The Parkway Theater at The 1900 Building welcomed guest performer Dang Thai Son in concert on March 23, 2019. Attendees enjoyed works by Debussy and Chopin presented by one of the great outstanding musicians of our time. Immediately following, in the Fountain Room, ICM Patrons Society members greeted Dang Thai Son over food and drink provided by The 1900 [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ellen McDonald 816.444.0052 Ellen@mershonandmcdonald.com KANSAS CITY, MO (March 15, 2019) — Roger Kugler, Director of the Park International Center for Music, confirmed today that Park ICM violin master’s candidate Laurel Gagnon was among the competitors announced Wednesday by the jurors of the Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition. The 82-year-old competition is held every four years in Brussels and [...]
435 Magazine's March 2019 "What it's like to be..." feature is a candid insight into the life of a concert pianist, Park ICM's own Artist in Residence, Behzod Abduraimov. View the article here, and enjoy our exclusive behind-the-scenes video feature of the interview.
Bridges of the Heart – Park ICM and the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra February 13, 7:30 p.m. at the Folly Theater Chopin was one of the most gifted composers for the piano that ever lived. In his variations on a duet from Mozart's opera “Don Giovanni”, Chopin opens with a free “fantasy” then follows with a [...]
Right after welcoming the New Year, celebrating the Orthodox Christmas (January 7) and the Old Russian New Year (January 14), the Russian House of Kansas City celebrated these Russian winter traditions and introduced them to the Kansas City community at Schmitt Music in Overland Park. All featured in the photo, Irina Kobzeva-Pavlovich shared stories about secular holidays and Father [...]