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1. Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter 2008

2. Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra

3. Biography of Uriah Epperson (1861-1927) and Mary E. Epperson (1855-1939), Philanthropists Biography of Uriah Epperson (1861-1927) and Mary E. Epperson (1855-1939), Philanthropists 2008

4. Can the 'Phil' Fill Up the Starlight or Drain It? Can the 'Phil' Fill Up the Starlight or Drain It? January//1981 [C]ritical look at the scene of possibilities in joining the Philharmonic and the outdoor theater.

5. Longtime Community Builder Celebrates 90th Birthday Longtime Community Builder Celebrates 90th Birthday September 12, 2008 A birthday party for Norman Kahn given by his wife Sybil was held at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Kahn built Brown-Strauss Steel into what became Azcon and later started Kahn Steel. He has served...

6. Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City January/15/1953 Announcement of an opera festival by the orchestra, listing performers and operas playing.

7. Kansas City Hears Powell Weaver Work Kansas City Hears Powell Weaver Work January/15/1951 Announcement of classical music pieces and performers in the Fritschy Artist Series, including Isaac Stern.

8. Kansas City Orchestra Gives Rossini Oratorio Kansas City Orchestra Gives Rossini Oratorio December/15/1954 Announcement of performers of classical works, as well as the "annual free Katz Drug Company concert" presenting the "Kansas City Philharmonic and Eddie Fisher, soloist. ..--a badly chosen combination."...

9. Kansas City Philharmonic Concerts Kansas City Philharmonic Concerts December/1/1955 Announcement of the philharmonic's "23rd season" opening with a list of performers and pieces played recently, all either classical or jazz, including popular singer Kay Starr.

10. Kansas City Philharmonic Gives Opening Concerts Kansas City Philharmonic Gives Opening Concerts December/1/1956 Article about Hans Schwieger's return "from guest assignments in Europe," and upcoming concerts of the orchestra.

11. Kansas City: A Musical Portrait Kansas City: A Musical Portrait May//1962 Article about photograph records of famous classical performers of the past, in addition to present (1962) performances associated with the Conservatory and the Philharmonic.

12. National Report: Kansas City Philharmonic Enjoys Attendance Increase National Report: Kansas City Philharmonic Enjoys Attendance Increase March//1958 Article about the "capacity numbers at its three separate series."

13. A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City August//1978 Article about the "four-day commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Beethoven" by Maurice Peress, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic, "together with the Nelson Art Museum."

14. National Report: Hans Schwieger Launches Two Kansas City Series National Report: Hans Schwieger Launches Two Kansas City Series December/15/1959 Article about the concerts organized by musical director Hans Schwieger.

15. From the Ashes. .. From the Ashes. .. January//1983 Article about the new symphony orchestra born "from the ashes" of the defunct Philharmonic..

16. Success in Kansas City Success in Kansas City December/2/1946 Article about the transition between conductors Krueger and Kurtz and the growth in financial success of the orchestra under Kurtz.

17. Missouri: Improving the Climate Missouri: Improving the Climate March//1963 Article about various classical music events in Kansas City, including "[f]our signs of an improved future climate for the arts in this region" involving the Kansas City Philharmonic and the Kansas City...

18. How to Save an Orchestra How to Save an Orchestra July//1970 Article describing the possible "death throes" of the Philharmonic following criticism from "the city's Performing Arts Foundation."

19. Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History 2004-2005 Article surveys the history of Kansas City's orchestras starting with Mary Donohue who gave piano lessons out of her home at First and Grand in the 1850s. The various orchestras and their conductors are...

20. A Gloomy Day When KC Lost Its Philharmonic A Gloomy Day When KC Lost Its Philharmonic August 19, 2006 Author recounts her experiences as a cellist for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra on the evening of its last public performace, February 19th, 1982.