Radio

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…

LSO Spring 2021

26 Feb: LSO Radio Show Returns this Spring!

The LSO radio show, The Joy of the Orchestra, will return mid-March 2021. This hour-long radio program is hosted by Maestro Richard Prior and features various works by the LaGrange Symphony and other notable orchestras.  The Fall series brought us many great works from Copeland, Bernstein, Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Holst and many others. The Spring series is totally new and will be …

Spitfire

29 Nov: An All-English December 1st Program

It's an All-English lineup on the December 1st Joy of the Orchestra radio show with the LaGrange Symphony's Richard Prior.  The composer of each piece in this episode has ties to England.  Including works from Walton, Elgar, and Prior, you will be taken on an exhilarating journey. 
Sergei Rachmaninov

14 Nov: Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony in E minor

Sergei Rachmaninov and his Second Symphony in E minor will be featured this week (November 17, 2020) on The Joy of the Orchestra, which is the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra's weekly radio show hosted by Maestro Richard Prior. This week's performance of Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony in E minor is by the Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Evgeny Svetlanov conducting...