There is certain Halloween music that gives you a creepy feeling. Imagine hearing that music played by a string quartet, by candlelight, in a church that is over 150 years old.

Fountain Street Church
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You will be able to experience that exact setting on Saturday, October 29th, 2022.

Candlelight Concert
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The KalHaven String Quartet will be performing some of the great Halloween classics, lit only by candlelight. There will be two performances -- one at 6 pm and another at 8:30 pm. The concerts will be just over an hour in length. This concert is for those 8 and over. Anyone under the age of 16 must be with an adult.

The tentative program includes the following songs:

  • Thriller - Michael Jackson
  • Funeral March of a Marionette - Charles Gounod
  • String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor (Dresden Quartet), Op. 110: II. Allegro Molto Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Tubular Bells (Theme from The Exorcist) - Mike Oldfield
  • Stranger Things (Theme) - S U R V I V E
  • Beetlejuice (Theme) - Danny Elfman
  • The Addams Family (Theme) - Vic Mizzy
  • Halloween (Theme) - John Carpenter
  • Psycho (Prelude) - Bernard Herrmann
  • Ghostbusters (Theme) - Ray Parker Jr.
  • Danse Macabre - Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Night on Bald Mountain - Modest Mussorgsky
  • Der Erlkönig - Franz Schubert
  • This Is Halloween from The Nightmare Before Christmas - Danny Elfman
  • Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Richard O’Brien and Richard Hartley
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King - Edvard Grieg

Tickets are $30-$55 per person, depending on where you want to sit. Tickets can be purchased online.

Photo: Fever via Facebook

Fountain Street Church is located at 24 Fountain Street, NE, in downtown Grand Rapids.

Fountain Street Church
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There are also other upcoming Candlelight concerts, including Van Gogh Immersive: The Best of Classical Music on November 5th, Vivaldi's Four Seasons and More on November 19th, a Holiday Special featuring "The Nutcracker" and More on December 23rd. For more information, visit the Fever Grand Rapids website.


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