Sat., Dec. 30 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Susan Graham sings the title role of the fabulous woman of the world who sets out to conquer glamorous old Paris and get the one thing that has eluded her—a commitment from her playboy first love.
An associate professor of composition at Michigan State University has become a Grammy nominee. Tian Zhou is one of the nominees in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category for his Concerto for Orchestra, as recorded by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
For generations, Native Americans in the northern Great Lakes have harvested wild rice. It's an important food source. For some it's a way to make a little extra cash. And it's a cultural touchstone that tribal members are trying to pass on to younger generations.
For generations, Native Americans in the northern Great Lakes have harvested wild rice. It's an important food source. Dan Kraker reports.
This weekend, the New York Philharmonic is again in residency in Ann Arbor brought about by the University Musical Society. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley has more with UMS President, Matthew VanBesien and Maestro Leonard Slatkin.
Interview with Matthew VanBesien of the University Musical Society in Ann Arbor and Maestro Leonard Slatkin, talking about the upcoming New York Philharmonic residency in Michigan this weekend.
Is it church music? Or is it an opera in disguise? This weekend, the Grand Rapids Symphony performs Verdi’s Requiem. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley sat down with the Symphony’s new music director, Marcelo Lehninger to talk about one of the maestro’s favorite pieces.
Interview with Grand Rapids Symphony maestro Marcelo Lehninger about the November concert featuring Verdi's Requiem.