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Current Programs

  • Friday

    April

    27

    7:30 pm

    Tango Caliente!

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    Be transported by the seductive sounds of the dance of romance... the tango! Star soprano Camille Zamora joins the WMS, together with four stellar Argentinian dancers and internationally acclaimed

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  • Saturday

    May

    05

    6 pm

    Under the Sea

    A fundraiser event for the West Michigan Symphony

    Join your WMS Board of Directors for a Caribbean-themed night out benefiting the concerts and youth education offerings of your West Michigan Symphony! This tropical evening includes:

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  • Friday

    May

    18

    7:30 pm

    Masterpieces

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    Our final concert of the season features three great masterpieces. Brahms’ iconic Violin Concerto in D major features Russian-Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman. Tchaikovsky’s soulful and melodic

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Next Season Programs

  • Friday

    September

    28

    7:30 pm

    Festival Season Opening

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    What, no guest artist? Actually, the whole orchestra is the soloist in this sparkling musical jamboree opening the 2018-19 season. From Bernstein to Respighi, the music is lush, powerful, celebratory MORE >

  • Friday

    November

    02

    7:30 pm

    Scheherazade Showcase

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    Normally they’re at the back of the ensemble lending color and weight, but this time we’re putting the marimba and tuba in the spotlight. You’ll be amazed by Matt and Clinton, two of our talente MORE >

  • Friday

    December

    14

    7:30 pm

    Home for the Holidays

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    Guest conductor Teresa Cheung returns to lead a cast of young choristers from ages 8-18, along with the full WMS, in a program of seasonal favorites—from classics to beloved carols—that will warm MORE >

  • Friday

    February

    01

    7:30 pm

    Choral Fantasy

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    Forgotten for more than 200 years, Vivaldi’s joyous and sunny Gloria has become his most beloved choral work. Italian pianist Alessio Bax performs the equally elegant Mozart concerto, known for its MORE >

  • Friday

    March

    15

    7:30 pm

    Classic Broadway

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    Two dynamic Broadway artists join your WMS for an extraordinary evening of classic songs from Broadway’s Golden Age and beyond. With unforgettable melodies and lyrics by Porter, Gershwin, Berlin, Ha MORE >

  • Friday

    April

    26

    7:30 pm

    Disney in Concert: Around the World

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    Experience the magical music of Disney live with original classics from the movies we love. Songs from The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan, Pirates of the C

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  • Friday

    May

    10

    7:30 pm

    Sharon Isbin & Beethoven’s 7th

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    Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique and versatility, multiple Grammy winner Sharon Isbin has been called “the Monet of the classical guitar” (Atlanta Journal). Wagner dubb MORE >

  • Friday

    June

    07

    7:30 pm

    Slavic Fire

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    With her consistently striking and dynamic performances, Moscow-born pianist Natasha Paremski reveals astounding virtuosity and interpretive abilities. Her rendering of the ultra-Romantic Chopin conce MORE >