Symphony News

  • KC STAR CLASSICAL BEAT: Dvořák's Eighth with Shostakovich

    There is something about the nostalgic music of Czech composer Antonín Dvořák that sounds especially satisfying in the fall...

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  • Oct. 24: New Event! Sounds Relaxing

    Join us for an evening of meditation and music...

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  • Oct. 25: Side by Side with UMKC Conservatory

    The Kansas City Symphony and students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City will join together to perform side by side...

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  • Kansas City Symphony Increases Endowment by $55 Million with Historic 5-Year Campaign

    Thanks to many generous donors the Kansas City Symphony has completed the Masterpiece Endowment Campaign, its largest fundraising effort to date...

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  • Kansas City Symphony Executive Director Talks Classical Music Recordings on KCUR

    Executive Director Frank Byrne provided recommendations for classical music recordings on KCUR's "Up to Date" recently...

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BRAVO SERIES BEGINS! Kansas City Symphony Music Director Michael Stern highlights DVOŘÁK’S EIGHTH with SHOSTAKOVICH, our next Classical Series concert, October 27-29. Learn more about these brilliant, wild works and our guest artist Mayu Kishima.

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