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  • Sep 25 7:00 pm

    Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

    Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, will team up to perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. These two MacArthur Fellows will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. The duo has collaborated on...

     

  • Sep 27 7:30 pm

    Verdi's La Traviata produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Composed more than 150 years ago, Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, or “The Fallen Woman,” remains an operatic classic. Set in lavish 19th century Paris, this tragic love story follows the emotional adventure of a Parisian courtesan, Violetta, and her one true love, Alfredo. Once content with...

     

  • Oct 3 7:30 pm

    Verdi's La Traviata produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Composed more than 150 years ago, Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, or “The Fallen Woman,” remains an operatic classic. Set in lavish 19th century Paris, this tragic love story follows the emotional adventure of a Parisian courtesan, Violetta, and her one true love, Alfredo. Once content with...

     

  • Oct 5 7:30 pm

    Verdi's La Traviata produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Composed more than 150 years ago, Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, or “The Fallen Woman,” remains an operatic classic. Set in lavish 19th century Paris, this tragic love story follows the emotional adventure of a Parisian courtesan, Violetta, and her one true love, Alfredo. Once content with...

     

  • Oct 19 7:00 pm

    Art Spiegelman and Phillip Johnston: Wordless!

    Spiegelman, noted as a historian and theorist of comics as well as an artist, collaborates with Phillip Johnston, the critically acclaimed jazz composer who wrote all-new scores will be performing live with his sextet. Johnston’s music accompanies the cartoonist’s personal tour of the first...

     

  • Oct 26 7:00 pm

    Cameron Carpenter

    Cameron challenges the ways in which the organist is promoted and the organ is played. His repertoire includes the complete organ works of Bach, Franck and Liszt, but he has adapted more than 200 works not for the organ: from the piano music of Liszt and Rachmaninoff to Debussy’s “Prelude to...

     

  • Nov 8 7:30 pm

    Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Staged in a storybook setting and filled with a musical blend of comedy, energy, and style, Gioachino Rossini’s The Italian Girl sings. This adventure takes heroine Isabella off of the ship as it was originally written and into a biplane cockpit. It’s a story about an intelligent and...

     

  • Nov 12 7:30 pm

    Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Staged in a storybook setting and filled with a musical blend of comedy, energy, and style, Gioachino Rossini’s The Italian Girl sings. This adventure takes heroine Isabella off of the ship as it was originally written and into a biplane cockpit. It’s a story about an intelligent and...

     

  • Nov 14 7:30 pm

    Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Staged in a storybook setting and filled with a musical blend of comedy, energy, and style, Gioachino Rossini’s The Italian Girl sings. This adventure takes heroine Isabella off of the ship as it was originally written and into a biplane cockpit. It’s a story about an intelligent and...

     

  • Nov 16 2:00 pm

    Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Staged in a storybook setting and filled with a musical blend of comedy, energy, and style, Gioachino Rossini’s The Italian Girl sings. This adventure takes heroine Isabella off of the ship as it was originally written and into a biplane cockpit. It’s a story about an intelligent and...

     

  • Feb 21 7:30 pm

    Kevin Puts's Silent Night produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Enemies find friendship if only for one day. Silent Night is a story based on real events that took place during World War I, when the Scottish, French and Germans came together in agreement to a ceasefire, truce and brotherhood on Christmas Eve. The set design is as moving as the story....

     

  • Feb 25 7:30 pm

    Kevin Puts's Silent Night produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Enemies find friendship if only for one day. Silent Night is a story based on real events that took place during World War I, when the Scottish, French and Germans came together in agreement to a ceasefire, truce and brotherhood on Christmas Eve. The set design is as moving as the story....

     

  • Feb 27 7:30 pm

    Kevin Puts's Silent Night produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Enemies find friendship if only for one day. Silent Night is a story based on real events that took place during World War I, when the Scottish, French and Germans came together in agreement to a ceasefire, truce and brotherhood on Christmas Eve. The set design is as moving as the story....

     

  • Mar 1 2:00 pm

    Kevin Puts's Silent Night produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Enemies find friendship if only for one day. Silent Night is a story based on real events that took place during World War I, when the Scottish, French and Germans came together in agreement to a ceasefire, truce and brotherhood on Christmas Eve. The set design is as moving as the story....

     

  • Mar 17 7:30 pm

    Photojournalist Amy Toensing: Australia & the Aborigine Culture

    Amy Toensing, an American photojournalist committed to telling stories with sensitivity and depth, is known for her intimate essays about the lives of ordinary people. She’s covered cultures around the world including the last cave dwelling tribe of Papua New Guinea. For the last three years...

     

  • Apr 21 7:30 pm

    Photographer Joel Sartore: Grizzlies, Piranhas, & Man-Eating Pigs

    From being chased by angry and hungry animals to dancing with rattlesnakes to surviving multiple traffic accidents in far-flung places, Joel Sartore has repeatedly put himself at risk to get the story. Why subject yourself to this? Simply put, to document endangered species and incredible...

     

  • Apr 22 7:30 pm

    Puccini's Tosca produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Giacomo Puccini’s emotionally charged Tosca explores the dark side of human emotion while set to some of his most passionate and memorable music. It’s a story filled with lies, lust and corruption as Floria Tosca stars in a role she never desired. When the love of her life is captured by a...

     

  • Apr 24 7:30 pm

    Puccini's Tosca produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Giacomo Puccini’s emotionally charged Tosca explores the dark side of human emotion while set to some of his most passionate and memorable music. It’s a story filled with lies, lust and corruption as Floria Tosca stars in a role she never desired. When the love of her life is captured by a...

     

  • Apr 26 2:00 pm

    Puccini's Tosca produced by Lyric Opera of Kansas City

    Giacomo Puccini’s emotionally charged Tosca explores the dark side of human emotion while set to some of his most passionate and memorable music. It’s a story filled with lies, lust and corruption as Floria Tosca stars in a role she never desired. When the love of her life is captured by a...

     

  • Jun 2 7:30 pm

    Wolf Experts Jim & Jamie Dutcher: The Hidden Lives of Wolves (Special Engagement)

    Jim and Jamie Dutcher lived in a tented camp bordering Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness. For six years, they documented the social hierarchy and behavior of the Sawtooth Pack, wolves they bottle-fed as pups. Meet the Dutchers as they weave fascinating stories and stunning images about the world the...

     

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