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GR Symphony Presents An American in Paris

Date: Jan 07 - Jan 08, 2022
Time: 8:00 PM
Grand Rapids Symphony Presents An American in Paris comes to DeVos Performance Hall on Friday, January 7th at 8:00PM and Saturday, January 8th at 8:00PM.

GERSHWIN Overture to An American in Paris
WILLIAM BOLCOM Concerto for Clarinet
DEBUSSY Première rhapsodie

John Varineau conductor | Anthony McGill clarinet | Elena Villalón soprano
Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus Pearl Shangkuan, Director

With grateful hearts, we will bid farewell to our beloved John Varineau the only way we know how—with music! The program opens with the intoxicating drive of Gershwin’s An American in Paris. Also enjoy Bolcom’s Concerto for Clarinet, performed by Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic. Your Grand Rapids Symphony, Chorus and Soloists will close the evening with Poulenc’s radiant Gloria.

COVID restrictions apply for this show, please see below for details.

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GR Symphony Presents An American in Paris
Jan 07 - Jan 08, 2022 | 8:00 PM


The Event Organizer is requiring attendees of this event to have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours prior to entering the venue OR be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In attending the event, you certify and attest that you and all individuals in your party attending the event will abide by the following regulations:

All fans ages 12 and over will provide printed proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours prior to entering the venue, OR must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks after final dose) and provide proof of vaccination - either the original vaccination card or printed documentation providing proof of immunization.

Masks covering mouth & nose are required for all audience members (of all ages) while on premises and during performances.

Entry requirements and venue protocols are subject to change.

Concessions will be open for beverages only before the event and at intermission. Drinks are not allowed into the seating area. No food will be sold.

*By purchasing or otherwise accepting a ticket to this Event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus) exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the Event, you and any guest voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and agree not to hold the Grand Rapids Symphony, ASM Global, DeVos Performance Hall, and the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan for any illness or injury in connection with your or your guests' attendance at the Event.

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