Classical music

Sistrum photo
Courtesy photo / Sistrum

This weekend, the Sistrum choir of Lansing will be celebrating their 30th year. Current State's Jamie Paisley attends a rehearsal with this all-female chorus, and speak with their Artistic Director, Dr. Meredith Bowen.


Enrique Diemecke bust at FSO
Jamie Paisley / WKAR

Next year marks the landmark 100th season of the Flint Symphony Orchestra’s existence. Current State speaks with Maestro Enrique Diemecke about the highlights of the 2016-17 season.


Daniel Hsu photo
Courtesy photo / Lansing Symphony Orchestra

We speak with Lansing Symphony Orchestra maestro Timothy Muffitt about Wednesday's concert, along with Gilmore Young Artist Award winner Daniel Hsu ahead of his appearance with the LSO.


Romeo and Juliet opera photo
Courtesy photo / Opera Grand Rapids

From Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers to Gounod’s star-crossed opera singers, we meet the Romeo and Juliet of the upcoming production of that classic love story by Opera Grand Rapids.


Kevin Noe photo
Courtesy photo / MSU College of Music

MSU College of Music conductor Kevin Noe leads his MSU Symphony and choruses in three masterpieces this weekend.


Dr. Matthew Aubin photo
Courtesy photo / Dr. Matthew Aubin

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra has appointed a new Music Director. We get to know Dr. Matthew Aubin and learn about his connection to the Golden Globe-winning TV series “Mozart in the Jungle.”


Courtesy/MSU College of Music

Sat. Apr. 30 at 8pm on 90.5 FM | Live from the Cobb Great Hall, conductor Kevin Noe presents 

Courtesy/MSU College of Music

Fri. Apr. 22 at 8p, on 90.5 FM | Live from the Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium a concert featuring the International Chamber Soloists led by Dmitri Berlinsky.

COURTESY/MSU COLLEGE OF MUSIC

Sat. Apr. 16 at 8pm on 90.5 FM | Live from Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium legendary jazz drummer Louis Hayes joins the Be-Bop Spartans

Ann Arbor Symphony
Ann Arbor Symphony

Sat. Apr. 9 at 8pm on 90.5 FM | Live from the Michigan Theater, Evan Chambers presents the season finale of Ann Arbor Symphony.

Suren Bagratuni
Courtesy photo / MSU College of Music

We speak with the MSU Artist-Faculty cellist Suren Bagratuni about the upcoming week-long "Cello Plus" concert series.


musicians with instruments
Courtesy / MSU College of Music

Wed. Mar. 30 at 7:30 pm on 90.5 FM | Live from the Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium with Yuri Gandelsman and Johnny Gandelsman.

MSU China cultural exchange photo
Jamie Paisley / WKAR

Thirteen students from the China Conservatory of Music are currently in East Lansing to mount an operatic production with their student counterparts from Michigan State. We take you behind the scenes for this landmark tenth year of a unique cultural exchange.


Emily Douglass photo
Courtesy photo / Jackson Symphony Orchestra

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra will bring some of the greatest hits from opera to this weekend's concert at the Potter Center. We speak with Maestro Stephen Osmond about the program.


Pages