Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, pianist
Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, conductor; Denis Matsuev, pianist

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Valery Gergiev returns to the Harriman-Jewell Series to conduct the maximum-strength Mariinsky Orchestra for its Helzberg Hall debut. The great Russian pianist Denis Matsuev will perform as soloist for Rachmaninoff’s dazzling Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini.

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Bella Hristova, violinist in a free collaborative concert
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Bella Hristova, violinist in a free collaborative concert

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Violinist Bella Hristova will bring her passionate playing to the Kauffman Center for a special Discovery Concert that combines the young violinist’s mastery with the Symphony Orchestra of the Youth Symphony of Kansas City, celebrating its 60th anniversary.

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Kathleen Battle, soprano and piano, choir, and narration | Underground Railroad — A Spiritual Journey
Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

Kathleen Battle, soprano and piano, choir, and narration | Underground Railroad — A Spiritual Journey

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Soprano Kathleen Battle's Underground Railroad—A Spiritual Journey, is a moving program of traditional spirituals with choir and piano, with narration drawn from the writings of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass.

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The Stradivarius Ensemble of the Mariinsky Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor
Nov
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Stradivarius Ensemble of the Mariinsky Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor

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Gergiev will focus his white-hot energy on the lead string players of the Mariinsky Orchestra, joined by the world-acclaimed and Kansas City-based pianists Behzod Abduraimov and Stanislav Ioudenitch for Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos.

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