Concert Events

Explore this season's concerts below!

Please note that there are no refunds for returned tickets.

 

Jun-Ching Lin, violin, and Igor Cetkovic, cello

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
November 23, 2019 - 8:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Exploring Beethoven, the blazing revolutionary.

Sounds of the Season

Holiday Music: Sounds of the Season

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
December 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

A return to community & winter holiday traditions, this annual concert is a perfect way to begin your holiday season. 

Craft Music

"Spring" Craft Music: Pint-Sized KSO

KSO Artists in Residence
January 15, 2020 - 8:00pm
Bell's Eccentric Cafe
Series:
Craft Music

Craft Music at Bell’s Eccentric Café presents the KSO “Salon Orchestra”—the Pint-Sized KSO—featuring our Artists in Residence playing short selections from the greatest symphonies, operas and dance music of the 19th century. 

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon – in Concert

Daniel Brier, Conductor
January 25, 2020 - 3:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
KSO Movies

When a young Viking defies tradition and befriends a ferocious dragon, together they must fight against all odds to save both their worlds. Experience this captivating film in HD, with John Powell’s Academy Award®-nominated musical score performed live to picture by the Kalamazoo Symphony O...

Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

Daniel Brier, Conductor
February 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Family Discovery

A celebration of community and family, bringing together Saint-Saëns’s classic “Carnival of the Animals” with delightful African animal tales, for a dynamic performance honoring world traditions of story-telling, music, drumming, and dance. 

Sounds of Love

Valentine's Music: Sounds of Love

Daniel Brier, Conductor
February 14, 2020 - 8:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

Music’s celebration of love, from classical to jazz to Broadway. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone special by warming up to the greatest romantic standards along with sounds of love from Broadway, opera, and film.

Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked: Winter Friday

Stravinsky: Soldier's Tale
February 21, 2020 - 8:00pm
Epic Center - Judy K. Jolliffe Theater
Series:
Classics Uncorked

Enjoy wine pairings with KSO's Sommelier, desserts, and coffee at the downtown Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre, Epic Center. Classics Uncorked: Winter Friday highlights Stravinsky's "Soldier's Tale," the timeless story of a wayward soldier set to music by Igor Stravinsky. 

Classics Uncorked

Classics Uncorked: Winter Saturday

Stravinsky: Soldier's Tale
February 22, 2020 - 8:00pm
Epic Center - Judy K. Jolliffe Theater
Series:
Classics Uncorked

Enjoy wine pairings with KSO's Sommelier, desserts, and coffee at the downtown Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre, Epic Center. Classics Uncorked: Winter Saturday highlights Stravinsky's "Soldier's Tale," the timeless story of a wayward soldier set to music by Igor Stravinsky. 

Das Lied von der Erde

MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
March 7, 2020 - 8:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Basking in the exotic sounds and poetry of the Far East.

Maestro Julian Kuerti conducting La Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional, Peru

BACH: St. Matthew Passion

Julian Kuerti, Conductor
April 3, 2020 - 6:30pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Bringing Bach's great spiritual vision to life. 

E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – in Concert

Daniel Brier, Conductor
April 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
KSO Movies

Don’t miss Steven Spielberg’s cinematic masterpiece, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed live to picture by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, and experience the magic once more! Children must be six years or older to attend this perform...

Joyce Yang, piano

RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé

Julian Kuerti, Conductor, & Joyce Yang, Piano
May 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Symphonic

Creating ballet of the imagination.

Sounds of Kalamazoo

Summer Celebration: Sounds of Kalamazoo

Daniel Brier, Conductor
June 20, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miller Auditorium
Series:
Special Events

Celebrate Kalamazoo’s rich musical talent as your KSO welcomes world-class local favorite artists to the stage.