Tag Archive - conductor

Kelts Prepares For Second Season

A native of St. Louis, Christopher Kelts is ready to begin his second season as music director/conductor of the Kansas City Civic Orchestra. He also conducts the Eastern Jackson County Youth Orchestra, and has guest conducted with the Chamber Orchestra of the Ozarks and the Atchison Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Kelts is also the former assistant […]

Special Guest Conductor Ander Vesce

Ander Vesce won our lottery in order to guest conduct our special Holiday Spectacular concert December 13, 2008 — GREAT JOB, Ander!

Civic Opera’s ‘Edgar’ a solo success

OPERA Review: Civic Opera’s ‘Edgar’ a solo success Posted Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005 By PAUL HORSLEY The Kansas City Star In opera, you can hear only so many “La Bohèmes” before you are ready to move on to fresh fare. On Sunday at the Folly Theater, I found myself fascinated and more than a little […]

An operatic portrait of Puccini…

MUSIC AND DANCE NOTES An operatic portrait of Puccini… Posted Sunday, Aug. 07, 2005 By PAUL HORSLEY The Kansas City Star Even those with a casual acquaintance with opera have probably seen or heard something from Puccini’s “Tosca,” “Madama Butterfly” or “La Boheme.” But you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone, even opera fans, who have […]