Category: 2018-19 SymphonicBoom

Save 50 percent off Christmas cheer with Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Before It Snows!' ticket sale

That annual holiday headache is just around the corner. “What do I get for (fill in the blank) for Christmas?” Don’t just buy stuff. Stuff you have to store. Stuff she’ll have to dust. Stuff he’ll probably return anyway for store credit. Instead, give the gift of experiences, where nothing’s sold separately, no assembly is required, and it doesn’t matter whether batteries are included because you won’t need any. Give someone you... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Enjoy 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' with live Grand Rapids Pops performance celebrating the film's 25th anniversary

Is The Nightmare Before Christmas a Christmas flick or a Halloween film? Is the film by Tim Burton meant to be seen in October or December? Who cares? For it is plain, as anyone can see, it’s simply meant to be. This, fall you’ll want to pick October and the Grand Rapids Pops’ performance of A Nightmare Before Christmas , the full-length film plus live music performed by the Grand Rapids Symphony in DeVos Performance Hall. Should you see it? Say it once,... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Plenty of great music coming to Grand Rapids Symphony's stage in 2018-19

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 people throughout the world, the gravitas of the moment is supplied by music from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in the film that won the Oscar for Best Picture. The Grand Rapids Symphony performs Beethoven’s Symphony... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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