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.