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Recap: Grand Rapids Pops gives heroic performance of “Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions”

By Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk DeVos Performance Hall seldom sees audiences like this. Concert-goers in unusual yellow hats pecked at handheld video games to pass the time before the start of the evening’s entertainment. Finally, a young woman in a white coat, standing in front of the Grand Rapids Symphony, faced the audience and said, "Grand Rapids, I choose you." With the audience roaring its approval, guest conductor Susie Benchasil Seiter gave the downbeat to kick off ... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 2 comments

Experience Pokémon with big-screen visuals and the Grand Rapids Symphony in surround sound

A generation has grown up catching, trading and battling Pokémon on a wide variety of video gaming devices.  Now experience the ultimate Pokémon adventure of all with big-screen visuals, live music and cutting-edge electronics alongside of hundreds of enthusiastic gamers like you.  The Grand Rapids Symphony on Friday, February 5, welcomes “Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions” to DeVos Performance Hall, with carefully timed visuals from recent and classic Pokémon video games, all brought... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Experience a Dazzling Holiday Show

One of the best gifts to give this holiday season is the gift of an experience. The Grand Rapids Symphony promises a memorable experience with Cirque de Noël. Fifth Third Cirque de Noël is a West Michigan artistic tradition that offers a complete entertainment experience with stunning acrobats, music, and spectacle. It combines, ballet, acrobatics, contortionists, jugglers, and more all set to festive and familiar holiday music. By: EightWest Posted: December 22, 2015 To view... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Monday, December 21, 2015 | 1 comments

Join the Intergalactic Fun this Weekend at Star Trek: Live in Concert!

This weekend, the Grand Rapids Pops orchestra will boldly go where no orchestra has gone before with "Star Trek: Live in Concert" on Saturday, October 17. In 2009, leading Hollywood director J.J. Abrams re-envisioned the Star Trek franchise with a hip cast, dazzling special effects and a thrilling musical score composed by Michael Giacchino for his 2009 film. Join the orchestra on an intergalactic journey as they perform the complete score of "Star Trek" (2009) while the film plays on the big... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | 0 comments

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