Category: 2019-20 Season

Grand Rapids Symphony unveils 2019-20 season with Itzhak Perlman, 'Ghostbusters' and 'Up,' Beethoven piano concertos and more

Nearly 90 years ago, on the final Saturday in 1929, a group of 51 men and women took the stage at Central High School and gave Grand Rapids the best Christmas present of all, the gift of music. Karl Wecker, who taught at Grand Rapids Junior College, gave the downbeat to Franz von Suppé’s Poet and Peasant Overture , and the Grand Rapids Symphony was born. Now under the leadership of Music Director Marcelo Lehninger , West Michigan’s biggest performing arts... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Friday, February 1, 2019

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