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For an uninterrupted 90 minutes of continuous playing, the stalwart Kronos Quartet performed for the Harriman-Jewell Series on Saturday night.
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The UMKC Conservatory Orchestra, Robert H. Olson, music director, has achieved 2nd place nationally in the college/university orchestra division of The American Prize competition, 2014.
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“Magical Murdery Tour” at The Mystery Train; “Rosa Parks and The Montgomery Bus Boycott” at the Coterie Theatre; “The Invasion” at Central Standard Theatre; “The Who and The What” at Kansas City Rep; “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” at UMKC Theatre; “The Adventures of Nate the Great” at Theatre for Young America; “Bad Jews” at Unicorn Theatre; “The Best Pet of All” at Paul Mesner Puppets; and more.
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The Kansas City Wind Symphony’s opening concert of its 17th season showed the ensemble in fine form during a varied program of popular favorites and modern music.
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The Friends of Chamber Music and the UMKC Conservatory’s Music Alliance brought the Philharmonia Quartett Berlin to White Recital Hall on Friday evening. This ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic’s principal string players performed Mozart, Bartók, and Brahms.
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With a subtler program than usual, the Kansas City Civic Orchestra, under the direction of Christopher Kelts, brought the sounds of Bohemia and Jewish culture to Atonement Lutheran Church on Saturday evening.
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The late San Jose Mercury News journalist Gary Webb's true dramatic tale, filled with suspense, secrets, and tragedy, is the intriguing subject of "Kill the Messenger" starring Jeremy Renner.
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott perform for the Harriman-Jewell Series, as does the Kronos Quartet. These are two of the highlights of upcoming performances; others include the Kansas City Chorale with guest artist Patti Austin, and the Kansas City Symphony and Chorus performing works of German masters including Mendelssohn and Brahms. Ballet fans will enjoy both the concluding performances of the spectacular production of "Alice (in Wonderland)" by the Kansas City Ballet and the Fall Dance Concert of the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance. Operaphiles have a chance to hear two one-act works at the University of Kansas School of Music in Lawrence. Choral music aficionados will enjoy Schubert and Handel with Musica Sacra, and a somewhat different performance of sacred music by the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir for the Harriman-Jewell Series, plus the fine soprano Sarah Tannehill Anderson with the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra. Ancient music fans may opt to hear the European Baroque music ensemble Vox Luminis at The Friends of Chamber Music. And for those celebrating Halloween, check out a couple of special spooky events listed below.
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White rabbits, Mad Hatters and dancing flamingos and cards - oh my! Kansas City Ballet embraced Lewis Carroll’s fascinating fairy tale "Alice (in Wonderland)" Friday night at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre.
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