The Lansing Symphony Orchestra is beginning its 2012-2013 season with a celebration of pianist Ralph Votapek. WKAR's Melissa Benmark spoke with LSO music director and conductor Timothy Muffitt about the program.
Renowned pianist Ralph Votapek is in his rehearsal space in the Michigan State University Music Practice Building, working on Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #4. It’s one of the pieces that helped him win the gold medal in the first Van Cliburn international piano competition in 1962.
Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Michigan would become a policyholder-owned company under changes outlined by Gov. Rick Snyder. The governor explains his proposal as Department of Community Health Director James Haveman looks on.
Governor Rick Snyder has called for some big changes for Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Michigan. He says Blue Cross should become a not-for-profit company that pays taxes and competes with other insurance companies.