Did you know? Not only does Kansas City have a thriving local arts + culture scene, it’s also home to Friends of Chamber Music, a sophisticated homegrown organization dedicated to bringing world-class chamber music to KC.
Friends of Chamber Music was created in 1975 by pianist Cynthia Siebert, who originally conceptualized the project as a series of intimate, in-home performances by traveling musicians. Since its humble grassroots beginning, Friends of Chamber Music has grown into an internationally acclaimed chamber music series with an impressive roster of performers including the Emerson Quartet, The Tallis Scholars, and so many more.
Although COVID-19 presented a challenge for the live music industry, the Friends are back + better than ever for their 47th year of programming. Single tickets for the 2022-2023 season are available starting Tues., Sept. 6 — that’s today.
Here’s just a few concerts to look forward to this fall:
🎶 Verona Quartet
When: Fri., Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.
Where: Yardley Hall at Midwest Trust Center, 12345 College Blvd.
What: Enjoy Romantic-era works by Beethoven, Ligeti, and Dvořák.
🎶 Europa Galante
When: Fri., Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf Ave.
What: Cozy up for an autumn evening of all the Baroque classics by Bach + Vivaldi.
Bonus: Friends of Chamber Music also offers subscription options for Kansas Citians who want to support its mission on an ongoing basis — and listen to all the live music. Perks include priority seating, early access to events + more.*