Concert Events

Angel Blue

Sounds of the Season

Christmas with Angel Blue
December 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

Angel Blue, laureate of Placido Domingo’s international Operalia competition, lights up the holiday stage for our annual Sounds of the Season concert. Join us for this annual holiday tradition. Even Santa Claus will be here!

Cirque

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular

Wings Event Center
December 9, 2016 - 7:30pm
Wings Event Center
Series:
Collaborations

Wings Event Center is presenting Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular Friday, December 9th at 7:30pm. The show will be performed with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through the Wings Event Center box office at 269.345.1125.

The NIght Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Tickets only $5!
December 18, 2016 - 3:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Family Discovery

We are proud to present this KSO original production featuring original music by Daniel Capelletti, dramatic adaptation by Adam Pasen and staging by Ben Zylman.  Join us as we bring this timeless tale to life which has passed from generation to generation for more than 190 years.

Smetana

The World Of Smetana  

January 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
Dalton Recital Hall, WMU
Series:
The World Of

You won’t need your passport for this around the world adventure, just a ticket!  Every season Maestro Raymond Harvey explores the lives, influences and inspirations surrounding two of history’s most influential composers.  Join us this season as we take an exciting adventure thr...

Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked

Winter Evening
January 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Series:
Classics Uncorked

Enjoy an evening of chamber favorites while exploring exquisite national and international wines as brought to you by the KSO sommelier, Ronald Merlino. Merlino will host a Wine Prelude and tasting at 7pm, prior to the concert. KIA galleries will open at 6:30pm for ticket holders. Decadent des...

Classics on Tap

Classics On Tap

Winter Evening
January 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Bell's Eccentric Café
Series:
Classics on Tap

Same classics repertoire, different location and libation! Back by popular demand, we will perform a second night of the classics chamber program at Bell’s Eccentric Café. Enjoy music in the café atmosphere with a private bar, Bell’s snacks, and original brews. Cheers! Featuring music by...

Mahler

Mahler 6

Raymond Harvey, Conductor
February 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Music Director Raymond Harvey conducts the unprecedented 6th Symphony of Mahler. The "Tragic Symphony" requires a vast orchestra, drawing on the power of extra winds, brass, percussion and the hammer of fate.

Mozart's Magnificent Voayge

Mozart's Magnificent Voyage

Tickets only $5!
February 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Family Discovery

A young boy and a magic traveling trunk set the stage for this mesmerizing concert experience.  Witness the extraordinary life of Mozart through the eyes of his young son. Young Karl travels back in time to Mozart’s childhood where they share adventure, understanding, and discover the c...

Disney - Pixar Ratatouille in Concert

Disney - Pixar Ratatouille in Concert

Tickets only $10!
March 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
KSO@The Movies

For the first time ever, Disney and Pixar release their Academy Award winning film, RATATOUILLE in high-definition on the big screen while the beloved score, by composer Michael Giacchino, is performed live by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.


Cameron Carpenter

Cameron Carpenter

featuring The International Touring Organ
April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

The flashy, eccentric and world renowned organist, Cameron Carpenter, will perform the Poulenc Organ Concerto & the Saint-Saens “Organ Symphony” on an instrument of his own design; “The International Touring Organ.” Nir Kabaretti of the Santa Barbara Symphony joins us as guest cond...

Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked

Spring Evening
April 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Series:
Classics Uncorked

Enjoy an evening of chamber favorites while exploring exquisite national and international wines as brought to you by the KSO sommelier, Ronald Merlino. The program will feature compositions by Piazzolla, Shostakovich and more.

Classics on Tap

Classics On Tap

Spring Evening
April 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
Bell's Eccentric Café
Series:
Classics on Tap

Same classics repertoire, different location and libation! Back by popular demand, we will perform a second night of the classics chamber program at Bell’s Eccentric Café. Enjoy music in the café atmosphere with a private bar, Bell’s snacks, and original brews. Cheers!

A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration

Play it again Marvin!

A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration
April 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

The life and legacy of Broadway’s legendary composer, pianist, conductor, arranger and orchestrator, Marvin Hamlisch, is celebrated in this multimedia concert.  Experience Marvin Hamlisch in the company of J. Ernest Green conductor, Kevin Cole pianist/host, his closest musician friends,...

Mozart

Don Giovanni

Opera
May 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Maestro Harvey brings an international cast of opera singers for Mozart’s Don Giovanni. This long-awaited favorite will be brought to you in a semi-staged production. The last performance of Don Giovanni with the KSO was in 1980.