Current Programs

  • Friday

    September

    30

    7:30 pm

    Heroes and Villains

    WMS Pops

    The WMS celebrates the dark side and the bright side of storytelling via the incredible soundtracks that set the scene for a host of unforgettable movie characters. Thrill to music from Star Wars: MORE >

  • Friday

    November

    11

    7:30 pm

    EP!C

    WMS Masterworks

    Composer-in-residence Austin Wintory has created an “Epic” commission for the West Michigan Symphony featuring a nod to film scores. Also featured is Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite (1919 v MORE >

  • Friday

    December

    16

    7:30 pm

    Classical Christmas

    WMS Pops

    Enjoy the majesty of Christmas and the classical music that accompanies it when West Michigan Symphony and Scott Speck welcome special guest vocalists Martha Guth and Sara Murphy. These two spectacula MORE >

  • Friday

    January

    13

    7:30 pm

    Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

    WMS Masterworks

    Guest violinist Tim Fain is featured on a surprising new adaptation of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons that has been reworked, reimagined and recomposed for today’s audiences by contemporary mu MORE >

  • Friday

    February

    03

    7:30 pm

    Beethoven Triple

    WMS Masterworks

    Mikhail Glinka’s Overture Ruslan and Ludmilla is a favorite curtain-raiser for orchestras with a combination of exuberance and heroism that is uniquely Russian. WMS principal musicians J MORE >

  • Friday

    March

    10

    7:30 pm

    Classical Music for Everyone

    WMS Masterworks

    Join Scott Speck for a program that examines the history of classical music through the time periods in which they were created. Ranging from medieval to the music of today, this concert includes piec MORE >

  • Friday

    April

    28

    7:30 pm

    Great Ladies of Swing

    WMS Pops

    Singer Dee Daniels joins the West Michigan Symphony for a jazz program that features hits performed and recorded by swing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee and Sarah Vaughan. Dee uses MORE >

  • Friday

    May

    19

    7:30 pm

    Rachmaninoff no.3

    WMS Masterworks

    Scott Speck and the West Michigan Symphony welcome guest artist Olga Kern, the striking young Russian Gold Medal winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to play one of the m MORE >