Symphony News

  • KC STAR CLASSICAL BEAT: KC Symphony to present Mahler’s symphony on the beauty of eternity

    Gustav Mahler considered “Das Lied von der Erde” (Song of the Earth) a symphony, though it was for two voices and orchestra...

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  • PODCAST: Schubert's "Unfinished" with Mahler

    Familiarize yourself with upcoming concert repertoire by listening to the Symphonys free podcast on SoundCloud...

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  • Feb. 25: FREE Inside Music Series Event with Julian Kaplan, Trumpet

    Learn more from the Symphony's own Principal Trumpet Julian Kaplan at this free event...

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  • March 1: Side by Side with the Youth Symphony of Kansas City

    The Kansas City Symphony and Youth Symphony of Kansas City will join together to rehearse side by side...

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  • Kansas City Symphony Unveils Star-Studded 2017-18 Season

    From iconic stars to timeless music, there’s never been a better time to be a subscriber to the Kansas City Symphony 2017-18 season...

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Watch this short video and find out why Michael Stern says the symphonic works of THIS weekends' concerts, Feb 24-26, are "Some of the most profound of our season."

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