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A New Face for the Kansas City Symphony Chorus

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Artistic director Charles Bruffy conducts a recent rehearsal of the Kansas City Symphony Chorus

Audiences at the Kansas City Symphony this weekend might spot a new yet familiar face. Charles Bruffy, artistic director of the Grammy award-winning Kansas City Chorale, debuts at the helm of the Kansas City Symphony Chorus as its new artistic director.

By Laura Spencer

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Kansas City, MO – Fri, October 24, 8 pm
Saturday, October 25, 8:00 pm
Lyric Theatre

Sunday, October 26, 2 pm
Yardley Hall

Michael Stern, Music Director
Kansas City Symphony Chorus
Phillipe Castagner, Tenor

Wagner Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
Aaron Kernis Musica celestis
Haydn Symphony No. 84, "In Nomine Domini"
Berlioz Te Deum

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