John Varineau Conductor
Terence Blanchard Composer and Trumpet | The E-CollectiveQuiana Lynell Vocals
Grand Rapids Symphony Community Chorus Duane Shields Davis, Director

Award-winning composer and frequent Spike Lee collaborator, Terence Blanchard, will join the Grand Rapids Symphony for the 19th annual Symphony with Soul!

Oscar-winning producer and director Spike Lee and Grammy-winning Jazz musician Terence Blanchard have enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship as filmmaker and composer on numerous collaborations. TERENCE BLANCHARD featuring his music from SPIKE LEE films and others showcases stunning scores and songs from Spike Lee films (Malcolm X, BlacKkKlansman, and Miracle at St. Anna’s).

Blanchard will be joined by his group The E-Collective, vocalist Quiana Lynell, the Grand Rapids Symphony, and GRS Community Chorus. The evening will also feature music from the films of Kasi Lemmons and LucasFilm.