CANNONSBURG, Mich.—The Grand Rapids Symphony is already preparing for a summertime tradition, by announcing the lineup for this year’s D & W Fresh Market Picnic Pops.
The concert series will run Thursdays and Fridays, from July 10 through Aug. 1. The schedule is as follows:
July 10 & 11, 8 p.m.: Classical Fireworks
David Lockington, Conductor
The 20th season of Picnic Pops kicks off with this audience favorite. The orchestra performs classical excerpts by Bizet, John Williams, Shostakovich and more, punctuated with Sousa marches. Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” ushers in a spectacular fireworks finale.
July 17 & 18, 7:30 p.m.: A Tribute to the Beatles: Celebrating 50 years of Beatlemania
John Varineau, Conductor