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Event Name
GR Symphony Presents David Lockington Conducts Elgar
Start Date & Time
03-02-2019  8:00 PM
Contact Info
DeVos Performance Hall 303 Monroe Ave. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Event Location
49503,Michigan,Grand Rapids



Event Description

GR Symphony Presents David Lockington Conducts Elgar The Grand Rapids Symphony brings David Lockington Conducts Elgar to DeVos Performance Hall on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at 8 P.M. The British are coming, the British are coming, led by English-born conductor David Lockington. Edward Elgar mysteriously composed each of his 14 Enigma Variations with a particular friend in mind. The exquisite “Nimrod” Variation, performed for the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, is heard at the end of the 2017 film Dunkirk. James Crawford, Concertmaster of the Grand Rapids Symphony, is soloist on William Walton’s Concerto for Violin, written for and premiered by the great American virtuoso Jascha Heifetz. Grand Rapids Symphony has previously performed several works by Philip Sawyers, a childhood friend of Lockington’s. Tickets on sale now! Tickets may be purchases online at Ticketmaster.com, the GRS box office at 300 Ottawa NW. Suite 100 (across the street from Calder Plaza) or charge by phone at 616-454-9451 X 4

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