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Returning to Kansas City, the Venice Baroque Orchestra graced the Folly Theater last weekend as part of the Harriman-Jewell Series with featured guest violinist Nicola Benedetti for an evening of charming works played with incredible character and the brilliant spirit of Baroque Italy.
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As February comes to a close, there are still several outstanding musical performances scheduled, including those by the Morgenstern Trio, the Kansas City Symphony, and the Spire Chamber Music Ensemble. The Lyric Opera of Kansas City takes on Jake Heggie’s modern opera "Dead Man Walking" in March, while newEar Contemporary Ensemble will perform works by other contemporary composers in its third concert of the season. The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine will play traditional works as part of the Harriman-Jewell Series, and the Midwest Chamber Ensemble has programmed two performances of musical favorites by British composers. Also, a number of our fine community orchestras, such as the Kansas City Civic Orchestra, the Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City, and the Heritage Philharmonic, are scheduled to perform through mid-March.
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Like a box of chocolates, the pre-professionals of the Midwest Chamber Ensemble’s annual Valentine’s Day Concert offered trifles of romanticism and loveliness in musical form.
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The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day concerts have become a beloved tradition in the Kansas City classical music community, and this one featured the effervescent “Serenade for Strings” by Tchaikovsky, plus several shorter works.
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Theater League presents the perennial favorite “The Phantom of the Opera” by Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Music Hall.
11 days ago | |
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Philip Posey and the Kansas City Wind Symphony called upon a flute soloist, a marimba quartet and a narrator to help them tell tales of seas and seafaring in a program called “Songs of the Earth and the Sea.”
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The Harriman-Jewell Series recently announced its 2017–18 season, and promises to fill Kansas City’s concert halls with some of the world’s greatest artists.
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Park University’s International Center for Music hosted Schmuel Ashkenazi and Meng-Chieh Liu, both faculty members at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, for a concert of all three violin sonatas by Johannes Brahms in an intimate recital at the new 1900 Building venue.
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Pianist Jon Nakamatsu, winner of the 1997 Van Cliburn Piano Competition, brought life and character to works by Mozart, Brahms, Schumann, and Chopin. This well-rounded program complimented his majestic and sensitive playing style, dazzling the audience at the Lied Center last weekend.
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Kansas City Repertory Theatre announced a sneak peak of their 2017-18 season recently at a special invitation-only event for Donors and Subscribers announcing the featured plays and musicals slated for Spencer Theatre and Copaken Stage.
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