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Grand Rapids Symphony

Address: 300 Ottawa NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone Number: 616-454-9451
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Ranked #1 of 32 Activities in Grand Rapids
Type: Symphonies, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Symphonies, Theater & Concerts
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In spite of Grand Rapids being a small city the GR Symphony is top notch. We are season ticket holders for the "Pops" and consider the cost of seasons tickets to be money well spent.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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95 reviews 95 reviews
33 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We attended our 2nd Holiday Pops concert this year and originally did two years ago. Comparing the two, the first time was more lively and fun, however they can't do the same concert every year so I understand that they have to mix it up. I would go for the $18 seats on level three in the middle. The view... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The Grand Rapids Symphony was great. We were in town for Art Prize, from Texas, and decided to try the symphony. While we may have been younger than most in the audience, it was a good time. The musicians were great. The ticket price was great as well. If you like culture, and/or want to try a symphony, I would... More 

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Allendale, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Everything about the GR Symphony was perfect: Top-notch artist, excellent equipment, a genius maestro combined with a wide selections of musical arts. "Sound of the Eagles" was simply splendid!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The GR symphony is VERY good! I mean SUPREMELY good. I don't consider myself an aficianado, but I've heard other symphonies in major cities and our own compares, IMHO, really well. Every time I take in a performance, I leave awed by the talent we are blessed to have in our own backyard. Thank you GR Symphony for enriching our... More 

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Grand Rapids
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Cannonsburg Ski are is transformed to a wonderful summer venue for listening to some great sounds from the Grand Rapids Symphony. We went with friends to listen to the sounds of the Eagles and they certainly didn't disappoint anyone! A great place to pack in some wine and cheese and enjoy a great Michigan summer evening!

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Caledonia, Michigan
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

to describe the quality that is the Symphony. Each performance brings the audience to its feet. A wide variety of gifted guests mesmerize and inspire. Under the genius of Maestro David Lockington, the long together musicians have created flawless performances. Unforgettable evenings await. Lynn

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The GR Symphony plays at Cannonsburg Ski Lodge Thursdays and Fridays in July. Every week the music varies. Usually one week is traditional symphony music. Last night I listened to Beatles music played by the symphony (cover band included!!) Guests can either buy a ticket there at the door or in advance. The ski lodge allows you to bring in... More 

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Rockford, Michigan
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Grand Rap[ids Symphony has been described as the best regional symphonies in the United States. The orchestra presents a major classical series, a major pops series and several programs designed to be accessible in a variety of venues.

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Barry County, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Grand Rapids Symphony provides a consistently superior experience across multiple genre of musical arts. The performance space seems to have no poor seating in acoustical terms. The acoustics provide an appropriate environment to support nuanced performances by soloists, ensembles, and the entire orchestra in many different stagings. I personally think it his a fantastic value, and so I have... More 

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