Francesco Lecce-Chong

Eugene Symphony Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong has been doing his job a little differently since March.

Francesco Lecce-Chong

Music, from Bob Dylan to Antonio Vivaldi, can be a balm in these uncertain times.

Recorded on: January 24, 2020

Air Date: February 17, 2020

From the City Club of Eugene:

Eugene is full of opportunities to enjoy the performing arts, and concert music is prominent among the offerings. In this program, three music leaders will describe some of the experiences provided by our vast array of performing ensembles and the concert settings in which they perform.

Amanda Smith

Go to the symphony…to watch a movie? Starting Friday night, the Eugene Symphony will perform the score to "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone," while the movie plays above them. 

Eugene Symphony

Francesco Lecce-Chong is wrapping up his second season as Music Director of the Eugene Symphony. This week, he’ll conduct the performance of Verdi’s Requiem.

A new musical work of contemporary percussion rendered with 300 bells and similar instruments makes its West Coast debut in Eugene, Thursday night. KLCC’S Brian Bull previews the performance.

Soprano Renee Fleming is one of music’s most accomplished vocalists, with her accolades including multiple Grammy Awards and the National Medal of Arts, bestowed upon her by President Obama.

Brian Bull / KLCC

After more than a year of searching, the Eugene Symphony has announced its new music director and conductor.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Photo by Eric Alan

The Eugene Symphony welcomes the third of its three finalists to become the symphony’s next conductor and music director.