Festival for Early Music, Cologne; David Fray Plays Mozart; Yefim Bronfman Plays Brahms’

July 13, 2014

This week {Monday, July 14- Sunday, July 20, 2014} Monday’s Evening Concert is the “Festival for Early Music, Cologne” from Deutsche Welle Radio; Tuesday it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday David Fray plays Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony; Thursday Yefim Bronfman plays Brahms’ 1st Piano Concerto on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM      The Evening Concert & Prairie Performances 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (M – F & SUN)

WEEK OF JULY 14 – 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 & 20, 2014

Monday July 14: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts: (#13-02)

Festival for Early Music, Cologne

Capella Coloniensis Consort: Louise Farrenc (1804-1875): Nonet in E-Flat Major, Op. 38 and

Richard Wagner (1813-1883): Siegfried Idyll in E Major.

Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord; Bethany Seymour, Stephen Varcoe, Emma Kirkby, vocals;

[Some of the following are harpsichord solos; others are songs for voice and harpsichord]

William Byrd (1540-1623): Clarifica me, Pater; The First Pavan and Galliard; The March before the Battle;      Thomas Tallis (1505-1585): O ya tender babes.  John Dowland (1563-1626): Can She Excuse My Wrongs?

       William Tisdall (1570-1603/05): Pavana Chromatica.   Giles Farnaby (1560-1640): Tell Me Daphne Vaulting

John Bull (1562/63-1628):Galliard.     Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625): Pavane

Cologne Baroque Orchestra and Chorus; Peter Seymour, conductor; Bethany Seymour, Stephen Varcoe, Emma Kirkby, vocals;     Henry Purcell (1659-1695): Excerpts from Dido & Aeneas

 

Tuesday July 15:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-28)

Ludovic Morlot Conducts Programmatic Music

Messiaen:  Trois Petit Liturgies.    Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain (Stewart Goodyear, piano)
Ravel:  Rapsodie Espagnol.       

[CSO fill: CSO/Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor; Golijov: Mariel (Kenneth Olson, cello)
Soro:  Tres Aires Chilenos; Martínez  y Compañón:   Colección de música virreinal (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor)
Alomía Robles:  El cóndor pasa (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor)

 

Wednesday July 16: San Francisco Symphony (#14-06)

Asher Fisch, conductor; *David Fray, piano

Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin

*Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-Flat Major, K.482

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

[SFS Encore: Haydn: Symphony No. 60 in C Major, Il distratto (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)]

 

Thursday July 17:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-41)

Lorin Maazel, conductor; *Yefim Bronfman

*BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1            

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

 

Friday July 18:  Prairie Performances: Sinfonia da Camera

 Ian Hobson, conductor and piano, conductor. Three’s a Charm (5/3/14)

 BEETHOVEN

 

Sunday July 20: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. (#13-42) (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

Mozart: Serenade in B-Flat Major for Winds and Double Bass, K.361, Gran Partita (Stephen Taylor, Allan Vogel, oboe; Alexander Fiterstein, David Shifrin, clarinet; Larry Combs, Dennis Smylie, basset horn; Frank Morelli, Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Gail Williams, Patrick Pridemore, William Purvis, Angela Cordell, horn; Edgar Meyer, double bass)

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2013 (#14-08) (8:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067:Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Orion String Quartet; Kristen Bruya, bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29. William Preucil and Benny Kim, violins; Steven Tenenbom and Daniel Phillips, violas; Eric Kim, cello


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