The Eugene Symphony On The Air

On Demand

Join us for a special series of broadcasts from the Eugene Symphony!

Eugene Symphony Conducting Fellow Daniel Cho.
Credit Eugene Symphony

Conducting Fellow Daniel Cho hosts this limited radio series which originally aired on KLCC in September, 2021. 

Each episode features selections from the Eugene Symphony's Soundwaves series. Daniel will chat about the performances, important elements of the pieces, the history behind the composers and more! You will also hear interviews with Music Director and Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, and some members of the orchestra. Tune in to catch the broadcasts on the air or check this space for on-demand listening following each broadcast. 

Francesco Lecce-Chong, Music Director & Conductor of the Eugene Symphony
Amanda Smith

The Eugene Symphony completes the three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing the string orchestra pieces performed last season. In this episode, you’ll hear Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s buoyant Noveletten No. 1 in A Major, Dmitri Shostakovich’s searing Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a, and finally, Edward Elgar’s joyful Serenade, Op. 20. Each of these composers bring different perspectives to their work but are all connected through their deep love and understanding of string instruments.

The violas of The Eugene Symphony.
Amanda Smith

The Eugene Symphony continues a three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing a few of the string orchestra pieces performed last season. In this episode, you’ll hear a remarkable and new approach to music-making by Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir, who created a color map for musicians to follow rather than traditional notes on manuscript paper.

The Eugene Symphony performs at the Hult Center in Eugene.
Amanda Smith

The Eugene Symphony begins a three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing a few of the string orchestra pieces performed last season. Remarkably, by just scoring for string instruments, each of these featured composers on this episode was able to bring to life music that is deeply lush and beautiful, yet very different from each other. In this episode, along with hearing each of these pieces, you’ll learn how Music Director & Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong discovered Zhou Tian’s music, hear a special interview with composer Dr.