Lansing Symphony

LSO, MSU musicians join forces for Beethoven’s 9th

Nov 3, 2016
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The Lansing Symphony brings one of the most famous pieces of music to the Wharton Center this weekend: Beethoven’s "9th Symphony." We speak with the Maestro ahead of Friday’s performance.

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This weekend, six principal musicians of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra perform a concert featuring music from the early 20th century collection of French composers nicknamed Les Six. LSO Principal flutist and MSU College of Music Professor Richard Sherman spoke with WKAR's Jamie Paisley about this concert which culminates in all six players combining for the Sextet by Francis Poulenc. The concert will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25th at 3pm in the Molly Grove Chapel at the First Presbyterian...

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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.

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Maestro Timothy Muffitt is bringing some "Mozart Mania" to the Lansing Symphony this weekend. We speak with the LSO’s music director about Saturday’s concert, which is designed to show off the various instrument families of the orchestra.

This weekend, the Lansing Symphony becomes a Broadway band. We speak with Maestro Timothy Muffitt, as well as Flint native & American Idol contestant, LaKisha Jones about Saturday’s “Broadway Rocks” concert.

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The Lansing Symphony’s holiday concert comes up this weekend and has some very special guests. We speak with Maestro Timothy Muffitt as well as one of the high school students performing with the LSO this weekend.

LSO concert features dramatic choral music

Oct 30, 2014
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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s next MasterWorks concert is Saturday at Wharton Center. The MSU State Singers, University Chorale and Choral Union get involved with this LSO concert.

LSO season finale features Brahms

Apr 29, 2014
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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra closes out its regular season with an unusual Wednesday night concert tomorrow. It features Brahms’ final symphony, a near-viral modern composition, and a piano concerto played by Andrew Hsu , a Gilmore Young Artist competition winner.

LSO to feature American composers Copland, Bernstein

Mar 28, 2014
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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra ’s next MasterWorks concert is Saturday night at Wharton Center. It features music from American composers Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland.

LSO concert highlights Tchaikovsky's legacy

Jan 10, 2014
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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s next concert is Saturday night at Wharton center. The program will be mostly Russian ballet music from several eras.

LSO celebrates season with holiday favorites

Dec 19, 2013
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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops concert is Sunday at Wharton Center. Current State’s Melissa Benmark spoke with conductor Timothy Muffitt about the music, starting with some pieces that will include local students.

Latest LSO performance features all Russian program

Oct 3, 2013
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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra s second MasterWorks concert of the season is on Saturday at Wharton Center . It features music of Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov, and the two violin concertos by Prokofiev.

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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra ’s first MasterWorks concert is Friday night at Wharton Center . It features music of Dvorak and Enescu and a modern percussion concerto by Jennifer Higdon. WKAR’s Melissa Benmark spoke with conductor Timothy Muffitt about the concert.