This Week (Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

February 22, 2014

This week on the Evening Concert we start on Monday with the last of the ‘Classical Fellowship Awards’ from the American Pianists Association; then Tuesday it’s Mahler’s 9th Symphony from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday….Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra…..Thursday “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Friday… Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24 –25 – 26 – 27 – 28, 2014

Monday February 24: Special Series: American Pianists Association: Classical Fellowship Awards (#4 of 4): Winner: Sean Chen

BACH: French Suite No. 5
RAVEL (arr. S. CHEN): La Valse
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 13, Op. 27
BIELAWA: Vireo Cannons and Chorale
SCRIABIN: Piano Sonata No. 5
DOHNANYI: Piano Quintet No. 1 in C-minor (with the Linden String Quartet)
BARTOK: Three Etudes for Piano, Op. 18

Tuesday February 25:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-08)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

STRAVINSKY: Elegy for JFK
MAHLER: Symphony No. 9 in D Major
MAHLER: Blumine
[CSO fill: G. GABRIELI: Two Canzone tr. 3 and 4 (from CSO Brass Live CD)]
 

Wednesday February 26:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_20)

Jeanette Sorrell (Music Director of Apollo’s Fire): conductor and harpsichord

This is her Heinz Hall debut.

J. S. BACH: Brandenburg Concertos:

No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046;  No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048;  No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049;  No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050;  No. 6 in B-flat Major, BWV 1051;  No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047

 

Thursday February 27: The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-21) 

Andrey Boreyko, conductor; *Gautier Capucon, cello

N. TCHEREPNIN: The Enchanted Kingdom
*SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: [Orchestral] Suite No. 3 (Glenn Dicterow, violin)
[NYP Fill Music: MENDELSSOHN: Overture to Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde (Boreyko/NY Philharmonic) (from NYP 13-21)]

 

Friday February 28: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (per Patterns)

Illinois Symphony Orchestra (10/11-12/2013)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS; STRAVINSKY; BRITTEN


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