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The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart & Haydn, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 8pm

James Austin Smith
9/30/2015

Kalamazoo, MI September 30, 2015– For their second symphonic series concert, the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart and Haydn. Guest conductor, Edwin Outwater makes his KSO debut leading a diverse program of contemporary and classical highlights. 

The concert opens with Nico Muhly's So Far So Good. One of today’s most celebrated young composers, Nico Muhly (b. 1981) is a composer of chamber music, orchestral music, sacred music, opera, ballet, and music for collaborators across a variety of fields. So Far So Good alludes to the classical ideals of Mozart and Haydn while exploring contemporary musical language.

Tags: chenery auditorium, edwin outwater, Haydn, james austin-smith, Mozart, Stay Tuned, symphonic

The KSO presents Family Discovery Concert - Beethoven Lives Upstairs - Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 3pm

9/25/2015

Kalamazoo, MI September 25, 2015: For their first Family Discovery concert of the season, the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven Lives Upstairs. The KSO is proud to partner with Classical Kids LIVE! this season. The Classical Kids LIVE! concert series is dedicated to fostering an appreciation for classical music and music history, as well as community enrichment through the pairing of professional artists, actors and family-focused programming with local symphony orchestras. The concert will begin promptly at 3pm following the Kushner & Co. Instrument Petting Zoo at 2pm and Meet the Conductor at 2:40pm in the reception room.

Tags: Beethoven, Daniel Brier, Family Discovery, kso, KSO Kids, Petting Zoo, Season 95, Stay Tuned

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra presents The World of Stravinsky - Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 3pm

The World of Stravinsky
9/11/2015

Kalamazoo, MI September 11, 2015 - The Kalamazoo Symphony presents The World of Stravinsky, an interactive and immersive concert experience exploring the life and music of Igor Stravinsky.

Tags: Apollon musagete, Four Norwegian Moods, Igor Stravinsky, kso, L'histoire du soldat, Maestro Raymond Harvey, Octet, The World of

KSO opens 2015-2016 Season with Brahms and Tchaikovsky, September 18 at 8pm

Lana Trotovšek
8/31/2015

Kalamazoo, MI August 31, 2015 – For their opening concert of the 2015-2016 Symphonic Series, the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra presents Brahms & Tchaikovsky. Lana Trotovšek will make her U.S. symphonic debut with Brahms' virtuosic Violin Concerto and Raymond Harvey will conduct Tchaikovsky's blazing Symphony No. 4. 

Tags: Brahms, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, KSO Season 95, Lana Trotovsek, Miller Auditorium, season opener, Stay Tuned, Symphony No.4, Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto

KSO Kids In Tune Program receives Getty Education and Community Investment Grant

3/25/2015

Kalamazoo, MI March 25, 2015 – Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is one of only twenty-two orchestras from across the United States selected by the League of American Orchestras to receive Getty Education and Community Investment Grants. The grant was awarded to develop the orchestra's Kalamazoo Kids in Tune program, and is a recognition of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's innovation and dedication to increasing its relevance to the community.

Tags: American League of Orchestras, Getty Grant, Kalamazoo Kids In Tune, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, KKIT, kso

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra proudly presents its 2015-2016 SEASON

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra proudly presents its 2015-2016 SEASON
2/21/2015

Kalamazoo, MI February 21, 2015 – The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce its 2015-2016 season. From the programming to the artistry, each performance, composition, and note promises to be better than the last, so Stay Tuned!

Tags: Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, kso, press release, season

2015-16 Season Announcement

2/10/2015

We are pleased to announce our exciting line up for the 2015-16 season at the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra. We have some exciting performances that you are not going to want to miss. Your KSO has performances and events for everyone and every age to enjoy.

Tags: KSO Season 95