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Symphony Classical Season Begins September 28-30

“Symphonic Pictures” season theme and Composer in Residence introduced; violinist Vadim Gluzman debuts



Charles Bruffy extends contract with Kansas City Symphony

John Lithgow narrates Kansas City Symphony family concert September 16th

The Kansas City Symphony’s Family Series begins September 16th with “Farkle & Friends.” Based on John Lithgow’s spellbinding children’s book of the same title, the remarkable Farkle McBride is a musical genius who plays the violin, flute, trombone and drums with incredible skill. But something is missing. The orchestra serves both to accompany young Farkle on his musical journeys as well as underscore McBride’s emotional experiences as he struggles to find his musical passion. This concert also features Carnival of the Animals with Lithgow’s own narration.

Symphony Presents Free Labor Day Concert

Symphony concert to air nationally on PBS on Friday, July 20

The Kansas City Symphony will be featured in the documentary Homecoming: the Kansas City Symphony Presents Joyce DiDonato, premiering nationally on PBS stations on Friday, July 20, including KCPT Channel 19.1 in Kansas City.

Kansas City Symphony Announces New Concertmaster

Aram Demirjian Chosen as Symphony Assistant Conductor

Kansas City Symphony Announces 2013-14 Season

KC Symphony Performance to be broadcast on PBS nationwide

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