Category: 2019-20 Fox Motors Pops

Six youngsters have holiday experience of a lifetime, guest conducting the Grand Rapids Symphony Holiday Pops

For many years, Grand Rapids Symphony ’s Holiday Pops have been a family tradition for West Michigander to celebrate the season in song. More than 10,000 guests were in DeVos Performance Hall last week for six performances of the Wolverine Worldwide Holiday Pops featuring the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus and Youth Chorus and guest vocalist Capathia Jenkins . But the 2019 Wolverine Worldwide Holiday Pops were extra special for six students who had an opportunity to join... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Recap: Songs of Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner and more rock the hall with Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Queens of Soul'

By Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk - Detroit’s own Aretha Franklin, whom Rolling Stone magazine dubbed the “Greatest Singer of All Time,” truly was the “Queen of Soul.” An evening of her music would satisfy most people. But add songs by Tina Turner, Adele, Alicia Keys and Amy Winehouse into a show, and you really have something. You might say it’s a show fit for a queen. Grand Rapids Symphony opened its 2019-20 Fox Motors Pops Series with Queens of Soul ... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Saturday, September 28, 2019

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