This Week (Feb 3 - Feb 7, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

February 01, 2014

This week on the Evening Concert, we’ll have the first of four Monday nights focused on the American Pianists Association Awards; then Maestro Riccardo Muti leads his Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s 4th Symphony and other works; Wednesday it's Mozart’s 40th Symphony from Pittsburgh; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”.  Friday...Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

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

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 3 –4 – 5 – 6 – 7, 2014

Monday February 3: Special Series: American Pianists Association:

Classical Fellowship Awards: Journey to the Awards: Solo Repertoire

CHOPIN: Allegro Spianato et Grande  Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22 (Claire Huangci, piano)

KAPUSTIN: Concert Etude, Op. 40, No. 3 in E Minor, Toccatina (C. Huangci, p.)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in G-Flat Minor, Op. 90, No. 3 (Eric Zuber, piano)

LISZT: Rhapsody Espagnole, S. 254 (E. Zuber, p.)

SCARLATTI: Sonata in B Minor, K. 27; Sonata in A Major, K. 212 (Sara Daneshpour, piano)

 RACHMANINOFF:  Étude-tableaux in A Minor, Op. 39, No. 2; Étude-tableaux in E-flat Minor, Op. 33, No. 5;  Étude-tableaux in A Minor, Op. 39, No. 6;   (S. Daneshpour, p.)

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in E-Flat Major, Op. 27,  No. 1, Quasi una fantasia: 1st mvt.  (Sean Chen, piano)

SCRIABIN: Sonata No. 5, Op. 53(S. Chen, p.)

SCARLATTI: Sonata in G Major, K. 146 (Andrew Staupe, piano)
ALBENIZ: Evocation from Iberia (A. Staupe, p.)
CHOPIN: Scherzo No. 3 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 39(A. Staupe, p.)

Tuesday February 4:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-05)

Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven 4

VIVALDI: Concerto for Strings in A Major, R. 158
MOZART: Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504, Prague
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200
[CSO fill: PROKOFIEV:  Two Dances from Romeo and Juliet (CSO Brass)]


Wednesday February 5:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_15)

Michael Francis, conductor; *Christian Tetzlaff, violin

MOZART: Symphony No. 40 

*DVORAK: Violin Concerto 

[Encores: BACH: Gavotte from “Partita for Solo Violin No. 3 in E; BACH: Largo from Sonata for Solo Violin No. 3 in C, BWV1005]

SMETANA: “Sarka,” No. 3 from Ma vlast 

JANACEK: Taras Bulba 


Thursday February 6: The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-18) 

Conductor, Alan Gilbert; Soloists: Yefim Bronfman, piano; Magnus Lindberg, piano; Chen Halevi, clarinet; Carter Brey, cello; Christopher S. Lamb, percussion; Markus Rhoten, timpani; Juhani Liimatainen, electronics.

All works by NYP Composer-in-Residence:

Magnus LINDBERG:  ExPo; Souvenir in Memoriam of Gerard Grisey; Grand Duo; Piano Concerto No. 2; Kraft


Friday February 7: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (perPatterns)

Sinfonia da Camera Opening Night Romance (11/02/13)

Ian Hobson, conductor and pianist


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