I've Got A Crush On You
Sep
29
Oct 29

I've Got A Crush On You

  • Quality Hill Playhouse

From the Gershwins and Berlin to “Send In The Clowns,” we’ll look at the songs that began on Broadway and made it into the American Songbook.


Morena
Jul
22
7:00 pm19:00

Morena

  • 1900 Building - Rose Hall

Please join the Victoria Botero Ensemble with a first-of-its kind performance combining traditional music by Jewish, Muslim and Christian women. As relevant today as when they were first written, these secular songs from the Sephardic, Arabic and Armenian tradition have been sung continuously since the medieval era. Explore themes of love, family and loss in music that connects women across time and faith. Performed in the original languages, with projected translations and light commentary, this is a performance you cannot experience anywhere else!   

Kilmore Carols
Dec
10
8:00 pm20:00

Kilmore Carols

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Victoria Botero - soprano
Beau Bledsoe - baroque guitar
Betse Ellis - fiddle
Clarke Wyatt - banjo
Trilla Ray-Carter - baroque cello

La Serenissima
Dec
4
7:00 pm19:00

La Serenissima

  • 1900 Building

Rarely heard Baroque vocal and instrumental music from 17th century Venice. Featuring the music of Barbara Strozzi and Benedetto Ferrari.

A Night in Ancient Pompeii
Nov
17
6:00 pm18:00

A Night in Ancient Pompeii

  • Union Station

BoteroBledsoe gives a special performance of music from the Mediterranean world for the opening of POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION at Union Station. With special guest percussionist, Brandon Draper.

Echosis
Sep
24
Sep 25

Echosis

  • 2745 Southwest Boulevard Kansas City, MO, 64108 United States

A brutalist pop opera re-imagining the myth of Echo and Narcissus. Concept and Music by Ashley Miller. Richard Gammon, director.

Sept. 24, 8:00 p.m.

Sept. 25, 8:00 p.m.

Indigeno
Sep
16
8:00 pm20:00

Indigeno

  • Musical Theatre Heritage

Music from the Indigenous populations of South America featuring Bolivian virtuoso, Amado Espinoza

Barbara Strozzi: Cantatas and Madrigals
Apr
22
6:30 pm18:30

Barbara Strozzi: Cantatas and Madrigals

  • Milan Italy

The culmination of a month long residency exploring the life and work of Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) at the Scuola Civica di Milano under the direction of renowned lutenist, Paul Beier. Residency and performance generously supported through the Lighton International Artists Exchange Program. 

Randall Sessions: The Sounds of Wit and Menace: an Operetta
Mar
16
8:00 pm20:00

Randall Sessions: The Sounds of Wit and Menace: an Operetta

  • Grand Ballroom - KC Convention Center

Commissioned for the 50th Annual Conference of NCECA. Original Music and Text by Mark Southerland. Loosely inspired by the art of Remedios Varo and Hieronymus Bosch, this experimental performance by Mark Southerland and collaborators explores the relationship of fantasy and caution in life and creative endeavor.

No More Nomads
Mar
3
7:30 pm19:30

No More Nomads

  • Kansas City Museum

In this final installment of No More Nomads, Mark Southerland will bring to Kansas City Museum’s Corinthian Hall a performance installation piece about home and vacancy.

Coterie Theatre: Tomás And The Library Lady
Feb
24
Mar 18

Coterie Theatre: Tomás And The Library Lady

  • Coterie Theatre

The play, currently running through March 18, is adapted from a story by Pat Mora about Tomás Rivera, a migrant farmworker who became an influential educator and author.

Botero Bledsoe
Feb
19
12:00 pm12:00

Botero Bledsoe

  • Brown Bag Concert Series

Westport Center for the Arts

Victoria Botero - Soprano, Beau Bledsoe - Guitar, Oud

 

 

The Iberian Poets
Jan
30
8:00 pm20:00

The Iberian Poets

  • St. Mary's Episcopal Church

Featuring the great poets and composers from Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Cuba and Argentina. Musical masterworks by Manuel de Falla, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Astor Piazzolla and Caetano Veloso

The Iberian Poets
Nov
21
8:00 pm20:00

The Iberian Poets

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Featuring the great poets and composers from Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Cuba and Argentina. Musical masterworks by Manuel de Falla, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Astor Piazzolla and Caetano Veloso

TEDxKC
Aug
29
8:00 pm20:00

TEDxKC

  • Helzberg Hall

Can a TED event be scored as an operetta utilizing the night's talks? Composer and conductor J. Ashley Miller answers the question beautifully in a wonderfully eclectic performance as the finale of TEDxKC 2015 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. 

Botero Bledsoe
Aug
27
7:00 pm19:00

Botero Bledsoe

  • Three Rivers College

Patrons of the Arts Series

Victoria Botero - Soprano

Beau Bledsoe - Guitar, Oud

The Penis Monologues
Jul
18
Jul 26

The Penis Monologues

  • Unicorn Theatre - Levin Stage

A new play by Heidi Van & Peregrine Honig devised through documented conversations with men and women about sexuality.

The Spanish Baroque
Jun
6
7:00 pm19:00

The Spanish Baroque

  • Karbank Gallery

Victoria Botero - Soprano, 

Beau Bledsoe - Baroque guitar, oud

Victor Penniman - Viola da gamba

Mark Southerland - Saxophone

Botero Bledsoe
Apr
18
5:00 pm17:00

Botero Bledsoe

  • Arts KC

A special performance for ArtsKC

Victoria Botero - Soprano

Beau Bledsoe - Guitar, Oud

Kilmore Carols
Dec
19
8:00 pm20:00

Kilmore Carols

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Victoria Botero - soprano
Beau Bledsoe - baroque guitar
Betse Ellis - fiddle
Trilla Ray-Carter - baroque cello

Italian Songs & Arias
Nov
17
6:00 pm18:00

Italian Songs & Arias

  • National World War I Museum and Memorial

Concert commemorating the opening of the exhibit "War and Art: Destruction and Protection of Italian Cultural Heritage" and visiting Italian Ambassador to the United States, Claudio Bisognero.

The Spanish Baroque
Oct
24
8:00 pm20:00

The Spanish Baroque

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church

"The Spanish Baroque" connects the vast array of musical influences found in Spanish music from the time of the medieval Moors to the mid-18th century