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finale spring 2021

04 May: Spring Radio Series Finale

This is the finale episode in our spring radio series, The Joy of the Orchestra with the LaGrange Symphony’s Richard Prior.  Three legendary composers, Brahms, Beethoven, and Mozart…

On-air with Gershwin

27 Apr: George Gershwin in LSO Radio Broadcast

Tune in April 29th, 2021 at 8:00 PM for an hour-long, all-Gershwin broadcast.  This young composer/pianist penned many much-loved works even though he only lived into his thirties.  Some of Gershwin’s compositions are slated to be performed by the LSO in the future.  We are looking forward to that!  This radio show will focus on two other works, Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F Major, and American in Paris…

Mahler

20 Apr: Gustov Mahler on April 22nd

The great Austrian-born composer Gustov Mahler and his Symphony No. 1 will be featured on this week's radio show.  "The Joy of the Orchestra with the LaGrange Symphony's Richard Prior", is a weekly radio series on WELR (Eagle 102.3 FM).  This week, on Thursday, April 22nd, 8:00 PM , join us, as we listen to the Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Claudia Abbado, in their performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 1...
Antonin Dvorak

14 Apr: All Dvorak Program

April 15th’s focus is on Antonin Dvorak and his Symphony No. 8 in G Major and Carnival Overture. Two great works to be broadcast on the Joy of the Orchestra Radio Show.

Mozart Requiem in D minor

06 Apr: Mozart Requiem in D minor to air this week

Tune-in Thursday, April 8th, 8:00 PM on WELR Eagle 102.3 FM for a special Easter season broadcast of Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, on the radio show, “The Joy of the Orchestra with the LaGrange Symphony’s Richard Prior.”   A requiem is intended to be a musical gathering or service performed as a remembrance or memorial.  It’s meant to soothe the living soul with quiet beauty, ask for eternal rest for the deceased, and bring about personal renewal…

Women Composers

31 Mar: Significant Women Composers

Join Maestro Richard Prior as he listens and gives insight into this wonderful past-performance during the LSO Radio show, The Joy of the Orchestra with the LaGrange Symphony’s Richard Prior. Tune-in on Thursday, April 1st, 8:00 PM on WELR Eagle 102.3 FM. This week’s…

Beethoven

25 Mar: An All-Beethoven Episode

An All-Beethoven radio show episode, from the LaGrange Symphony, airs this Thursday March 25th, 2021 at 8:00 PM.  This will be the second in the new spring series of The Joy of the Orchestra with the LaGrange Symphony’s Richard Prior.  The “theme of spring” continues with music that audibly paints nature scenes with pastoral beauty.  This program concentrates on Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 – The Pastoral.  A genius composer an…

Welcome to Spring 2021

18 Mar: Radio Show Welcomes Spring!

Spring is in the air!  We are excited to offer this new series and share The Joy of the Orchestra with you once again. This new series will run from March 18th thru May 6th.  Accessing the radio

Spring Radio Series

10 Mar: Spring Radio Series Details Announced!

Beginning March 18th, the show entitled The Joy of the Orchestra will air on Thursdays from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on WELR (Eagle 102.3 FM).  Spring is in the air!  We are excited to offer this new series and share The Joy of the Orchestra with you once again…