Following an extensive search, the Eugene Symphony has selected finalists for its next Music Director & Conductor, who will take the position following the completion of Danail Rachev's eight-year tenure at the end of the 2016/17 season. Read the full news release.
Tune into 91.1 FM (KWAX) at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 2 to hear the broadcast of our concert that included the world premiere of Robert Kyr’s “Dawning of the World” Piano Concerto No. 1 and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.
Tune into 89.7 FM (KLCC) at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2016 to hear the broadcast of our concert that was conducted by Marin Alsop on April 2, 2016. This broadcast is produced in partnership with KWAX 99.1 and will be hosted by Peter van de Graaff.
Concert programming included:
John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10
Bernstein: Suite from On the Waterfront
James P. Johnson: Victory Stride
Randi Bjornstad's preview of the Eugene Symphony's 2016/17 season in the February 17 issue of The Register-Guard. Read the full article here.
Tune into KWAX 91.1 AM at the following times:
Tuesday, 11/3 at 10 a.m.
- Leng Preludio No. 1
- Soro Danza Fantástica
- Ginastera Piano Concerto No. 1
Wednesday, 11/4 at 10 a.m.
- Ginastera's Estancia
Our recording of Tomás Svoboda’s Clarinet Concerto, which we commissioned and gave the world premiere of in 2013 with Michael Anderson as soloist, will be re-broadcast again Wednesday, Dec. 10 on national public radio Performance Today. If listening in Eugene, the program will air at 7am on KWAX 91.1 FM.
Here is The Oregonian article from April 13, 2013 that provides background.
Read the full article on here on The Register-Guard.
Read the press release with a complete description of our project, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Hear the recording of our November 13 concert on KWAX-FM 91.1. Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony will be broadcast on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m., and Mozart's "Jupiter" will be broadcast on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m.
Broadcasts underwritten in part by Kernutt Stokes.
Read Randi Bjornstad's preview of the Eugene Symphony's 2014/15 season in the February 19 issue of the Eugene Register-Guard.
Read Randi Bjornstad's concert preview of the Eugene Symphony's February 20 concert, Rite of Spring.
Read Alex Notman's article profiling Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring in the February 20, 2014 issue of Eugene Weekly.