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Concertos, pranks, enchanted lakes and midsummer dreams

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Violinist Maria Ioudenitch performs Alexander Glazunov's Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 82 with the Kansas City Symphony, January 2019.

Classical KC presents a grab bag of amazing Kansas City Symphony performances, including concertos featuring violinist Maria Ioudenitch, trumpeter Julian Kaplan and guitarist Jiji Kim, as well as evocative tone poems by Anatoli Liadov and Richard Strauss.

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Dan Margolies
Michael Stern


Concerto in E-flat Major for Trumpet and Orchestra, Hob. VIIe 1
by Franz Josef Haydn
Bernard Labadie, guest conductor
Julian Kaplan, trumpet
Live performance, November 2018

(K)ein Sommernachtstraum (Not After Shakespeare)
by Alfred Schnittke
Christoph von Dohnányi, guest conductor
Live performance, March 2012

Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 82
by Alexander Glauzunov
Andrey Boreyko, guest conductor
Maria Ioudenitch, violin
Live performance, 2019

The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62
by Anatoli Liadov
Michael Stern, conductor
Live performance, March 2016

Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
by Joaquin Rodrigo
Carlos Miguel Prieto, guest conductor
Jiyeon "JiJi" Kim, guitar
Live performance, March 2014

Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28
by Richard Strauss
Christoph von Dohnányi, guest conductor
Live performance, February 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