May 20, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – May 20, 2013 – The Kansas City Symphony Board of Directors announced today that after 18 years of leadership as Chair of the Symphony Board, Shirley Bush Helzberg will step down effective June 30, 2013, and assume the title of Chair Emeritus. Helzberg will be succeeded by former American Century CEO and longtime Kansas City civic leader, Bill Lyons.
May 10, 2013
KC Symphony Welcomes Grammy®-winner Oleta Adams to Free Memorial Weekend Concert with Fireworks!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 10, 2013) — The Midwest’s most popular Memorial Weekend event, Bank of AmericaCelebration at the Station, returns for its 11th year to Kansas City’s Union Station on Sunday, May 26. Bank of America Celebration at the Station features Music Director Michael Stern and the Kansas City Symphony performing patriotic favorites against the backdrop of historic Union Station, plus a blazing fireworks finale above the National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial.
March 21, 2013
KC Symphony and Screenland Theatres announce new film with orchestra series in Helzberg Hall
The Kansas City Symphony and Screenland Theatres are thrilled to announce a new partnership celebrating the integral relationship between music and film.
January 8, 2013
Kansas City Symphony releases new CD:Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Suite for “The Wasps”
January 8, 2013 | KANSAS CITY, MO – A new symphonic tour-de-force from the Kansas City Symphony! The KCS released today a new CD of colorful, beloved English music that has been captured in brilliant HDCD sound by GRAMMY®-winning engineer Keith O. Johnson.
November 6, 2012
Kansas City Symphony Hosts TUBACHRISTMAS 2012
Hundreds of tuba and euphonium players bring holiday spirit to Helzberg Hall
October 24, 2012
BMO Private Bank to sponsor two new Symphony programs
BMO Private Bank (formerly M&I Wealth Management) and the Kansas City Symphony are proud to announce a partnership for the 2012-2013 season, which includes lead sponsorship of the Symphony’s new Classics Uncorked chamber orchestra series to be held in Helzberg Hall, and support of the Symphony Business Council.
October 12, 2012
Symphony’s launches new Classics Uncorked series
The Kansas City Symphony will debut a new seriesin Helzberg Hall, Classics Uncorked, beginning November 8 at 7pm. The new Classics Uncorked series has an earlier start time, a shorter program without intermission, a more casual atmosphere, and a free glass of wine or champagne after the concert, along with the chance to socialize with Symphony musicians in the Brandmeyer Grand Lobby.
October 8, 2012
Kansas City Symphony debuts Free Happy Hour Chamber Music Series
The Symphony Happy Hour Chamber Music Series is designed as an after-work opportunity to enjoy chamber music by ensembles of KCS musicians. It’s the perfect after-work way to unwind. Come by Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center October 17 at 6 pm for the first of four Happy Hour FREE chamber music concerts featuring Symphony musicians.
September 20, 2012
Kansas City Symphony Launches Three New Series
The Kansas City Symphony will debut three new series in Helzberg Hall this fall. With tickets for the Symphony in high demand, these new weekday series offer more opportunities to enjoy great music in new settings and styles of performance.
August 14, 2012
Symphony Classical Season Begins September 28-30
“Symphonic Pictures” season theme and Composer in Residence introduced; violinist Vadim Gluzman debuts