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Current Programs

  • 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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  • Saturday

    May

    04

    6 pm

    Sail Away with the Symphony

    A fundraiser event for the West Michigan Symphony

    Let’s head for the lake! The sun’s out, it’s a robin’s-eggshell-blue sky, and the wind’s from the south! Join your WMS Board of Directors for a nautically-themed night out benefiting the

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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 co

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Next Season Programs

  • Friday

    September

    27

    7:30 pm

    All-Russian Season Opening

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    Our season opener pairs works by Russia’s undisputed master composers, in which the entire orchestra is the soloist and everybody gets their chance in the spotlight. This promises to be an all-time MORE >

  • Friday

    November

    08

    7:30 pm

    Beethoven & Blue Jeans

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    One of classical music’s brightest young stars, Charlie Albright returns to perform the stormy third piano concerto of Beethoven. This is paired with two of Beethoven’s most beloved works, includi MORE >

  • Friday

    December

    13

    7:30 pm

    Sounds of the Season

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    A cast of young choristers from ages 8-18, along with the full WMS, will warm hearts in this annual concert of seasonal favorites—from classics to beloved carols. Bring the whole family for a spellb MORE >

  • Saturday

    December

    14

    3 pm

    Sounds of the Season

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    A cast of young choristers from ages 8-18, along with the full WMS, will warm hearts in this annual concert of seasonal favorites—from classics to beloved carols. Bring the whole family for a spellb MORE >

  • Friday

    January

    31

    7:30 pm

    Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo

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    “Acoustic Guitar Music like you’ve never heard before!” is the best description of a concert with Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniola. From Bizet and Rimsky-Korsakov to Led Zeppelin and The Police, MORE >

  • Friday

    March

    13

    7:30 pm

    Introducing Sujari Britt

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    Sujari Britt is the 17-year-old cello sensation who has been featured on The Today Show and NBC TheGrio’s “100 History Makers in the Making.” The Symphony no. 1 of William Grant Still—“The D MORE >

  • Friday

    April

    17

    7:30 pm

    Mardi Gras in Muskegon

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    Celebrate the spirit of Mardi Gras with a night of hot, steamy New Orleans jazz. The good times roll with music of New Orleans natives like Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson and Louis Armstrong. Join in th MORE >

  • Friday

    May

    15

    7:30 pm

    Four Seasons, Two Hemispheres

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    Vivaldi’s Four Seasons have inspired generations of concertgoers... and more than a few composers. Three centuries later the master of Argentinean tango, Astor Piazzolla, used them as the inspiratio MORE >

  • Friday

    June

    05

    7:30 pm

    Voices of Resurrection

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    The choral forces for this great work are so large that the Orchestra will literally spill out into the audience! Mahler’s “Resurrection” is one of the greatest symphonic works of all time. & MORE >