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The Eugene Symphony On The Air

The Eugene Symphony On The Air

Sundays 6PM | Join us for a special series of broadcasts from the Eugene Symphony!

Assistant Conductor Daniel Cho hosts this radio series for three consecutive Sundays at 6:00pm, beginning on Sunday, September 18th.

Tune in to KLCC at 6:00 pm on September 18 & 25, and October 2, for Eugene Symphony on the Air, a deep dive behind the music of the Symphony's 57th Season.

We’ll listen to some memorable excerpts from the 2021/2022 season, delve into the background of these pieces and share conversations with some of the fantastic artists who made it happen, like composer Libby Larsen, visual artist Julia Oldham, and our Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong.

Join us, starting September 18 for this exciting three-part series! Available for live streaming or on-demand for a limited time right here or at EugeneSymphony.org.


  • This episode focuses on two premieres we presented last season, First Symphony Project Composer Matt Browne’s “The Course of Empire” from our May 26 concert and Portland-based composer David Schiff’s “PREFONTAINE”, which saw its world premiere at our June 4 concert.
  • This episode of the Eugene Symphony on the air focuses on the Eugene Symphony's February 2022, concert, which included a partnership with the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. We’ll talk to visual artist Julia Oldham, guest violist Roberto Diaz, and Music Director & Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, alongside excerpts from the February concert.
  • Daniel Cho, HostLibby Larsen, ComposerFrancesco Lecce-Chong, Artistic Director & ConductorLibby Larsen — Deep Summer Music, excerptsFlorence Price — Piano Concerto in D Minor in One Movement, excerptsRachmaninov — Symphonic Dances, excerptsIn Episode 1, we’ll dive deeper into last season’s Opening Night concert, interviewing composer Libby Larsen and our Music Director & Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong while we listen to excerpts from the September 23, 2021, concert.Experience the lush sounds of Libby Larsen’s Deep Summer Music, reminiscent of ripening crops that blaze with color. Then, you’ll hear Florence Price’s lyrical Piano Concerto, played by the dynamic Michelle Cann. Finally, Sergei Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances remind us of what we’ve all been missing – the incomparable power and joy of orchestral music at its best.
  • The Eugene Symphony completes the three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing the string orchestra pieces performed last…
  • The Eugene Symphony continues a three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing a few of the string orchestra pieces…
  • The Eugene Symphony begins a three-part exploration of its Soundwaves virtual concert series by showcasing a few of the string orchestra pieces performed…