This concert celebrates Dr. Robert Olson’s distinguished 50-year career and his contributions to the UMKC Conservatory. Don’t miss it!
Join the Conservatory Orchestra and choirs, directed by Robert Olson and Robert Bode, respectively. The performance includes music from Wagner’s Götterdämmerung; Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Chôros No. 10, “Rasga o Coração” for chorus and orchestra. Villa-Lobos, who has said “I learned music from a bird in the jungles of Brazil, not from academies,” is one of South America’s most famous composers. The University of Missouri-Columbia’s University Singers join the Conservatory Choirs and Orchestra for this performance of the Villa-Lobos.The winner of the Chancellor’s Concerto Competition, Kelli Van Meter, also performs with the orchestra.
SCHUBERT: Rosamunde Overture
BERG: Sieben frühe Lieder (Kelli Van Meter, soprano)
WAGNER: “Siegfried’s Death and Funeral March” and “Brunnhilde’s Immolation Scene” from Götterdämmerung
MAHLER: ‘Adagio’ from Symphony No. 4 in G Major
VILLA-LOBOS: Chôros No. 10, “Rasga o Coração”
Tickets: $25 general public; UMKC faculty, staff and all students $10 with UMKC or student ID.
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: kauffmancenter.org/the-center/directions-parking/
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Information about accessibility at the Kauffman Center is available at: kauffmancenter.org/the-center/accessibility/