The Secret Life of Cynthia Siebert

No wonder Kansas City’s Friends of Chamber Music is so dynamic and eclectic. Consider its Founder. What do you think of when you hear “chamber music?” Four musicians in black, playing stately and somber string compositions. Oh, so dignified and oh, what a snooze. Right? Wrong. As wrong as can be in the hands of […]

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International Piano Stars Come to Kansas City

Behzod Abduraimov will perform at the Folly; 
Vadym Kholodenko will join the Symphony’s finale concert in June. (Vadym Kholodenko pictured above) Within a month of each other, two acclaimed concert pianists under the age of 30 will give highly anticipated performances in Kansas City. Heralded for their mastery and imagination, both Behzod Abduraimov and Vadym […]

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Stan Kenton’s Last Successful Experiment

Stan Kenton’s last successful experiment was his mellophonium band of 1960-1963. Despite the difficulties in keeping the four mellophoniums (which formed their own separate section) in tune, this particular Kenton orchestra had its exciting moments; the albums Kenton’s West Side Story(arrangements by Johnny Richards) and Adventures In Jazz, each won Grammy awards in 1962 and […]

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