Romanian orchestra stops at Wharton on first U.S. tour
Jan. 10 2019
The musicians — most of whom are younger than the maestro — perform with a folk-inflected, heady spice that steamed up from a small Central European country in the 20th century, slipped under...
Jazz and classical highlights of 2018
Dec. 27 2018
With apologies to William James, the varieties of musical experience in Greater Lansing — thanks to an overflowing local music scene and the region’s power to attract distinguished visiting...
New concerto freshens up Lansing Symphony concert
Nov. 15 2018
“This piece is about taking a second to learn and to listen from kids,” Biedenbender Ava Ordman said. “It’s so refreshing to me, in an environment of politics and school shootings,...
Locals recall Czech Philharmonic maestro’s time in Michigan
Oct. 25 2018
Let’s be respectful here. The once-ina-blue-moon local appearance of one of Europe’s great orchestras, the Czech Philharmonic, led by one of the century’s great maestros, Semyon Bychkov,...