classical http://wkar.org en Renowned Violinist to Perform at MSU's Wharton Center http://wkar.org/post/renowned-violinist-perform-msus-wharton-center <p>One of classical music&rsquo;s most famous contemporary musicians is coming to East Lansing.&nbsp; Last May, violinist Joshua Bell was named to succeed Sir Neville Marriner as music director of the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields.&nbsp; Bell and the academy will perform at Michigan State University&rsquo;s Wharton Center this Saturday on one leg of their first tour together.</p><p>WKAR&rsquo;s Jody Knol recently spoke with Joshua Bell and reminded him of the lengths he went to in order to make his last concert at Wharton Center back in the winter of 2009.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Jody Knol 15880 at http://wkar.org Renowned Violinist to Perform at MSU's Wharton Center Gregorian Previews MSU Symphony Concert http://wkar.org/post/gregorian-previews-msu-symphony-concert <p>WKAR&#39;s Melissa Benmark spoke with conductor Leon Gregorian about the next MSU Symphony Orchestra concert, which features a new Tuba Concerto by MSU professor Ron Newman. Fri, 27 Jan 2012 17:01:30 +0000 Melissa Benmark 5004 at http://wkar.org Gregorian Previews MSU Symphony Concert