This Week (Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

February 15, 2014

This week on the Evening Concert it’s the third of the American Pianists Association Classical Fellowship Awards; then music of Wagner and Mahler from Chicago; Wednesday it's Shai Wosner as the soloist in Mozart’s 15th Piano Concerto from Pittsburgh; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”.  Friday...It’s “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper”.

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17 –18 – 19 – 20 – 21, 2014

Monday February 17: Special Series: American Pianists Association: Classical Fellowship Awards (#3 of 4): Chamber Music

Pianists Claire Huangci (CH), Eric Zuber (EZ), Sara Daneshpour (SD), Sean Chen (SC), and Andrew Staupe (AS) with the Linden String Quartet

SCHUMANN: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44, Mvts. I, IV (SD)
BRAHMS: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F-minor, Mvts. II, IV (AS)
DOHNANYI: Piano Quintet No. 1, Op. 1, Mvts. II, IV (SC)
DVORAK: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A-Major, Op. 81, Mvts I, II (EZ)
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Quintet in G-minor, Op. 57 Mvts. I-III (CH)


Tuesday February 18:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-07)

Asher, conductor; * Michael Barenboim, violin

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll
*SCHOENBERG: Violin Concerto, Opus 36
MAHLER: Adagio from Symphony No. 10
WAGNER: Prelude to Parsifal
[CSO fill: BACH arr. KOOPMAN: Concerto in C from BWV 1064; Ton Koopman, conductor; Robert Chen, violin, Mathieu Dufour, flute, Eugene Izotov, oboe,William Buchman, bassoon]

Wednesday February 19:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_18)

Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor;  *Shai Wosner, piano  

MOZART: Serenade No. 6 in D Major, “Serenata notturna” 

*MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 15 

[*Encore: SCHUBERT: Hungarian Melody]

BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra 

[PSO fill: BARTOK: Selections from “Mikrokosmos” (Bela Bartok, piano) and

BARTOK: (1.) Hungarian Skethch No.4, (2.) “Slightly Tipsy”, and (3.) Bear Dance (PSO/Fritz Reiner, cond.); BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra; (PSO/Fritz Reiner, cond.)]


Thursday February 20: The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-19) 

Andrey Boreyko, conductor; *Judith LeClair, bassoon

STRAVINSKY: The Song of the Nightingale
*MOZART: Bassoon Concerto
ZEMLINKSY: The Mermaid, Fantasy for Orchestra


Friday February 21: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (per Patterns)

Sinfonia da Camera; Ian Hobson, music director and conductor; Stephanie Gregory, soprano; Hyona Kim,  mezzo-soprano; Daniel Montenegro, tenor; Ricardo Herrera, bass-baritone. UI Chorale and Oratorio Society; UI Men’s Glee Club; UI Women’s Glee Club

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