The Eugene Symphony season continues with maestro Francesco Lecce-Chong on the podium and the orchestra playing a variety of music that evokes popular dance styles, including the foxtrot, waltz, and the Mexican Danzón.

Not only that, but the program begins with Water Sings Fire, a musical retelling of The Little Mermaid story by Oregon composer Andrea Reinkemeyer, who looks at the piece through the eyes of the sea witch, Ulla.

There’s also a guest violinist, Alexi Kenney, playing Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor.

Here’s the full rundown:

  • The Chairman Dances by John Adams
  • Violin Concerto in E Minor by Felix Mendelssohn, with soloist Alexi Kenney
  • Water Sings Fire by Andrea Reinkemeyer
  • Danzón by Arturo Marquez
  • La Valse by Maurice Ravel

Orchestra Dance Remix

When: 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21

Where: Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, One Eugene Center, downtown Eugene

Tickets: $10 to $65; available at the Hult Center box office, 541-682-5000, or online at

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