It’s been said that “The only good banjo is a dead banjo”. Tune in tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM for the Evening Concert and find out for yourself as Bela Fleck is the soloist in his "Banjo Concerto" with the Cleveland Orchestra. Giancarlo Guerrero conducts. There’s also music of Copland and Gershwin.
The Evening Concert
Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM it’s the Evening Concert. Violinist Gil Shaham is the soloist in Brahms’ “Violin Concerto” with the San Francisco Symphony. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts. Also on the program Wagner’s “Prelude to Act 3 of ‘Lohengrin’” and the orchestrated “Brahms G Minor Piano Quartet”.
Tonight at 7:00 on WILL it’s the Evening Concert. Pianist Yefim [yef-FEEM] Bronfman is the soloist in the World Premiere of Magnus [MAHN-yuus] Lindberg’s “Piano Concerto No.2” with the New York Philharmonic. Alan Gilbert conducts. Also on the program, Dvorak’s “Carnival Overture” and Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony.
Tonight at 7:00 on WILL it’s the Evening Concert: “Berlin Festival” from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts. Le Musiche Quartet plays Dvorak’s “String Quartet No. 14 in F major” written in 1893 while he was in America, thus its subtitle, the “American”. Also on the program, the Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic play tangos by Astor Piazzola.
This week on the Evening Concert we'll have Dvorak's "American" string quartet on "Berlin Festival" from Deutsche Welle Radio. Wednesday it's Gil Shaham playing the Brahms "Violin Concerto" with the San Francisco Symphony; Thursday ... an all-American program from the Cleveland Orchestra with music of Copland and the "Banjo Concerto" by Bela Fleck. Friday it's "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert it’s the Cleveland Orchestra. Pianist Louis Lortie is the soloist in Chopin’s “2nd Piano Concerto”. Jaap van Zweden guest conducts. Also on the program, Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 and the “Overture to Cyrano de Bergereac” by Wagenaar.
Tonight on the Evening Concert it’s the San Francisco Symphony. with an all-Schubert program as pianist Juho Pohjonen joins principals Alexander Barantschik and others in the “Trout” Quintet. Also on the program Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the Mahler orchestration of the “Death and the Maiden” string Quartet plus the “Overture to Alfonso and Estrella”.
Tonight at 7:00 on The Evening Concert the Labeque Sisters play Poulenc’s “Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra” with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Semyon Bychokov guest conducts. Also on the program, Richard Strauss’ tone- poem “Ein Heldenleben, ‘A Hero’s Life’” and Brahms’ 4th Symphony.
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert it’s “Stuttgart Festival” from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts. Stile Antico sings music of William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Thomas Morley and others. Also on the program, Vox Luminis accompanied by Les Muffati perform the “Requiem” by Jommeli, a Haydn contemporary noted for his innovations in vocal music.
This week on the Evening Concert we start with music of William Byrd and others with Stile Antico from Stuttgart, then the Labeque Sisters play Poulenc with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday it’s an all-Schubert program from the San Francisco Symphony, followed by Chopin’s “2nd Piano Concerto” with Louis Lortie and the Cleveland Orchestra. Friday it’s "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".