

  • Kansas City Symphony Announces ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ Concert

    For the first time in Kansas City, audiences will experience a live orchestra performing music to the entire film from one of the most beloved film franchises in history...

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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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  • Q&A: Chatting with Organist Dorothy Papadakos

    Dorothy Papdakos is known for her silent film programs. The Kansas City Symphony is presenting the 1929 silent film classic “Phantom of the Opera” starring Lon Chaney...

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  • KC STAR: The Classical Beat: Experience Lon Chaney’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’ with live organ music

    Every Halloween, the Kansas City Symphony’s Screenland at the Symphony series provides a treat for Kansas City...

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  • Kansas City Symphony to Perform at Blue Valley Northwest High School

    As part of the Bill and Peggy Lyons Support School Music program, the Kansas City Symphony will perform a concert on Tuesday, Nov. 1 to benefit the Blue Valley School District music programs...

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A spectacular Classical Series concert weekend is just around the corner, November 18-20. We will be performing Beethoven's Overture to "Egmont," and Brahms' Second Symphony. Our wonderful guest pianist Daniil Trifonov also will share his own Piano Concerto in E-Flat Minor. Watch this short video with Music Director Michael Stern. Then, call the Symphony Box Office at (816) 471-0400 Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to secure your seats.

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