The Lansing Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the launch of our new concert series, "LSO at Home". While we may not be able to gather right now for a traditional performance, our musicians and staff are committed to making the music play on. Please join us from the comfort of your home and enjoy audio and video from our new series, including previous concerts from the LSO catalog.

Lansing Symphony Music Director, Timothy Muffitt, announces our new series, "LSO at Home". 

LSO at Home Weekly Announcement - April 19, 2020

LSO at Home Weekly Announcement - April 26, 2020

LSO Kids "Tune in Tuesdays"

Tune in Tuesdays @2 to meet marvelous LSO musicians, spot local celebrity music teachers, and learn an awesome activity you can do at home!

“World of Percussion”  April 14, 2020
Our first episode features LSO musician Dr. Andrew Spencer showcasing the timpani, Webberville music educator Alex Ellul reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity you can do at home!
 

“Exploring the String Family” April 21, 2020
This episode features LSO musician Christine Beamer showcasing the viola, DeWitt music educator Brooke Broughton reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity you can do at home! 
 

“World of Woodwinds” April 28, 2020
The third episode features LSO musician Kathryn Salo demonstrating the flute and other woodwind instruments, Mason music educator Kari Haines reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity you can do at home! 
 

“The Horn, Star Wars, and More!” May 5, 2020
Our fourth episode features LSO musician Corbin Wagner demonstrating the horn, East Lansing music educator Katie Pike reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity you can do at home! From our homes to yours, this is LSO at Home!
 

“Exploring the Harp” May 12, 2020
Our fourth episode features LSO musician Brittany DeYoung demonstrating the harp, Waverly music educator Scott Brooks reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity you can do at home! From our homes to yours, this is LSO at Home!
 

“The Amazing Violin” May 19, 2020
The fifth episode features Lansing Symphony Orchestra musician Florina Georgia Petrescu demonstrating the violin, Haslett music educator Mallory Voris reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity you can do at home! From our homes to yours, this is LSO at Home!
 

“The Incredible Oboe” May 26, 2020
The seventh episode in our series features LSO musician Stephanie Shapiro demonstrating the oboe, Grand Ledge music educator Denise Wilkinson reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity you can do at home! From our homes to yours, this is LSO at Home!

“The Finale” June 3, 2020
This episode features Lansing Symphony Orchestra musician Neil Mueller demonstrating the trumpet, Holt music educator Jeannette Barnes reading a story, and LSO Education & Outreach Coordinator Ashleigh Lore sharing a fun family activity: #NatureChallenge! From our homes to yours, this is LSO at Home!
 

LSO Thursdays

Every Thursday at 5pm, we will be featuring an all new video from our LSO Musicians - filmed right at their home and brought to yours!

Louis Spohr “Duo for 2 Violins in A Minor, Op. 67 No. 1: Allegro” April 16, 2020
LSO Violinists Eliot Heaton & Ran Cheng. 

Thom Hasenpflug, “Third Dance for Marimba” April 23, 2020
LSO Principal Percussionist Matthew Beck.
 

Sergei Prokofiev,  “Prelude in C Op. 12 No. 7”; Marcel Tournier,  “Soupir et Offrande” April 30, 2020
LSO Principal Harpist, Brittany DeYoung.
 

Georg Philipp Telemann “Six Canonic Sonatas, Sonata No. 2” May 7, 2020
LSO Principal Cellist Hong Hong, LSO Assistant Principal Cellist JinHyun Kim
 

Carl Freidrich Abel "Allegro in D minor WKO 208"; Fritz Kreisler "Liebesleid" May 14, 2020
LSO Assistant Principal Bassist, Matthew Boothe; LSO Violinist, Sam Spurbeck
 

Frederick Rzweski, “To the Earth”; Max Reger, “Serenade Op. 141a in G Major for 2 Violins & Viola mvt. 1. Vivace" May 21, 2020

Principal Timpanist, Andrew Spencer; Violinists Nathaniel Cornell & Mwakudua waNgure, Violist Javier Otalora
 

Maria Newman, “Appalachian Duets”; Antonio Vivaldi, “Sonata No. 1 for Violoncello and Basso continuo RV 47”,  Mvt IV. Allegro; David Popper, “Suite for Two Cellos Op. 16”,  Mvt. I Andante Grazioso, Mvt. II. Gavotte, May 28, 2020

LSO Violinists Chase Ward and Lauren Pulcipher, LSO Cellists Willis Koa and Jennifer Pittman

Ciprian Porumbescu, "Balada" June 4, 2020

LSO 2nd Principal Violinist, Florina Georgia Petrescu
 

LSO Repeats

Join us at 7:30pm on Saturdays for a performance from the LSO archives.

MasterWorks 3: Beethoven Symphony No. 2
Original Performance Date: January 6, 2018

Guest Artist: David Cooper, Horn

Program
Maurice Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Reinhold Gliere, Horn Concerto
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2

Program Notes

Original performance Date: October 27, 2007

Program
Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 96
Carl Orff, Carmina Burana

Original performance Date: November 2, 2019

Program
Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 2

Program Notes

Original Performance Date: May 19, 2017

Guest Artist: Lisa Pegher, Percussion

Program

Bedřich Smetana, Three Dances from “The Bartered Bride”
Paul Dooley, Northern Nights
Michael Torke, Bright Blue Music
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet Fantasy
 

Original Performance Date: January 18, 2020

Featured Artist: Guy Yehuda

Program

Paul Dukas, Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Jean Françaix, Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
Maurice Ravel, Mother Goose Suite
George Gershwin, An American in Paris

Program Notes
 

Original Performance Date: May 10, 2019

Guest Artist:
Elliot Wuu, Piano

Dmitri Shostakovich, "Festive Overture"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, "Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major K 467"
Sergei Rachmaninoff, "Symphonic Dances"

Program Notes

Original Performance Date: September 21, 2019

Leonard Bernstein, "Overture to Candid"
Bruce Stark, "Symphonic Dances"

Program Notes
 

LSO Crescendo Challenge

June 7, 2020

Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 
BWV 1048 Mvmt 1: Allegro

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