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Blast of Beethoven kicks off Grand Rapids Symphony's exciting 2018-19 season

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Submitted 09-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

  At the climax of the 2010 film “The King’s Speech,” King George VI overcomes the stutter he’s had since childhood to announce that Great Britain was at war with Nazi Germany. As Colin Firth, who portrays King George, addresses the British...

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Grand Rapids Symphony, Symphony Chorus, bound for New York City's Carnegie Hall for Friday concert

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Submitted 04-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

The first time the Grand Rapids Symphony went to New York City, the goal was to go to Carnegie Hall, play a great concert, and show itself to be worthy of the hall that’s arguably the most important in North America. When the ...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Emperor's New Clothes

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Submitted 12-06-2016 under

You haven't seen anything like it! The story of the Emperor's New Clothes told through music, and joined by a live illustrator! Sit back and enjoy the concert while the story appears before your eyes on the big screen!  

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto

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Submitted 12-06-2016 under

The music of French composers Camille Saint-Saëns and Maurice Ravel is filled with lively elegance and good taste. Ravel's popular La Valse is set against Richard Strauss' waltz-filled Rosenkavalier Suite. Hidden within Alexander Miller'...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Little Engine that Could

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Submitted 12-06-2016 under

I think I can...I think I can... Watty Piper's classic children's story comes to life with this unique performance by the Grand Rapids Symphony plus some special local actors.  

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Grand Rapids Symphony's St. Patrick's Day Celebration

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Submitted 12-06-2016 under

Irish eyes will be smilin’ when Cathie Ryan (formerly of Celtic favorite Cherish the Ladies) sings Celtic classics. Celebrate the wearin’ o’ the green in this concert of favorites from the Emerald Isle, including Danny Boy and more...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Pictures at an Exhibition

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Submitted 11-03-2016 under

Join Music Director Marcelo Lehninger as he conducts his last concert of the season along side guest Violinist Stefan Jackiw. Moravian-born Erich Korngold is best known for such epic film scores as The Adventures of Robin Hood with Errol Flynn, and...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Baroque Concert: Respighi, Handel & Fireworks

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Submitted 11-03-2016 under

Handel, the German-born impresario who wrote Italian opera for English-speaking audiences, composed much-loved music that still speaks to listeners today. Guest conductor Patrick Dupré Quigley, an early music specialist, explores music of the...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Baroque Coffee Concert

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Submitted 11-03-2016 under

This one-hour Friday morning concert features selections from the February 24 Respighi, Handel & Fireworks GREAT ERAS concert. Free pre-concert reception with coffee and pastries begins at 9 AM.  

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Symphony with Soul: Feat. Lalah Hathaway

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Submitted 11-03-2016 under

Save the date for our 16th annual celebration of African American musical expression, bridging cultures through the shared language of music. Tickets start at $18 for adults, $5 for students  

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