Grand Rapids Symphony continues Pathwaves series for spring

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Pathwaves concerts will be livestreamed on the first night and will be available on demand for the next 30 days. Courtesy Grand Rapids Symphony

The Grand Rapids Symphony launched its online spring Pathwaves concert series that will continue through June.

The concerts include Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons; The Soldier’s Tale; The Art of Dance with the Grand Rapids Ballet; Lights, Camera, Music! Featuring works by John Williams and more; and Beethoven & Haydn: The Student Becomes The Master.

The concerts will be livestreamed on the first night and will be available on demand for the next 30 days.

Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons series began last Friday and will continue to be available through March 6. Marcelo Lehninger directs the performances of violinists Eric Tanner, Kimia Ghaderi, Jenna Buchner, Patricia Kates, Christina Fong and Haijin Choi.

The Soldier’s Tale concert will be available to viewers from Feb. 26-March 27. Julian Wachner will be conducting the symphony that will tell composer Igor Stravinsky’s story of a soldier who, duped and seduced by riches, makes a trade with the devil, through music.

Available from March 12-April 10, The Art of Dance with the Grand Rapids Ballet will feature pianist Oril Shaham and conductor Marcelo Lehninger. The Grand Rapids Ballet dancers will be interpreting the music in a new piece of choreography for Poulenc’s “choreographed concerto” for piano and 18 instruments.

Lights, Camera, Music! Featuring works by John Williams and more will be available from April 23-May 22. The musical concert will feature conductor Bob Bernhardt, Grand Rapids Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus Director Pearl Shangkuan and saxophonist Timothy McAllister. It also will feature iconic music from award-winning movies by composers like John Williams and Ennio Morricone. Music from movies such as “Catch Me if You Can,” “Schindler’s List,” “Cinema Paradiso,” “Titanic” and more will be played.

Beethoven & Haydn: The Student Becomes The Master concert will be available from May 14- June 12. The Grand Rapids Symphony’s cellist Alicia Eppinga will play Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1. The Grand Rapids Symphony also will perform Beethoven’s Second Symphony.

All the concerts will be available through a subscription. To subscribe visit the website or email tickets@grsymphony.org.

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