Classical Music & Dance

Classical Music & Dance

Kansas City Symphony offers uplifting Romantic masterworks

The vibrancy and elegance of Frédéric Chopin, together with the élan of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony no. 6 formed an uplifting program on a dreary January evening. The crowd in Helzberg Hall on Friday was restless but enthusiastic, including a spirited clattering of mid-movement applause, along with standing ovations for pianist George Li and guest conductor Ludovic Morlot.

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Cuban ballet dancers find refuge in Kansas City

Amaya Rodriguez and Humberto Rivera Blanco are native Cuban ballet dancers who emigrated to the United States last year to pursue greater opportunities in dance for themselves with the Kansas City Ballet and better lives for their families.
Allison Long and David Frese The Kansas City Star
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Cuban ballet dancers find refuge in Kansas City

Former Alvin Ailey dancer visits Paseo Academy 1:46

Former Alvin Ailey dancer visits Paseo Academy

Christmas in October? Kansas City Ballet prepares for 'Nutcracker' 1:21

Christmas in October? Kansas City Ballet prepares for 'Nutcracker'

2016 Symphony in the Flint Hills 1:26

2016 Symphony in the Flint Hills