Sunday, January 27, 2013

KC Symphony, Martinu, Schoenberg, Schumann preview by Patrick Neas

The Kansas City Symphony this season has been featuring music inspired by the visual arts — think Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Paul Hindemith’s “Mathis der Maler” Symphony. Next weekend the orchestra, conducted by Michael Stern, will perform a 20th-century classic based on Italian Renaissance art and the world premiere of a work the Symphony commissioned inspired by art contained in the Nelson-Atkins Museum.

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