December 3, 2015
The Kansas City Symphony knows how to guarantee a smooth baton handoff. Following a demanding audition process, the Symphony has selected a new assistant conductor for the 2016-17 season. Jason Seber will succeed Aram Demirjian, who has served as Kansas City Symphony associate conductor since the 2012-13 season and will continue his duties with the Symphony through June 2016. Seber will begin his duties in September 2016…
October 1, 2015
Kansas City Symphony Extends Contract for Music Director Michael Stern through 2020
Kansas City Symphony Board Chair William M. Lyons and Executive Director Frank Byrne today announced Music Director Michael Stern has renewed his contract through the 2019-2020 season.
September 21, 2015
Kansas City Symphony 2014-15 Season Results Reveal Thriving, Growing Success Story
With uncompromising artistic standards, rock-solid financials and inspired leadership, the Kansas City Symphony is a powerful role model as a highly successful, engaged American symphony orchestra…
September 17, 2015
Kansas City Symphony to Perform National Anthem at Kansas City Chiefs Home Opener
For the first time ever, the full Kansas City Symphony will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the Kansas City Chiefs’ Red Thursday, Sept. 17, in conjunction with the 2015 home opener versus the Denver Broncos on CBS’ Thursday Night Football. Music Director Michael Stern will not only conduct the Symphony but also lead the Arrowhead Stadium crowd in singing the national anthem.
July 14, 2015
Kansas City Symphony Unveils 2015-16 Classics Uncorked Series, Announces Extra Concerts
The Kansas City Symphony is squeezing more fizz and sparkle into its already-brimming 2015-16 schedule. The popular Classics Uncorked Series returns for a fourth season, plus the Symphony has found creative ways to add more exciting concerts featuring big-name performers and unique programs into its increasingly full schedule.
April 22, 2015
Kansas City Symphony’s Free Memorial Day Weekend Celebration Grows Bigger, Better for 2015
Kansas City’s best Memorial Day weekend concert and party, Bank of America Celebration at the Station, just keeps getting bigger and better — and this year is no exception.
April 2, 2015
Kristin Chenoweth to sing with Kansas City Symphony Oct. 3 for Kansas City Young Audiences benefit concert
Award-winning singer, actress and musical theater star Kristin Chenoweth will appear with the Kansas City Symphony at 8 p.m. on October 3 in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts as a benefit concert.
January 12, 2015
Kansas City Symphony Announces 2015-16 Season Lineup
At this past weekend’s concerts, the Kansas City Symphony announced programming for its 2015-16 Classical Series. Additionally, the Symphony unveils its dates and guest artists for its 2015-16 Pops and Family Series, plus special and holiday concerts…
December 22, 2014
Kansas City Symphony Announces Next Recording Repertoire
The Kansas City Symphony today announced it will record Holst’s beloved The Planets and Ballet Music from The Perfect Fool in January with the award-winning audiophile label Reference Recordings.
September 2, 2014
Kansas City Symphony Soars in 3rd Season at New Hall
Artistically and financially, the Kansas City Symphony has completed its most successful season. It also has become a cultural destination, attracting ticket purchasers for the first time from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries.