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Kansas City Symphony Classical Concert: Season Finale Fantastique with Bernstein

Description: Michael Stern, conductor Ran Dank, piano BERNSTEIN The Age of Anxiety (Symphony No. 2) for Piano and Orchestra BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique The Kansas City Symphony 2017-18 season finale will set your heart and soul ablaze with two theatrical masterpieces. In Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, a lovesick composer plunges into a deep sleep where he encounters a series of visions involving his beloved, culminating in the stunning “Dream of a Witches’ Sabbath.” Almost two centuries after its dramatic premiere, Symphonie fantastique remains one of concert music’s wildest adventures. Inspired by W.H. Auden’s “fascinating and hair-raising poem,” Bernstein’s Age of Anxiety features a central section where the solo piano emerges as the protagonist (perhaps Bernstein himself) in this larger-than-life human drama. Tickets from $25. For more information or tickets, please visit kcsymphony.org or call (816) 471-0400. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

Date: 

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 20:00

Location: 

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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