Violinist Philippe Quint will help the Kansas City Symphony celebrate the conclusion of its season with Samuel Barber’s violin concerto on June 16-18 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. On the same program, Michael Stern will conduct two other orchestral showpieces: “Phenomenon” by Narong Prangcharoen and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2.
Thai composer Prangcharoen, who studied composition under Chen Yi at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and Dance, has made his mark as a composer. He has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, and has had his works performed around the world. Read more.