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Symphonic Genesis and Phil Collins

“Sussudio,” “In the Air Tonight" and more.

Joyce Yang Plays Tchaikovsky

A thrilling audience favorite >> March 1-3

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April in Paris

A Cabaret Concert Celebrating the KC Symphony

Tech N9ne with the KC Symphony

ON SALE NOW > Saturday, May 4

Matthias Pintscher Is Named Fifth Music Director of Kansas City Symphony, Starting 2024–25

"One of Europe’s leading lights” -Washington Post

Around the World in 80 Days

Family Series Concert >> Sunday, March 10

Cathie Ryan with the Kansas City Symphony

St. Patrick’s Weekend Concert >> March 16

Matthias Pintscher Welcomes Violinist Philippe Quint

Ravel’s Boléro, with Foley’s Soul Bass

See this double bass double threat in action!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 2 in Concert

Experience the epic final battle >> April 11-14

Music Director Michael Stern's Final Season

2023/24 Season Ticket packages available now

Classical, Pops & Family Series

2023/24 Season Ticket packages available now

Classical, Pops & Family Series

Magnificent musicianship that will refresh and recharge you! KC's premier live music experience is right here. Let's make great memories together. Curated Classical, Pops and Family Series packages -- or Create Your Own season ticket by choosing at least 4 concerts and save 10%. Secure the best available seats now.

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Experience

What to Expect at the Symphony

Experience

What to Expect at the Symphony

Expect to enjoy yourself! There’s no need to study, but we do have notes, podcasts and playlists and more for your enjoyment.

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Community

Learning Through Orchestral Music

Community

Learning Through Orchestral Music

From programming in Helzberg Hall to community outreach, we have programs for people throughout the community to experience hands-on access to the symphonic music.

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Spotlight | Principal Bassoon, Barton P. and Mary D. Cohen Chair

Ann Bilderback

Ann Bilderback

Spotlight | Principal Bassoon, Barton P. and Mary D. Cohen Chair

Ann Bilderback

Ann Bilderback became the principal bassoonist of the Kansas City Symphony in 1999 and holds the Barton P. and Mary D. Cohen Chair. Prior to her appointment, she served as principal bassoonist with the Louisiana Philharmonic and second bassoonist with the Omaha Symphony. She has participated in many music festivals throughout her career, including the National Repertory Orchestra, National Orchestral Institute, Kent/Blossom Music Festival, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Round Top Festival Institute and the Spoleto Festival in Italy. Bilderback received her bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music and her master’s degree from Rice University. A native of Chicago, her principal teachers were K. David Van Hoesen, John Hunt and Benjamin Kamins. She resides in Olathe, Kansas, with her husband Ken and her children, Susan and James.


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