Symphony News

  • Kansas City Symphony Soars in 3rd Season at New Hall

    Artistic excellence, diversified programming drive record sales, donations...

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  • KC STAR: Aram Demirjian and the Kansas City Symphony will rock you

    Aram Demirjian has a busy couple of weeks ahead of him, but that’s not unusual for the associate conductor of the Kansas City Symphony...

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  • 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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  • Charles & Virginia Clark Inside Music Series: Joyce DiDonato on Sept. 13

    Two students will benefit from the advice and vocal wisdom of hometown darling and international opera star Joyce DiDonato at the free Charles & Virginia Clark Inside Music Series masterclass…

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  • Join Kansas City Symphony Alliance to celebrate ‘Rising Symphony Stars’ in October

    This new evening event will be a unique opportunity to hear the best talent from the Symphony's annual Young Artist Competition...

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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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