Soundscapes in the City
Soundscapes in the City, a series of FREE, short, outdoor concerts featuring Lyric Opera of Kansas City artists singing hits from opera and musical theatre, was launched last fall to great acclaim. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket and chairs, and enjoy a beautiful evening of opera and musical theatre’s greatest hits.
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Make Music Kansas City:
Our popular Soundscapes in the City concert series continues this summer with Make Music Kansas City! Join us for two live, free, outdoor performances around the city to help celebrate the music in our city.
August 7, 2020
We were thrilled to kick off Soundscapes Friday, August 7 at our very own Lyric Opera Center in East Crossroads. Many thanks to the more than 100 who came and sat appropriately socially distant to enjoy these live performances. We hope to see you at more soon!
August 23, 2020
Thank you, Kansas City for braving the heat and joining us at the Rosedale Farmer’s Market. It was a joy to perform for you, and we can’t wait to do it again!
September 17, 2020
Thank you for joining us for a beautiful evening of music at Sar-Ko-Par Trails park in Lenexa! A big thank you to our hosts at the City of Lenexa and our wonderful audience.
The 30-minute outdoor program featured Kelli Van Meter, soprano, Kelly Morel, mezzo-soprano, and Keith Klein, bass-baritone, accompanied by Piotr Wisniewski, Lyric Opera’s Head of Music staff.
October 2, 2020
Thank you for joining us on the WWI Museum and Memorial Southeast Lawn for a 30 minute socially distant, live performance featuring local Kansas City singers!
The performance featured Vanessa Thomas, soprano, Kelli Van Meter, soprano, and Keith Klein, bass-baritone.
October 8, 2020
Thank you for joining us for a beautiful evening at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Our 30-minute socially distant performance featured Vanessa Thomas, soprano, Kelly Morel, mezzo-soprano, and Scott Conner, bass.
April 17, 2021
Thank you for joining us at the Missouri Barn at Powell Gardens for our first Soundscapes performance of 2021!
April 29, 2021
Photo by Don Ipock.