February 11, 2013

Tchaikovsky, Arutiunian and Sibelius from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Tonight on The Evening Concert it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Evan Rogister. On the program: Tchaikovsky’s ‘Serenade for Strings’ and Sibelius’ 2nd Symphony. You'll also hear the brilliant “Trumpet Concerto” by Arutiunian featuring MSO Principal Trumpeter Mark Niehaus.

TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings in C, op.48
ARUTIUNIAN: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 in D, op.43
BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia


February 07, 2013

Larz Vogt is Piano Soloist with Pittsburgh Symphony

Tonight's concert is the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with Lars Vogt as piano soloist for Mozart’s 16th Piano Concerto. Also on the program: Beethoven’s First Symphony and Respighi’s The Fountains of Rome and The Pines of Rome.


Jupiter String Quartet with instruments
February 06, 2013

Jupiter String Quartet, plus the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival

Tonight starting at 7:00 on The Evening Concert it’s ‘The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’. The University of Illinois’ String Quartet-in-Residence, the Jupiter String Quartet, plays Beethoven’s “Harp” Quartet on the program. At 8:00 it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.


February 04, 2013

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Tonight, it’s the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart. On the program: Schumann’s 4th Symphony in D minor and Mahler’s 1st Symphony in D major. You’ll also hear a work by Arnold Schoenberg, Transfigured Night, from the period before his 12-tone compositions.


Leif Ove Andsnes
January 31, 2013

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes Plays Beethoven’s 1st

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra music director Manfred Honeck leads the group on a musical trip to Vienna with waltzes and polkas of the Strauss family and the Merry Wives of Windsor Overture by Nicolai. Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, pictured, is the soloist in Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto.


Peter Serkin
January 30, 2013

Peter Serkin Performs Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations

Tonight, it’s The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with Beethoven’s Opus 16 Quintet for Winds and Piano and Mendelssohn’s 1st String Quartet. At 8 pm, it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival featuring pianist Peter Serkin playing the complete Beethoven Diabelli Variations.


Riccardo Muti conducting
January 29, 2013

CSO Performs Dvorak’s 5th Symphony

Tonight, it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra led by music firector Riccardo Muti.  On the program: Dvorak’s 5th Symphony and Mendelssohn’s 4th Symphony, the “Italian”.  You’ll also hear Respighi’s Roman Festivals and Martucci’s Notturno.


Edo de Waart
January 28, 2013

Milwaukee Symphony Performs “Water” Concerto

 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Edo de Waart, performs Schubert’s 5th Symphony and Brahms' 2nd Symphony. You’ll also hear Tan Dun’s “Water” Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra as well as Saint-Saens’ Symphonic Poem: Omphale’s Spinning Wheel.


Gabriela Montero in front of piano
January 24, 2013

Pianist Gabriela Montero Plays Prokofiev

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1, and then is joined by pianist Gabriela Montero for Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.


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