This Week (Apr 21 - Apr 27, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

April 18, 2014

Monday night [April 21st] at 7:00 on “The Evening Concert” it's Verdi’s “Requiem” from the 2013 “Salzburg Festival”; then Tuesday [April 22] it's Shostakovich’s “First” Symphony from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday Yuja Wang is the soloist in Rachmaninoff’s 3rd Piano Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic; Thursday it's Bach's "Mass in B Minor" on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”; Friday, “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper" and Sunday, “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. That's "The Evening Concert" Monday through Friday, and Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.

WEEK OF APRIL 21 – 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 & 27, 2014

Monday April 21: Salzburg Festival (#14-03)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Riccardo Muti;

Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano; Elina Garanca, mezzo-soprano; Piotr Beczala, tenor; Dmitry Belosselskiy, bass; Concert Chorus of the Vienna State Opera

VERDI: Requiem
HAYDN: The Last Seven Words of Christ on the Cross (Sonatas 6-7)

Tuesday April 22:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-16)

Sir Mark Elder conducts Shostakovich

Sir Mark Elder, conductor

DVORAK:   The Golden Spinning Wheel
BERLIOZ:   Les Nuits d'Été (Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano)
SHOSTAKOVICH:   Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 10
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:  Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh

Wednesday April 23:  Los Angeles Philharmonic (#14-04)

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; * Yuja Wang, piano

Daniel BJARNASON: Blow bright   

*RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3



Thursday April 24:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-29)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; Dorothea Röschmann, soprano; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Steve Davislim, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; The New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, Director

J.S. BACH:                 Mass in B Minor      


Friday April 25: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

            Eastern Illinois Symphony Orchestra   Rodeo (2/16/14)

            R.Robert Rossi, conductor; Rebecca Johnson, flute

            COPLAND; C.P.E.BACH


Sunday April 27:  The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. (#13-30) (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

John Ireland & Brahms

John IRELAND:  Cavatina and Bagatelle for Violin and Piano (Ida Kavafian, violin; Charles Wadsworth, piano)
BRAHMS:  Sextet in G Major for Strings, Op. 36 (Todd Phillips, Daniel Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, Paul Neubauer, viola; Timothy Eddy, Fred Sherry, cello)

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