2018-2019 Season
Celebrating seven years!

*All events held at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 9100 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS, unless otherwise noted.  Admission to all concerts is free, but donations are appreciated to support our young musicians. 


August 12, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Prairie Baptist Church

coronation.jpg

 

ChoralFest 2018
Coronation!

Assistant Conductor Sara McClure leads volunteer choristers in two works by Mozart and Handel, composed for royal occasions. For more information or to sign up, email sara@midwestchamberensemble.org.


September 2, 2018
7:30 p.m. 
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

 

Season Opener

Music Director Steve Lewis leads Arthur Honegger's exquisite Pastorale d'Ete, along with music by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Chopin.

Arthur_Honegger_b_Meurisse_1928.jpg

October 6, 2018
3:00 p.m. @ Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch
October 7, 2018
7:30 p.m. @ Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

emmadiemer.jpg

 

Celebration of Women
Composers

An evening of chamber music by past and present female composers, including works by celebrated Kansas City native, Emma Lou Diemer.                                                                                  

 

 


November 11, 2018
7:30 p.m. 
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

Magical Music from the
Continent

Come hear the music of Falla and Mendelssohn, followed by Jeanne Leleu's Suite Symphonique featuring soloist Jessica Koebbe on piano.

162_Jessica_Koebbe_color_photo.jpg

January 27, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

beethoven.jpg

 

A Premiere and a
Venerable Work

Be the first to hear conductor Steve Lewis' new orchestration of Ravel's Sonatine, and help MCE celebrate season 7 with a performance of Beethoven's Septet.


March 3, 2019
7:30 p.m. 
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

piano-801707_1280.jpg

 

Brightest and Best

The brilliant finalists of MCE's concerto competetion -- remarkable performances by 'stars' of the future.


March 16, 2019
3:00 p.m. @ Community Christian Church
March 17, 2019
7:30 p.m. @ Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

download.jpg

Bubbly and Brilliant

Charl Louw returns to play Shostakovich's cheeky Concerto No. 1 for piano, trumpet, and strings. Also hear works by Benjamin Britten and Philip Lasser.


April 6, 2019
3:00 p.m. @ Community Christian Church
April 7, 2019
7:30 p.m. @ Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

Schumann.jpg

 

Warm-Hearted Chamber Music

In April, you have two opportunities to join MCE for performances of Robert Schumann's Piano Quintet and David Conte's Love Songs.


May 11, 2019
3:00 p.m. • Community Christian Church
May 12, 2019
7:30 p.m. • Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

mce.jpg

 

The Grand Finale

MCE closes its seventh season with two performances of music by soon-to-be household names:  Edward Niedermaier and Franz Schreker.




Subscribe to our mailing list for concert updates and reminders

* indicates required
Email Format