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The Conservatory Artist Series represents performances from the theatre, dance, opera and jazz programs and more.

Conservatory Artist Series

CONSERVATORY ARTIST SERIES, 2019–20
Entire Season Tickets
Three Kauffman Concerts

 

2020

March 19–22, TICKETS
Spring Opera, Albert Herring, by Benjamin Britten. This comic chamber opera’s libretto is based on Guy de Maupassant's novela Le Rosier de Madame Husson but is set in the English countryside.7:30 p.m., March 19–21, 2:30 p.m., March 22, White Recital Hall

April 14, UMKC Jazz Night at the Folly Theater, TICKETS
Join the Conservatory jazz bands in a rockin’ collage concert featuring a variety of ensembles that represent the entirety of jazz studies at the Conservatory. This is ALWAYS a must-see, great night of jazz with our talented students, led by Bobby Watson and Mitch Butler7:30 p.m. Folly Theater

April 30–May 2
Spring Dance, TICKETS
The dance faculty combine their creative choreography with our talented dance students and collaborate with Conservatory musicians to create innovative performances that you won’t want to miss. 7:30 p.m., Spencer Theatre, 2:30 p.m., Saturday performance is free and informal

May 4, Finale, TICKETS
The program, featuring the Conservatory Orchestra and Choirs includes Leonard Bernstein’s gorgeous Chichester Psalms and Ravel’s choreographic symphony Daphnis et Chloé. The choirs are conducted by Conservatory Professor Emeritus of Choral Music Eph Ehly and the orchestra is conducted by Visiting Professor of Music and Director of Orchestras, Kevin Noe7 p.m., Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Helzberg Hall

Repertoire subject to change.

Contact the Central Ticket Office, 816-235-6222.