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The Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Youth Chorus and five vocal soloists join the orchestra to present To Be Certain of the Dawn, an acclaimed, large-scale Holocaust memorial oratorio. The powerful piece, written to bring understanding, conveys a message of hope and forgiveness. Inspired by photographs taken prior to the Holocaust, the work tells the story of faith and hope through the eyes of children.

Also on the program: Mendelssohn's fifth symphony which recalls the Protestant Reformation and includes Martin Luther's chorale, A Mighty Fortress is our God.

Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”
Stephen Paulus
To Be Certain of the Dawn
David Lockington, Conductor
Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Pearl Shangkuan, Director
Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Chorus, Sean Ivory, Director
Elizabeth Futral, Soprano
Julia Elise Hardin, Mezzo-soprano
Edgar Ernesto Ramirez, Tenor
Grant Youngblood, Baritone
Ben Warschawski, Cantor