WEB EXTRA: Music Director Michael Stern Looks Ahead

Oct 24, 2008

The new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is now slated to open for the 2011-2012 season. Here, Kansas City Symphony Music Director Michael Stern reflects on acoustics and expectations.

Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City Symphony's Music Director Michael Stern says when the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts opens "it will change...the way Kansas City experiences art."

When it opens, Stern says it will mark a "glorious moment for the city, for the symphony, and most of all for all the music lovers and opera lovers, in terms of experiencing live performance, the power of what art and live performance can bring. I think it will be absolutely transformational."

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