Sun September 25 | 6:00 PM

Eugene Symphony on the Air: Episode 2

This episode focuses on our February 2022, concert, which included a partnership with the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.


September 25, 2022 6:00 PM

Eugene Symphony on the Air: Episode 2

Daniel Cho, Host
Julia Oldham, Visual Artist
Roberto Diaz, Guest Violinist
Francesco Lecce-Chong, Artistic Director & Conductor

Hindemith — Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Weber, excerpts

Jennifer Higdon — Viola Concerto, excerpts

Beethoven — Symphony No. 5, excerpts

This episode focuses on our 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.

This concert features the work of four visual artists who interpreted Paul Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, through an innovative collaboration with the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Then, viola guru Roberto Díaz illuminates Jennifer Higdon’s Grammy-winning Viola Concerto.

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Learn more about Eugene Symphony on the Air series, and listen to Episode 2 here.

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Learn more about Julia Oldham

Julia interpreted the final movement of Metamorphosis for Eugene Symphony's February 2022 concert. She animates urban wilderness landscapes that she explored during her 2019 residency with the New York City Urban Field Station. The piece is composed of three vignettes: The Combined Sewer, The Afterlife of Abandoned Things, and Rising.

Take a virtual tour of the complete collaboration, Metamorphosis: Visualizing the Music of Paul Hindemith.


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