After more than 8 years in its previous Westport location, Mike’s Wine and Spirits announces the grand opening of its new Westport store on Dec. 11. The new, locally owned Mike’s Wine and Spirits is a major neighborhood investment of $3.5 million, spanning three lots at 1110 Westport Road, across the side street adjacent to […]
The 2019-2020 season of the Lee’s Summit Symphony, its 17th, is proving the most successful yet—both in attendance and musical excellence. Concerts have become “don’t miss” occasions for hundreds of eastern Jackson Countians. This season the concerts are presented in a new, larger venue, the Pavilion at John Knox Village, and feature a new co-conductor, […]
From out of the American West and taking Youtube by storm, The Piano Guys are a staple this holiday season in Kansas City! See them live at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland on December 18 as they put their personal touch on an evening of Christmas and holiday favorites, like Gloria, O Holy Night, […]
Not only is this great Baroque program by the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra full of glorious music for the holidays but it features some of the most important composers in the Baroque canon – representing great variety and drama. Although most of us are very familiar with Handel (whose Concerto Grosso will be performed on […]
As the holiday season approaches, the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra would like to extend joy and love and, of course, great big band music to all of you! KCJO’s first concert of the season was a tremendous success. Celebrating the beautiful music and artistry that emerged from the Cotton Club and Harlem Renaissance with wonderful […]
La bohème seems to be the perfect opera. The story is romantic, but full of high-spirited comedy; the libretto poetic, yet concise; the melodies memorable and ideally suited to each situation; the orchestration heartfelt and lush. Bohème caught the public’s interest at its premiere in 1896, and has been a part of the standard operatic repertoire ever since.