This Week (Jan 6 - Jan 10, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

January 04, 2014

This week on the Evening Concert ..... we start on Monday with a special program on Jerome Moross [myhhr-ROSS]; then Tuesday night at 7:00 it's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at its "regular" time and day; Wednesday we start a new season of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; then Thursday: "The New York Philharmonic This Week"..... Friday...Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

WEEK OF JANUARY 6 –7 – 8 – 9 – 10, 2014

Monday January 6: Special: Jerome Moross Centenary – The Big Country and Beyond

MOROSS: The Big Country (Jerome Moross, conductor; United Artists Orchestra); Frankie and Johnny (Ursula Allen,; New Zealand S.O./Falletta)

The Golden Apple (Kaye Ballard,; [(Unnamed) Orchestra/Ben Steinberg]

A Tall Story, for Orchestra (New Zealand S.O./Falletta)

Those Everlasting Blues; Beguine; Parade from Life Can Be Beautiful; Symphony No. 1;
The Last Judgment; The War Lord; Sonata for Piano Duet and String Quartet; Sorry, Wrong Number; Flute Concerto.
[plus excerpts from other composers like R.STRAUSS; COPLAND, ET.AL.]

Tuesday January 7:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-01)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

SIBELIUS: Pohjola’s Daughter

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7

LUTOSLAWSKI: Cello Concerto (Yo-Yo Ma, cello)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini

[CSO fill: HAYDN: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D: Mvts 1 & 3. (CSO/Ton Koopman; Yo-Yo Ma, cello)]

Wednesday January 8:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_Bonus Program)

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto

BIZET: Carmen Suite


MENDELSSOHN: Italian Symphony

RAVEL: Bolero

Thursday January 9: The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-13) 

You’ll find the New York Philharmonic here every Thursday night from now on (unless pre-empted)!

[This Listing Differs from the one in Patterns Magazine]  

Alan Gilbert, conductor; Thomas Hampson, baritone

COPLAND:  Suite from Appalachian Spring
COPLAND:  Selections from “Old American Songs, Books 1 & II”: The Dodger; Simple Gifts; The Little Horses; The Golden Willow Tree; The Boatmen's Dance        
Cole PORTER:  Night and Day; Who Said Gay Paree?;

Where Is the Life that Late I Led?; In the Still of the Night; Begin the Beguine
GERSHWIN:  An American in Paris

Friday January 10: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (perPatterns)

Allerton Barn Music Festival 2013: Swing!, Swing!, Swing! (09/20/13)

University of Illinois Jazz Band; Joel Spencer, conductor; Ken Peplowski, clarinet. Celebrating Benny Goodman and the 75th anniversary of his Carnegie Hall debut.

Classical 24 Music Playlist

WILL Highlights

Eric Clapton concert

Celebrate the legendary guitarist’s 70th birthday on Nov. 27 at 10 pm on WILL-TV

Big Picture Science

Climate Conversation on Saturday at 5 pm and Wednesday at 10 am on AM 580