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Kelli O'Hara, Broadway star in concert
Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

Kelli O'Hara, Broadway star in concert

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Kelli O’Hara is one of the biggest stars on Broadway, and her work in film, television, and opera have made her acclaim even greater. The Tony Award winner will bring her unique mix of classicism and show business to Kansas City for selections from Broadway and the Great American Songbook, which the Harriman-Jewell Series has long celebrated as part of America’s unique cultural heritage.

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet with pianist Han Chen
Oct
25
7:30 PM19:30

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet with pianist Han Chen

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Some of the most exciting dance in America is coming out of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Founded in 1996, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet combines adventurous American athleticism with European classical and avant-garde traditions. The New York Times says that Aspen Santa Fe Ballet “raise the bar, and then they jump over it.” 

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'Pepperland': Mark Morris Dance Group with live music
Feb
8
7:30 PM19:30

'Pepperland': Mark Morris Dance Group with live music

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Mark Morris’s career canon of brilliant dance works are as diverse as the songs on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, so who better to choreograph an evening-length celebration of the iconic Beatles album? Commissioned by the city of Liverpool to commemorate Sgt. Pepper’s 50th anniversary, Pepperland is Mark Morris’s joyful, unabashed, and acclaimed homage to The Beatles classic that changed the world.

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The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra; Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor
Mar
5
7:00 PM19:00

The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra; Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor

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Since its founding in 1977, the Siberian State Symphony Orchestra has established itself as one of Russia’s great orchestras, which is quite an accomplishment. After opening with Rimsky-Korsakov’s colorful overture to the opera Tzar’s Bride, the Orchestra will perform two great Russian concertos: Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19, and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

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Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops On Tour, performing 'Lights, Camera…Music!  Six Decades of John Williams'
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops On Tour, performing 'Lights, Camera…Music! Six Decades of John Williams'

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John Williams is one of the greatest and most beloved living composers. His film scores, from Star Wars to Schindler’s List are forever woven into the fabric of American culture. The Boston Pops led by Keith Lockhart will celebrate Williams’ formidable legacy, heard in scores from Born on the Fourth of July and Saving Private Ryan to E.T. and Harry Potter.

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Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano,  with Il Pomo d’Oro, chamber orchestra, performing 'My Favorite Things'
May
29
7:30 PM19:30

Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano, with Il Pomo d’Oro, chamber orchestra, performing 'My Favorite Things'

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Nobody sings baroque music like Joyce DiDonato. Dazzling runs, fiery emotion, and attention to period detail are assured when DiDonato performs baroque. DiDonato will be joined by the dynamic Italian chamber orchestra Il Pomo d’Oro, performing on authentic period instruments.

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