Concert Events

Explore this season's concerts below!

Please note that there are no refunds for returned tickets.

 

Sounds of the Season

Holiday Music: Sounds of the Season

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
December 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

A return to community & winter holiday traditions, this annual concert is a perfect way to begin your holiday season. 

Ascension Borgess Atrium Lobby

Ascension Borgess Noontime Free Community Concert Series

KSO Artists in Residence
December 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Ascension Borgess Hospital Atrium Lobby
Series:
Community and Education

Make your way to the Ascension Borgess Atrium Lobby, near the Water Street Coffee counter, to spend your lunch hour listening to the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's Artists in Residence. This concert is free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

Bronson Hospital's Garden Atrium Free Lunch Concert

Bronson Music in the Round - Free Lunch Concert

KSO Artists in Residence
December 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Bronson Methodist Hospital Atrium
Series:
Community and Education

Make your way to Bronson Methodist Hospital's Garden Atrium to spend your lunch hour listening to the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's Artists in Residence. This concert is free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

Craft Music

"Spring" Craft Music: Pint-Sized KSO

KSO Artists in Residence
January 15, 2020 - 8:00pm
Bell's Eccentric Cafe
Series:
Craft Music

Craft Music at Bell’s Eccentric Café presents the KSO “Salon Orchestra”—the Pint-Sized KSO—featuring our Artists in Residence playing short selections from the greatest symphonies, operas and dance music of the 19th century. 

Sarkozy Brunch Concerts

Sarkozy Brunch Concert -- KSO's Free Community Concert Series

Georgiy Borisov & Friends
January 19, 2020 - 11:00am
Sarkozy Bakery
Series:
Community and Education

KSO musicians present two, free Sunday morning brunch concerts at Sarkozy Bakery. Listen to your chamber favorites with friends and family as you enjoy Sarkozy's delicious baked goods and coffee! Concerts are at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the Sarkozy atrium. These concerts are free, open to the...

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon – in Concert

Daniel Brier, Conductor
January 25, 2020 - 3:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
KSO Movies

When a young Viking defies tradition and befriends a ferocious dragon, together they must fight against all odds to save both their worlds. Experience this captivating film in HD, with John Powell’s Academy Award®-nominated musical score performed live to picture by the Kalamazoo Symphony O...

Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

Daniel Brier, Conductor
February 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Family Discovery

A celebration of community and family, bringing together Saint-Saëns’s classic “Carnival of the Animals” with delightful African animal tales, for a dynamic performance honoring world traditions of story-telling, music, drumming, and dance. 

First Presbyterian Free Tuesday Night Classical Concerts

First Presbyterian Church Free Community Concert

KSO Artists in Residence
February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
Series:
Community and Education

Connect with your KSO musicians and community as we partner with Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church to present a series of Tuesday night classical concerts. These concerts are free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

Sounds of Love

Valentine's Music: Sounds of Love

Daniel Brier, Conductor
February 14, 2020 - 8:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

Music’s celebration of love, from classical to jazz to Broadway. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone special by warming up to the greatest romantic standards along with sounds of love from Broadway, opera, and film.

Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked: Winter Friday

Stravinsky: Soldier's Tale
February 21, 2020 - 8:00pm
Epic Center - Judy K. Jolliffe Theater
Series:
Classics Uncorked

Enjoy wine pairings with KSO's Sommelier, desserts, and coffee at the downtown Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre, Epic Center. Classics Uncorked: Winter Friday highlights Stravinsky's "Soldier's Tale," the timeless story of a wayward soldier set to music by Igor Stravinsky. 

Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked: Winter Saturday

Stravinsky: Soldier's Tale
February 22, 2020 - 8:00pm
Epic Center - Judy K. Jolliffe Theater
Series:
Classics Uncorked

Enjoy wine pairings with KSO's Sommelier, desserts, and coffee at the downtown Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre, Epic Center. Classics Uncorked: Winter Saturday highlights Stravinsky's "Soldier's Tale," the timeless story of a wayward soldier set to music by Igor Stravinsky. 

Das Lied von der Erde

MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
March 7, 2020 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Basking in the exotic sounds and poetry of the Far East.

Ascension Borgess Atrium Lobby

Ascension Borgess Noontime Free Community Concert Series

KSO Artists in Residence
March 16, 2020 - 11:00am
Ascension Borgess Hospital Atrium Lobby
Series:
Community and Education

Make your way to the Ascension Borgess Atrium Lobby, near the Water Street Coffee counter, to spend your lunch hour listening to the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's Artists in Residence. This concert is free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

Bronson Hospital's Garden Atrium Free Lunch Concert

Bronson Music in the Round - Free Lunch Concert

KSO Artists in Residence
March 18, 2020 - 11:00am
Bronson Methodist Hospital Atrium
Series:
Community and Education

Make your way to Bronson Methodist Hospital's Garden Atrium to spend your lunch hour listening to the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's Artists in Residence. This concert is free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

Maestro Julian Kuerti conducting La Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional, Peru

BACH: St. Matthew Passion

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
April 3, 2020 - 6:30pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Bringing Bach's great spiritual vision to life. 

First Presbyterian Free Tuesday Night Classical Concerts

First Presbyterian Church Free Community Concert

KSO Artists in Residence
April 14, 2020 - 6:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
Series:
Community and Education

Connect with your KSO musicians and community as we partner with Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church to present a series of Tuesday night classical concerts. These concerts are free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – in Concert

Daniel Brier, Conductor
April 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
KSO Movies

Don’t miss Steven Spielberg’s cinematic masterpiece, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed live to picture by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, and experience the magic once more! Children must be six years or older to attend this perform...

Sarkozy Brunch Concerts

Sarkozy Brunch Concert -- KSO's Free Community Concert Series

Gabriel Renteria-Elyea & Friends
April 26, 2020 - 10:00am
Sarkozy Bakery
Series:
Community and Education

KSO musicians present two, free Sunday morning brunch concerts at Sarkozy Bakery. Listen to your chamber favorites with friends and family as you enjoy Sarkozy's delicious baked goods and coffee! Concerts are at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the Sarkozy atrium. These concerts are free, open to the...

Joyce Yang, piano

RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé

Julian Kuerti, Conductor, & Joyce Yang, Piano
May 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Creating ballet of the imagination.

Ascension Borgess Atrium Lobby

Ascension Borgess Noontime Free Community Concert Series

KSO Artists in Residence
June 8, 2020 - 11:00am
Ascension Borgess Hospital Atrium Lobby
Series:
Community and Education

Make your way to the Ascension Borgess Atrium Lobby, near the Water Street Coffee counter, to spend your lunch hour listening to the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's Artists in Residence. This concert is free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

Bronson Hospital's Garden Atrium Free Lunch Concert

Bronson Music in the Round - Free Lunch Concert

KSO Artists in Residence
June 10, 2020 - 11:00am
Bronson Methodist Hospital Atrium
Series:
Community and Education

Make your way to Bronson Methodist Hospital's Garden Atrium to spend your lunch hour listening to the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's Artists in Residence. This concert is free, open to the public, and part of our ongoing community events, bringing music to you!

Sounds of Kalamazoo

Summer Celebration: Sounds of Kalamazoo

Daniel Brier, Conductor
June 20, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

Celebrate Kalamazoo’s rich musical talent as your KSO welcomes world-class local favorite artists to the stage.