Richard and Helen DeVos Classical Series

A balance of masterpieces, works by living composers and world-renowned conductors and soloists.

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2014-15 Season

David's Grand Finale Rebroadcast

Tune into Blue Lake Public Radio at 1 pm for the rebroadcast of David's Grand Finale at 88.9 Grand Rapids and 90.3 Muskegon.

2015-2016 Season

Romeo & Juliet

Join us as we open the 2015-16 season with a concert inspired by Shakespeare.

Ravel's Piano Concerto

The first half this program explores French music-color while the final piece of the evening is Shostakovich's first symphony.

Mahler's Titan

Guest conductor Jahja Ling leads your GRS in a performance of Mahler's "Titan" Symphony.

Brahms' German Requiem

The Grand Rapids Symphony chorus takes the stage with your GRS for Brahms' most ambitious and thoughtful composition.

Beethoven's Pastoral

This program explores the creativity of dance with Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 at the heart of the concert.

Dvorák’s Seventh

Dvorák fills this work with melodies and rhythms evoking his native Bohemia and the joy he felt as its first great international ambassador. 

Debussy's La Mer

The music on these concerts extols three of the many types of love. 

Beethoven's Emperor

Beethoven's last concerto radiates a majesty and sheer joy that belies the suffering of its genius creator. 

Pines of Rome

This concert features supremely colorful works for the mighty modern symphony including Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2 and Respighi's Pines of Rome.

Carmina Burana

We end the 2015-16 season with Orff's legendary choral masterwork.