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Address: 300 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2304
Phone Number: +1 616-454-9451
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We heard a Tchaikovsky violin concerto and a Rachmaninoff symphony. Both were fantastic. The violinist for the concerto was incredible. His performance was intense, breaking many... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We heard a Tchaikovsky violin concerto and a Rachmaninoff symphony. Both were fantastic. The violinist for the concerto was incredible. His performance was intense, breaking many strings on his bow. I am amazed at the passion and speed with which he played. The symphony was my favorite. Many beautiful moments where the various instruments came together delightfully.

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Thank you so much for your kind words, Anthony! We are so happy you enjoyed this weekend's performance! More 

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015

We attended Picnic with the Pops at Cannonsburg Ski facility, and enjoyed a world class concert experience! Great Music selection, superior symphony musicianship, and a very entertaining conductor!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

Try to get tickets to a special event of your liking. Christmas time is the best time to go as almost anyone loves the holday themed music.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have been consistently impressed with the musicianship of the orchestra here in Grand Rapids. The new Pops series is a winner!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Grand Rapids Symphony is a great orchestra with a very good music program. The venue is new, very attractive with great acoustics.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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