A Little (Election) Night Music!


On election night, November 3rd, 2020, we bring you “a little election-night music”.  MOZART will be the center of attention  during the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra’s radio show, The Joy of the Orchestra with the LaGrange Symphony’s Richard Prior.  During the rest of the day, attention will be on other leaders, but from 7:30 to 8:30 PM on WELR (Eagle 102.3 FM) Mozart will be the man of the hour!  He was such a significant mover and shaker, that over 200 years later, we still refer to him with just his last name with no question as to whom we are talking about.

What will we hear?

In evaluating the March 19th 2019 concert, it seemed appropriate to choose this night to take a look back and honor this great musical leader. Tuesday’s radio concert will serenade you with Mozart’s wonderful Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, and end with Symphony No. 25 in G minor.  All pieces were recorded live at the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra’s March 2019 concert in LaGrange, Georgia, Richard Prior conducting.  If you would like to read more about the March 19, 2019 concert click HERE.

So, are you curious about Mozart’s full name?  He was baptized Johannes Chrystostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart and he lived from 1756–1791.  His lifespan was rather short, but his impact was truly monumental!

How to Participate

Listen with a radio or online Tuesdays at 7:30 PM.  The station is WELR (Eagle 102.3 FM).  On your radio, simply tune to that frequency 102.3 FM.  If you want to listen online (with your computer or smart device) this station can be accessed HERE, or via a handy button on the LaGrange Symphony’s website homepage (https://www.lagrangesymphony.org).  This button is gold in color and says “LISTEN LIVE HERE”.

About the Weekly Radio Show

The Joy of the Orchestra with the LaGrange Symphony’s Richard Prior is a weekly radio show airing every Tuesday night at 7:30 PM on WELR (Eagle 102.3 FM).  Maestro Richard Prior gives insight into different music each week.  These featured works are from live performances by the LaGrange Symphony and by other notable Orchestras. This LSO radio show will run until Mid-December.

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