EMBRACING THE WORLD WITH SOUND: Kansas City’s contemporary-music scene is more vibrant today than ever

A generation ago, an average concertgoer’s experience with contemporary classical music might consist of a dense, cacophonous piece at the beginning of a concert of, say, Mozart and Brahms. Once the new piece was “out of the way,” musicians would move on to more familiar territory. Listeners would breathe a sigh of relief, and often … Continue reading EMBRACING THE WORLD WITH SOUND: Kansas City’s contemporary-music scene is more vibrant today than ever