Join us Thursday morning, January 1, 2015 at 10 a.m. for a special daytime "Evening Concert": "New Year's Day from Vienna". Every New Year's Day evening the Philharmonic presents its ever-popular annual concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more. This will be a live event from Vienna slated to start at 5:00 p.m. local time. [There is a 7-hour time difference between Vienna and Champaign].
Join us tonight on WILL-FM 90.9 starting at 7:00 for an out-of-the-ordinary “Evening Concert”. You’ll hear the one-hour “Aspen Music Festival 20th Anniversary Concert” and then NPR’s “Toast of the Nation”, with jazz you can party to all night long, performers include Wynton Marsalis, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and others.
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear William Walton’s 1st Symphony from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Semyon Bychkov guest conducting. Also on the program, Prokofiev’s 2nd Piano Concerto with Kirill Gerstein as soloist and Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos.
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 Christian Tetzlaff is the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra. Daniel Harding conducts. Also on the program Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” and Stravinsky’s music to the ballet ‘The Firebird”.
This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with soloist Christian Tetzlaff, William Walton’s 1st Symphony from the CSO, then on Wednesday, the Aspen Music Festival followed by NPR’s “Toast of the Nation”, Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL FM-90.9, it’s an all-Mozart program with the K.251 Divertimento on "The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center". At 8:00 it’s more Mozart: the Piano Quartet No. 1, K. 478 on the “Spoleto Chamber Music Festival”.
Tonight on WILL-FM 90.9 Prairie Performances is pre-empted so we can bring you a special Evening Concert of two holiday programs. Starting at 7:00 it’s an encore presentation of “Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs”. At 8:00 it’s “A Season’s Griot 2014”.
Tonight on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear two holiday specials. Starting at 7:00 it’s “Messiah” from Washington National Cathedral. At 8:00 it’s “A Baroque Christmas in the New World” with music by Zumaya, the Baroque-era Mexican composer.
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear this year’s “Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols”. The King’s College Choir and narrators perform the legendary service of music and Biblical readings from the chapel of King’s College Cambridge, England. Michael Barone is your host.
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s our annual rebroadcast of “Jonathan Winters’ A Christmas Carol’ with the comedian reading from an edition Dickens used. At 8:00 it’s a new holiday program “Festivo Alt.Latino with Choral Cantigas”.