Symphony with Soul: Leela James performs with Grand Rapids Symphony
8:00PM, Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Stephenson created all arrangements for the James show with GRS.
Feb 20, 2024

R&B powerhouse singer/songwriter Leela James first burst onto the scene with her 2005 debut album A Change is Gonna Come, introducing audiences to her soaring sultry vocal dexterity. She quickly garnered nominations for Outstanding New Artist at the NAACP Image Awards and Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist of 2008 at the Soul Train Music Awards. James has gone on to record five subsequent albums including My Soul, which reached #7 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Albums Chart with the song “Don’t Want You Back” which rose to #1 on the Billboard Adult R&B chart.

Experience her live with your Grand Rapids Symphony in the world premiere of this new show featuring arrangements created specifically for this performance!