Past Season Concerts
2019 – 2020 Concert Details
Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
Kicking off the season with guest conductor Anthony Maglione and a constellation of beautiful music both old and new! Including Haydn’s Symphony No. 44 “Trauer”, one of his favorites, Arensky’s popular tribute to Tchaikovsky, the meditative reflection on evening prayer by Arvo Pärt, Trisagion, and contemporary woman composer Jessie Montgomery’s energetic Starburst. Let the shimmering strings and lusty winds of the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra charm you and fill your autumn evening with soothing, dramatic, and exciting music!
Anton Arensky - Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 44 "Trauer"
Jessie Montgomery - Starburst
Arvo Pärt - Trisagion
Old Mission United Methodist Church
Come home to great music for the holidays! The KCCO returns to J.S. Bach's incredible Magnificat for their holiday Baroque by Candlelight concert. Including over 25 musicians, 30 singers, 5 of the best Bach soloists in the country, Maestro Bruce Sorrell, a beautiful Telemann concerto for Oboe d'amore and one beloved magnificent work for chorus and orchestra - this will be a great way to kick off your holidays. Come into our "home" and the warm candlelit sound of Old Mission Methodist Church just off the Plaza and celebrate the season with great music.
Telemann - Concerto for Oboe d'amore
Bach - Magnificat
Fall in love with great music this Valentine’s with a program full of heartwarming works for string orchestra, including the passion and beauty of Debussy’s Sacred and Profane Dances with solo harp, the incredible Lark Ascending by Vaughn Williams with violin soloist, and the creative youth and passion of Schubert's Symphony No. 5! Round out your evening with our Champagne and Chocolate Celebration immediately following the concert at the Folly. Join us for mid-week musical magic in the city!
Elena Kats-Chernin – Moon Feather Magic
Claude Debussy – Sacred and Profane Dances
Katherine Siochi, harp soloist
Pietro Mascagni – Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Maurice Ravel – Pavane pour une infante défunte
Ralph Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending
Tamamo Someya Gibbs, violin soloist
Franz Schubert – Symphony No. 5
A season finale concert with one of classical music's most beloved works - Vivaldi's Four Seasons, and a blockbuster list of exciting young soloists from the International Center for Music! Including concertos for cello and piano, plus four talented violinists who each take a "season" of the Vivaldi, the concert will be full of the beauty and thrill of spring brought to you by the shimmering strings of the KCCO and music from Boccherini to Shostakovich! Award winning pianist Kenny Broberg, violinist Igor Khukhua, and others will join the orchestra to provide the magic!
Vivaldi – Four Seasons
Boccherini – Concerto for Cello in B-flat Major
Shostakovich – Concerto in C Minor for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings