This week on the Evening Concert we start with a “A Classical ‘All-Fool’s’ Day” from Illinois Public Media, then it’s off to New York for music of Dvorak and Tchaikovsky; Wednesday night it’s ‘Mexican Orchestral Music’ on “Fiesta!” and Thursday night it’s the premiere of the latest Los Angeles Philharmonic radio series. Friday night it’s Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.
The Evening Concert
Tonight, it’s the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra led by music director Manfred Honeck. Joshua Bell is the soloist in Brahm’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program,
Tonight we'll have the final episodes in The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center series and the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. At 7, it’s Brahms G minor Piano Quartet and at 8 music by Chopin, Debussy, Chick Corea and Leonard Bernstein.
Tonight at 7:00 on The Evening Concert it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts. Pinchas Zukerman is the soloist in Brahm’s “Violin Concerto”. Also on the program,
Tonight, it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart. The program is an eclectic one, featuring Iris Unveiled a work by Chinese composer Qigang Chen, Concerto for Orchestra by Stanislav Skrowaczewski and Brahms’ 3rd Symphony.
This week on The Evening Concert, “East Meets West” in the music of Qigang Chen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on Monday. Tuesday, Pinchas Zukerman is the soloist in Brahms’ Violin Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Tonight, guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in excerpts from Romeo and Juliet by Hector Berlioz, and pianist Nicholas Angelich is soloist on Brahms’ 2nd Piano Concerto.
Tonight we'll have The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring U of I's own Jupiter String Quartet performing quartets by Haydn and Beethoven. At 8 pm, it's the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival with Ravel’s Piano Trio.
Tonight, it’s the New York Philharmonic This Week. Music director Alan Gilbert leads the group in Tchaikovsky’s melancholic 6th Symphony, the “Pathetique.” Also on the program, pianist Rudolf Buchbinder is the soloist in Brahms’ 2nd Piano Concerto.
Tonight, it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by Music Director Edo de Waart. Large-scale symphonic works are on the program, like Debussy’s symphonic suite “The Sea” and Bruckner’s 6th Symphony.
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