Classical music

Alan Gilbert photo
Chris Lee / The New York Philharmonic

Current State's Jamie Paisley speaks with the music director of the New York Philharmonic, Maestro Alan Gilbert, about the orchestra’s three day residency this weekend at the University of Michigan. That includes leading a performance at Michigan Stadium Saturday.

JSO photo
Jamie Paisley / WKAR

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra kicks off their concert season this weekend with a concert titled “Joy and Sorrow.” We speak with Maestro Stephen Osmond as well as the Jackson-native cellist that he’s bringing back to town.

Coronet section of band
Maria Palmo / WKAR-MSU

A new teacher in a school with a rich band history feels pressure to succeed at festival. WATCH NOW

Beethoven Festival | A2SO Live on 90.5 FM

Sep 17, 2015
portrait: Garrick Ohlsson

Sat. Sep. 19 - 8pm 90.5 FM | Live from Hill Auditorium, the Ann Arbor Symphony presents Opening Night: Beethoven Festival with Garrick Ohlsson.

Ralph Votapek photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Gershwin music is the focus of the first Lansing Symphony Orchestra concert of the season Friday. Current State's Melissa Benmark talks with conductor Timothy Muffitt and pianist Ralph Votapek about the program.