March 10, 2020
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…
February 19, 2020
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…
September 9, 2019
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…
July 30, 2019
Kansas City Symphony Extends Musicians’ Contract through 2023
Musicians, management add 2 years to current contract early and without attorneys present for second consecutive time…
July 9, 2019
Kansas City Symphony announces Classics Uncorked concerts, free events, plus on-sale dates for 2019/20 season
Across the board, from masterpieces to movies, it’s going to be a big, fun 2019/20 season for the Kansas City Symphony…
June 20, 2019
Kansas City Symphony Renews Associate Conductor Contract
The Kansas City Symphony has renewed David T. Beals III Associate Conductor Jason Seber’s contract for two more years, which will now extend through June 2021.
April 17, 2019
2019 Bank of America Celebration at the Station to feature free Kansas City Symphony concert, fireworks, family fun, veteran services
Presented by the Kansas City Symphony, the 17th annual Memorial Day weekend tradition includes great music, live firing cannons, food trucks and KC’s biggest fireworks display.
March 19, 2019
Kansas City Symphony Names Next Executive Director
Kansas City Symphony Board Chair William M. Lyons announced today the Symphony Board has selected Daniel E. Beckley as the next Executive Director of the Kansas City Symphony to succeed Frank Byrne, who will complete his nearly 19-year tenure this year. Beckley will assume the role of Executive Director on July 29.
January 29, 2019
Kansas City Symphony to Welcome Big Stars, Celebrate Anniversaries in 2019/20 Season
The Kansas City Symphony 2019/20 season is a blockbuster lineup with epic music, many superstars and timeless films for audiences of all ages.
October 10, 2018
Kansas City Symphony to Attempt GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for the Largest Tuba Ensemble
Symphony to present free concert for GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt with more than 700 tubas at Municipal Arena in downtown Kansas City