Park University’s International Center for Music is proud to bring a wide array of world-class musical performances to the Kansas City metro area. Don’t miss your chance to see, hear and meet amazing artists who are filling the world’s most prestigious concert halls.
Start the season off with a bang!
ICM Patrons Society members will be invited to a great party on October 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m, to celebrate ICM’s 20th Anniversary. Make sure to join the ICM Patrons Society today for your chance to toast the season with our faculty and artists.
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel
October 7, 7:30 p.m.
The Park ICM Orchestra will open the 20th Anniversary Season with guest conductor David Amado. Music Director of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra, the program will include works by Pärt, Mozart and Beethoven’s Symphony No.2 in D, op.36 and will be performed in Park University’s beautiful Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel in Parkville. The concert is free with registration. Program Information Here
October 8, 7:30 p.m.
Pianist Ilya Shmukler, finalist and recipient of the award for the “Best Performance of a Mozart Concerto” in the 2022 Cliburn Competition, will present a recital in the iconic 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kansas. With the venue’s fabulous concert hall and the celebrated Restaurant at 1900 right on site, you can have an exquisite evening with fine food, wine and the best of classical music. Ilya will perform works by Bach, Debussy, Stravinsky and Mussorgsky. Program Information Here
Park ICM Piano Studio Recital
October 28, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
An entire evening devoted to piano lovers, this amazing concert will feature the full studio of Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Stanislav Ioudenitch at Park University’s International Center for Music.
November 19, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Born in Tel-Aviv in 1941, Shmuel Ashkenasi began his musical training at the Musical Academy of Tel-Aviv studying with legendary teacher Ilona Feher. He is a noted teacher, currently holding posts of Professor of Violin at Bard College Conservatory of Music, Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts, and the Curtis Institute of Music. Program Information Here
Park ICM Orchestra Holiday Concert
In coordination with Christmas on the River, Sponsored by Mainstreet Parkville
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel
December 3, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Park ICM String Studio Recital
January 19, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Park ICM’s concert season will continue with an award-winning roster of string musicians! The line-up will include violinists Igor Khukhua, Orin Laursen, Ilkhom Mukhiddinov, and others, all in the string studios of violinist Ben Sayevich, cellist Daniel Veis and violist Peter Chun at Park University’s International Center for Music.
At the 1900 Building
February 9, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Established as one of THE best musical couples right here in the Midwest, husband and wife duo, Ben Sayevich, Violin, and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, Piano, will be presented at the 1900 Building. Program Information Here
February 24, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
As soloist, Mehner has performed throughout Europe, the United States, Russia, Central America, Korea and Japan with orchestras such as Munich Philharmonic, Moscow Philharmonic, Teatro Alla Scala Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Radio Svizzera Italiana, Norddeutsche Rundfunk, and most of Spanish orchestras. Program Information Here
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
March 11, 2023, 7:00 p.m.
Save the Date! Held each year in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, it’s a rare opportunity to experience the magnificence of Park International Center for Music’s award-winning artists. All on one stage. All in one night. Program Information Here
May 11, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Experience the Power of the Classical Music Super Star, Behzod Abduramov! Described by The New York Times as the “master of all he surveys,” pianist Behzod Abduraimov’s captivating performances continue to receive international praise. Program Information Here