Series premiere: Great Lakes Concerts

Jan 6, 2019

MODIS satellite image showing maximum Great Lakes ice cover, 88.75% on February 28, 2015
Credit NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch

This Monday at 6 p.m., join Classical IPR for Great Lakes Concerts, a new program produced by WKAR Public Media at Michigan State in partnership with WRCJ Detroit and Interlochen Public Radio.

Great Lakes Concerts is a weekly program featuring concert performances from all over the state. Click here to read the complete press release.

This week's program

The Star-Spangled Banner
Lansing Symphony Orchestra/Timothy Muffitt, conductor 
Recorded Oct. 1, 2017 at Wharton Center for Performing Arts, East Lansing

Jonathan Bruce Brown: "Sound in Body, Mind and Spirit"
Jackson Symphony Orchestra/Matthew Aubin, conductor
Recorded Sept. 29, 2018 at Potter Center Music Hall, Jackson 

Igor Stravinsky: Berceuse and Finale from "The Firebird"
Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra/Robert Nordling, conductor
Recorded Aug. 3, 2018 at Beaver Island Community School, Beaver Island 

Gioacchino Rossini: Overture to "Semiramide"
Traverse Symphony Orchestra/Kevin Rhodes, conductor
Recorded Sept. 17, 2017 at Corson Auditorium, Interlochen 

Wael Binali: "Earth: Plunder, Wound, Renewal, Hope" (2012)
Michigan Philharmonic/Nan Washburn, conductor
Recorded October 5, 2018 at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Plymouth

George Gershwin: "It Ain't Necessarily So" from "Porgy and Bess" (arr. Jascha Heifetz)
Ilya Kaler, violin
Genadi Zagor, pianoRecorded Nov. 16, 2017 at UrbanBeat, Lansing

Camille Saint-Saens: HavanaiseMelissa White, violin
Lansing Symphony Orchestra/Timothy Muffitt, conductor Recorded Oct. 18, 2018 at Cobb Great Hall, East Lansing