San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor

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Presented by Harriman-Jewell Series at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City MO

Mar 21
San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor

For a return to Helzberg Hall, Thomas will conduct the San Francisco Symphony in music by Ravel and Sibelius. Christian Tetzlaf will be the soloist for Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3.

Michael Tilson Thomas is the longest-tenured music director at any major American orchestra, now in his 23rd season. He will step down from his post in 2020, making this his final U.S. tour as San Francisco Symphony’s revered music director. The concert will feature music by Ravel and Sibelius, and Christian Tetzlaff will play Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3.


This event is currently sold as part of the Great Music and Dance package (six events). 

Single tickets become available on August 1: $35 $55 $65 $75 $85. (Ticket prices are subject to change.)

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An experience at the Kauffman Center begins the moment you arrive, with a convenient, well-lit parking garage, owned and operated by the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The garage is directly attached to the Kauffman Center just south of the building with multiple access points to surrounding streets.

Parking for performance events is $10 cash at the Arts District Garage. On non-event days, parking is free for the first 30 minutes and $3 for any duration beyond 30 minutes. Garage parking is also available at the Webster Garage located at 17th & Wyandotte. Additionally, valet parking service is available on performance evenings for $20 cash.

Pre-purchased parking is also available through our website or by calling the box office at 816.994.7222. Pre-purchased parking is available 24 hours or more in advance of each performance. The cost is $10 for the Arts District Parking Garage and $18 for valet service. Pre-purchasing parking guarantees a reserved spot in the garage, even if the garage sells out. Please note that if the garage is full patrons without a pre-paid pass will not be able to park in the Arts District Garage.

Please note that if the garage is full patrons without a pre-paid pass will not be able to park in the Arts District Garage. Additional information about parking is available at:


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