Tonight it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart. On the program: two works by Tchaikovsky: the Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and the Nutcracker Suite, which sounds good any time of year (!). Also on the program: Copland’s 3rd Symphony and music of Marc Neikrug: the Los Alamos Suite.
The Evening Concert
This week on the Evening Concert it's Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet" Fantasy-Overture from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; Brahms' Violin Concerto from the New York Philharmonic.
Nikolai Znaider is the guest conductor with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. On the program: Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Wagner’s Prelude and Love’s Death from Tristan und Isolde. Also on the program, Emanuel Ax is the piano soloist in Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto.
Tonight we feature piano trios by Turina and Ravel on The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. At 8, it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival with Chopin’s 1st Ballade; excerpts from “Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim”; Fred Hersch’s: Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky.
Tonight, it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Charles Dutoit. Gil Shaham is the soloist in Sir William Walton’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program: Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, and Beethoven’s 7th Symphony.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart performs music of Rachmaninoff and Milhaud. Joyce Yang is the piano soloist in Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto. Also on the program: Milhaud’s La Creation du monde (The Creation of the World).
Edo de Waart, conductor; *Joyce Yang, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 1 in D Minor, Op.13
*RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op.18
[Encore by J.Yang: CHOPIN arr. LISZT: “My Joys”]
MILHAUD: “La Creation de Monde” (The Creation of the World)
[Music bed outro: Buddy KAYE and Ted MOSSMAN: Full Moon and Empty Arms, as sung by Frank Sinatra; (the “tune” uses the theme from Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Pno Cto.]
This week on the Evening Concert you’ll hear Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; Beethoven’s 7th Symphony from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Then, it’s piano trios by Turina and Ravel from ‘The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’ and Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto from Pittsburgh. Friday night it’s “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper”.
Tonight on the Evening Concert it's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Mariss Jansons guest conducts. Mozart: “Jupiter” Symphony (Symphony No. 41 in C). Richard Strauss: Dance of the Seven Veils from "Salome." Schubert: "Unfinished" Symphony in B minor.
Tonight starting at 7:00 on The Evening Concert it’s ‘The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’ with Schumann’s 2nd String Quartet and a sextet by Mendelssohn. At 8:00 it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. Kirill Gerstein plays Schumann’s “Carnival” plus there’s music of Bartok and Chopin as well.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
SCHUMANN: String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, op.41 (Escher String Quartet; Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Joel Link, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello)
MENDELSSOHN: Sextet for Piano, Violin, Two Violas, Cello and bass in D Major, op.110. (Leon Fleisher, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Yura Lee, violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello)
2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
SCHUMANN: Carnival (Kirill Gerstein, piano)
BARTOK: Sonata, Sz. 80 (George Li, piano)
CHOPIN: Preludes, opus 28, Nos. 19, 20, & 15 (Alon Goldstein, piano)
Monday Feb. 18: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra: Schubert’s “Great” C Major Symphony and Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring"...
Tuesday, Feb. 19: Chicago Symphony Orchestra: the Capucon brothers are the featured soloists in Brahms’ “Double” Concerto...
Wednesday, Feb. 20: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: works by Schumann and Mendelssohn and then Schumann’s “Carnival” from the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival...
Thursday, Feb. 21: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony and Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony
Friday, Feb. 22: "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper”: In observance of Black History month, a reprise of some of the programs from Roger Cooper’s award-winning series, “Classically Black”. Classically Black 2001: Leontyne Price: Voice of the Millennium