Concert Events

Yukie Ota

Beethoven & Nielsen

Yukie Ota, Flute
February 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

This concert features, in addition to Beethoven's 6th Symphony, our very own principal flute and YouTube sensation, Yukie Ota, in Nielsen's well-known Flute Concerto. We will also feature 2015 Stulberg International String Competition Gold Medalist, Yaegy Park.

Al Jarreau with the KSO

Al Jarreau in Symphony

February 27, 2016 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Pops

Al Jarreau, seven-time Grammy Award winner and internationally renowned pop, rock and R&B legend, joins your KSO with his acclaimed symphonic program, featuring over 70 KSO musicians! Join us for this not-to-be-missed concert.

Leon Williams, baritone

Brahms & Fauré

Leon Williams, Baritone
March 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Brahms' 2nd Serenade, featuring the KSO's viola section, is paired with one of the most praised works of all time, Gabriel Fauré's Requiem. This beautiful concert showcases baritone, Leon Williams, soprano, Juliet Petrus and local choirs.

Disney Alice In Wonderland

KSO @ The Movies!

Disney in Concert - Alice in Wonderland
April 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

The KSO, in partnership with ©Disney, proudly presents the national premiere of Disney in Concert - Alice in Wonderland. This full-length Disney movie, with original dialogue and sound effects playson the big screen while your KSO musicians bring Danny Elfman's score to life for an amazing, m...

Classics Uncorked Sold Out

Classics Uncorked

Spring Evening
April 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Series:
Classics Uncorked

SOLD OUT!

Program includes works from Scriabin, Smit, White and Dohnanyi with a special performance on piano from Music Director Raymond Harvey.

Classics on Tap

Classics on Tap

Spring Evening
April 16, 2016 - 8:00pm
Bell's Eccentric Café
Series:
Classics on Tap

Including works from Scriabin, Smit, White and Dohnanyi with a special performance on piano from Music Director Raymond Harvey.

Hai-Ye Ni

Elgar & Stravinsky

Hai-Ye Ni, Cello
April 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Hai-Ye Ni, Principal Cello of the internationally renowned Philadelphia Orchestra, makes her Kalamazoo Symphony debut with Elgar's famous Cello Concerto. Paired with Stravinsky's amazing masterpiece Petrouchka, this concert promises to be a resounding finale of this symphonic series.

GILMORE series Rafał Blechacz

Gilmore Festival Finale

Rafał Blechacz, 2014 Gilmore Artist, piano
May 14, 2016 - 8:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

Rafał Blechacz, 2014 Gilmore Artist, piano
Michel Legrand, Composer and Piano

Legrand's Concerto for Piano and Orchestra is a World Premiere, jointly commissioned by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and Gilmore International Keyboard Festival with support from Bell's Brewery.