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Address: 1703 Wyandotte St Ste 200, Kansas City, MO 64108-1207
Phone Number: +1 816-471-0400

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We went to the Symphony and heard Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn. The guest conductor was Bernard Labadie and featured Robert Levin. First, let state the obvious - the Kauffman... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Symphony and heard Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn. The guest conductor was Bernard Labadie and featured Robert Levin. First, let state the obvious - the Kauffman Center is world class! One should go just to enjoy the surroundings and the concert hall. While the Symphony was fantastic, Robert Levin was unbelievable! He played for about 35 minutes... More 

Thank Bankerwon
Shawnee, Kansas
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Always wonderful. Beautiful building. Great symphony. Sound is amazing. Really fun to sit "over" the orchestra and watch the musicians.

Thank Kumcretirednurse
Marion, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Our family had seats at the very top balcony in the back, but really, they felt like best seats in the place! Acoustics were extraordinary and we could see all the action very well, smack center from above. We really enjoyed the music, from Liadov to Rachmaninoff to Copland. All excellent, a great variety of music and what a wonderful... More 

Thank Jim H
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

While my 5 year old was more interested in finding food afterwards, he did enjoy the one performance at the end! I, however, thoroughly enjoyed the architecture, the festive atmosphere, the entire experience (minus my complaining child).

Thank Christina G
Lawrence, Kansas
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417 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

The KC Symphony has been improving steadily over the years. They have a great combo of heavy and lighter classical works, in addition to pops performances and well known musical entertainers. So, the season has lots of variety. The highlight of my visit was their amazing new concert hall. It is a gorgeous all wood auditorium with wonderful acoustics. Pick... More 

Thank Robert S
Ballwin, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

We were presented with a gift of season tickets and ended up disappointed overall because the choice of music more often than not was something obscure and/or simply not very "musical." Instead of a majority of pieces being classical favorites most people would recognize and like, the majority of selections were pieces by composers my wife and I had never... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I'll openly admit I'm a little biased when it comes to the symphony - as a classically trained violinist I would always recommend you go! This is really no exception except the caveat that the building is amazing. Even if the symphony isn't your favorite the architecture of the building, the view of the city, and the sound dynamics of... More 

Thank Julie D
Leawood, Kansas
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361 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

We attended this performance as part of our office Christmas party, and what an experience! The acoustics in Helzberg Hall are unrivaled, and the musicians and chorus were top shelf. Great views from the center grand tier. This was the first performance attended by the majority of our party, so it was even more memorable. The apex of the night... More 

Thank MoHog
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Attended the KC Symphony performance of the Messiah. There are not words enough to express the quality of this performance and I have attended and performed in Messiah concerts the world over. Very impressed, outstanding.

1 Thank RRTravelServices
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

This new attraction is amazing and beautiful ~ the views at night are wonderful looking to downtown and crown center/union station. There are networking events here also for business.

Thank ehalldunn

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