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Concert Schedule Update

Postponing fall schedule due to COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Update

Kansas City Symphony postpones fall concerts until January 2021

Dear friends,

To say the last few months have been strange and difficult for all of us would be an enormous understatement. The Kansas City Symphony exists to make music, and not being able to perform for you during this time is difficult. Our musicians have been so creative over the last few months, bringing you fun and moving performances online on Facebook, Instagram and on our At Home pages. We hope you are enjoying getting to know us in a completely different way and seeing some of the personalities and sheer creativity in our orchestra.

We have just announced that in the interest of everyone’s safety — you, our musicians and our staff — we are moving the beginning of our 2020/21 season to early January. We will not present concerts as planned between September 1 and December 31 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Instead, our season will be rearranged, with some programming changes made to our core Classical, Pops and Family series concerts. We are optimistic that things will be looking up six months from now, and we are developing plans to safely present each subscription series in full in Helzberg Hall.

A revised concert schedule will be announced in the coming weeks, and we will be in touch to help you with tickets and seating. Until then, please follow the Symphony on Facebook, Instagram and our website for the latest announcements, online performances, podcasts and educational resources.

We are also developing exciting plans for this fall that include chamber music featuring small ensembles of musicians, with live performances online and outdoors as much as possible. Whether it is in your neighborhood or in your own home, we will find ways to bring great music to you.

Our commitment to provide you with the finest live performances possible will never change. We deeply appreciate your continued support. Thank you. 

With very best wishes for health and hope,

Danny Beckley
Executive Director, Kansas City Symphony

Read the press release