July 31, 2014

Yefim Bronfman Plays Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto with the New York Philharmonic

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM, 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” pianist Yefim Bronfman is the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto with the New York Philharmonic. Alan Gilbert conducts. Also on the program Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Ravel’s Alborado del gracioso. The program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine.


July 30, 2014

Catherine Payne in Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto with Barantschik & San Francisco Symphony

Tonight at 7:00 on "The Evening Concert" on WILL, FM-90.9 Concertmaster Alexander Barantschik conducts a chamber-sized San Francisco Symphony in Mozart’s “String Divertimento, K. 136”, and he’s the violinist in Bach’s A minor Violin Concerto, BWV 1041 and and Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe BWV 1060. Also on the program: Catherine Payne is the soloist in Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto RV443.


July 29, 2014

Susanna Malkki conducts “La Mer”; Leila Josefowicz Plays Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL FM-90.9, guest conductor Susanna Malkki conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a varied program that includes Debussy’s “La mer” (The Sea),  Sibelius’ “Suite No. 1 from ‘The Tempest’”, and Thomas Ades’ ‘but all shall be well’. Also on the program Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto with soloist Leila Josefowicz.


July 28, 2014

“Wagner Anniversary Concert” from the 2013 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

Tonight at 7:00 on “The Evening Concert” on WILL, FM-90.9 it’s the “Wagner Anniversary Concert” from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts. Christian Thielemann conducts the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra in an all Wagner program recorded in the Bayreuth Festspeilhaus on the exact 200th birthday of the composer May 22nd 2013. The program includes music from “Tristan and Isolde”, “Gotterdammerung” and other music dramas. That’s the “Wagner Anniversary Concert” tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL, FM-90.9.


July 27, 2014

“Wagner Anniversary Concert”,  Debussy’s “La Mer”, Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto and More

This week [Monday, July 28 - Sunday, August 4] on the Evening Concert it’s the “Wagner Anniversary Concert” from the "2013 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts", then Debussy’s “La Mer” from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday SFS Concertmaster Alexander Barantschick leads a chamber-sized San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in music of Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi; Thursday Yefim Bronfman plays Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe… That’s the “Evening Concert" Monday through Thursday & Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.


July 27, 2014

Chamber Music by Brahms, Dvorak, Bach, and Beethoven on “The Evening Concert”

Tonight [Sunday night July 27, 2014] at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL, FM-90.9, it’s Brahms’ Four Songs for Voice Viola and Piano and Dvorak’s Op. 85 Piano Trio on “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center” followed by Schumann’s Op. 47 Piano Quartet from “The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival”.


July 24, 2014

Lorin Maazel Retrospective on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”

Join us Thursday evening, July 24 at 7:00 p.m. for "The Evening Concert".  Lorin Maazel passed away Sunday, July 13 at the age of 84. Maestro Maazel served as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic from 2002-2009 and was an important figure on and off the stage. To commemorate his legacy, WILL FM 90.9 will air the New York Philharmonic program that was originally aired on the occasion of Maazel’s 75th birthday on Thursday evening, July 24 at 7:00 p.m. The program features works composed and conducted by Maestro Maazel, with an incredible lineup of soloists.


July 22, 2014

Mitsuko Uchida Plays Schumann’s Piano Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL, FM-90.9, Mitsuko Uchida is the soloist in Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  Music Director Riccardo Muti conducts. Also on the program, two of Schubert’s nine symphonies, the 3rd in D Major, and the 9th, the “Great” C Major Symphony.


July 21, 2014

‘Ottoman Miracles’ on the “2013 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts”

Tonight at 7:00 on “The Evening Concert” on WILL, FM-90.9 it’s the “Ottoman Miracles” from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts. Howard Griffiths conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Germany in familiar works by Falla and Ravel, and “Ritual Dance” by Turkish composer Ahmed Saygun, whose works show “a mastery of Western musical practice, while incorporating traditional Turkish folk songs”.


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