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Kansas City Symphony guarantees no changes to musician salaries, benefits through current 2019/20 season

The Kansas City Symphony leadership and musicians have reached an agreement to guarantee musician salaries and benefits through the end of this current season…


Kansas City Symphony to Release First Episode of New Podcast

The Kansas City Symphony today released the first episode of its new podcast called “Beethoven Walks into a Bar…” The podcast features three hosts from the Symphony family: David T. Beals III Associate Conductor Jason Seber, Principal Flute Michael Gordon and Education Manager Stephanie Brimhall. Moving forward, they plan to invite guests to join in as well…


Kansas City Symphony to Cancel or Postpone Concerts through May 10 due to COVID-19

The Kansas City Symphony has suspended all concerts and events through May 10 due to mandates and concerns regarding COVID-19, which impacts the following concerts…


Kansas City Symphony Unveils Thrilling 2020/21 Concert Season

The 2020/21 season features top classical works, today’s leading artists and conductors, first-time performances of core masterworks, music of Queen and John Williams, stars Kenny G and Audra McDonald, timeless films Princess Bride, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and more…


Kansas City Symphony Announces the Fifth Installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

Audiences will experience the next chapter of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Kansas City Symphony performing Nicholas Hooper’s entire score live to picture…


Kansas City Symphony Signs Music Director Michael Stern through 2023, Will Honor Stern with Laureate Title

Kansas City Symphony Board Chair Patrick McCown and Executive Director Daniel Beckley are pleased to announce they have renewed Music Director Michael Stern’s contract through the 2022/23 season…


Kansas City Symphony Extends Musicians’ Contract through 2023


Kansas City Symphony announces Classics Uncorked concerts, free events, plus on-sale dates for 2019/20 season


Kansas City Symphony Renews Associate Conductor Contract


2019 Bank of America Celebration at the Station to feature free Kansas City Symphony concert, fireworks, family fun, veteran services


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