By Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk -
For 90 years, the Grand Rapids Symphony has welcomed some of the greatest musicians of the past century to town.
Cellists Yo-Yo Ma and Janos Starker, pianists Van Cliburn, Emanuel Ax and Stephen Hough, and violinists Midori and Itzhak Perlman, the latter of whom returns to the Grand Rapids Symphony stage in November for the first time in 35 years.
Each, in its own way, was a memorable event. But the opening of the Grand Rapids Symphony’ 90th...