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Classic concertos to ring in 2022

Michael Sterns leads the Kansas City Symphony during opening night in Helzberg Hall, September 2011
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Michael Stern leads the Kansas City Symphony during opening night in Helzberg Hall, September 2011.

Michael Stern and Dan Margolies close out a year of Kansas City Symphony broadcasts with famous concertos by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, Dvorak's "Scherzo capriccioso" and a few surprises.

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Michael Stern
Dan Margolies


Scherzo capriccioso, Op. 66
by Antonín Dvořák
Live performance, October 2013

Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 35
by Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky
Vadim Gluzman - violin
Live Performance, September 2012

Concerto No. 3 in D Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 30
by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Natasha Paremski - piano
Live performance, September 2017

Hungarian March (Rákóczy March) from The Damnation of Faust, Op. 24
by Hector Berlioz
Live performance, September 2011

Dance of the Jesters from The Snow Maiden
by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Live performance, September 2012

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Dan Margolies has been a reporter for the Kansas City Business Journal, The Kansas City Star, and KCUR Public Radio. He retired as a reporter in December 2022 after a 37-year journalism career.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at