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Symphony Welcomes Back Familiar Faces for 100th Anniversary Concert

6/9/2022

Music Director Emeritus Raymond Harvey, Concertmaster Emeritus Barry Ross, and Principal Tuba Robert Whaley will take the stage on June 18

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KSO to Present World Premiere of Legendary Composer’s Final Major Work During Season Final

5/23/2022

Finale featuring world-class violinist James Ehnes and the world premiere of André Previn's final major work

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KSO Announces 2022 Summer Season

KSO Announces 2022 Summer Season
4/14/2022

Including a return to the Gilmore Car Museum!

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KSO Receives $75,000 from Catalyst Fund Grant for DEI Initiatives

League of American Orchestras Catalyst Fund Incubator
3/30/2022

One of 20 Orchestras Nationwide to Recieve Funding

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Kalamazoo Symphony Celebrates 100 Years and Returning to Live Performances

KSO100
10/14/2021

Concerts announced for 2021-22 season begin Oct. 16

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Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Names New Executive Director

Jessica Mallow
11/7/2019

Jessica Mallow joins the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra as executive director, effective November 3, 2019.

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Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Opens its 99th Season with Music Inspired by Visual Art

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
9/20/2019

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Julian Kuerti open the 99th concert season with music inspired by pictures. Guest violinist Leticia Moreno joins the orchestra for this season premiere at Western Michigan University’s Miller Auditorium on September 20, at 8 p.m. 

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The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Unveils its 2019-20 Concert Season -- Diverse Musical Selections and Community Collaborations Highlight New Music Director’s First KSO Season Design

St. Matthew Passion
4/18/2019

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Apr. 18, 2019 – Create shared, live musical experiences with your Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra during our exciting 2019-20 concert season. Performances will encompass a diverse range of music from the baroque to music of the present day and expand Kalamazoo community connections with the symphony. The orchestra’s 99th concert season is the first fully designed by the KSO’s new Music Director, Julian Kuerti.

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