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

March 15, 2014

This week on “The Evening Concert” we start with “A Classical St. Patrick’s Day” from IL Pub Media featuring music Irish Classical Composers, then Tuesday Charles Dutoit guest conducts the C-S-O; Wednesday pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays Grieg’s Piano Concerto in Pittsburgh ….. Thursday, it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Friday… Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

Monday March 17: Special: A Classical St. Patrick’s Day (from IL Public Media by Vincent Trauth)

TRAD. Arr. HARTY: “The Londonderry Air” [Ulster Orch./Thomson]

FIELD: Nocturne No. 5 in B-flat Major [Benjamin Frith, piano]

CHOPIN: Nocturne No. 5 in F-Sharp Major [Arthur Rubinstein, piano]

E.J. MOERAN: In the Mountain Country [Ulster Orch./Falletta]

Sir Hamilton HARTY: “An Irish Symphony” [National Sym. O. of Ireland/O’ Duinn]

TRAD. Arr. S.KANGA: My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose [T.Reilly, harmonica; S.Kanga, hp.]

TRAD. Arr. Overton: Danny Boy [James Galway, flute; London Mozart Players]

W.V. WALLACE: Celtic Fantasies on “Annie Laurie” and “The Last Rose of Summer”. [R. Tuck, p.]

STANFORD: O For A Closer Walk [Cambridge Singers/Rutter/W.Johnson, organ]

FIELD: Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-flat. [John O’Connor, p./ Scottish Chamber Orch./Mackerras]

TRAD. Arr GALWAY: Brian Boru’s March [Galway, flute; Harp Ensemble led by M.Robles]

TRAD. Arr GALWAY: Belfast Hornpipe [Galway, tinwhistle; Kevin Conneff, bodhran]

TRAD. Arr. GALWAY/MALONEY: Crowley’s Reel. [Galway, flute; The Chieftains; Nat. Phil. Orch.]

 

Tuesday March 18:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-11)

Charles Dutoit, conductor; *Daniil Trifonov, piano
STRAVINSKY: Symphony in C
MUSSORGSKY: Night on Bald Mountain

*TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

 

Wednesday March 19:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_24)

Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor; *Valentina Lisitsa, piano

*GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A Minor [Encore 1: LISZT: Grand Etudes of Paganini, No. 3; “La campanella;” Encore 2: SCHUBERT: “Ave Maria”];

RAVEL: Rhapsodie Espagnole

ELGAR: In the South, “Alassio;”

Osvaldo GOLIJOV: Sidereus

[Fill: DEBUSSY: “La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin;” Peter Sullivan, trombone; Rebecca Bower Cherian, trombone; Murray Crewe, bass trombone; Craig Knox, tuba];

 

Thursday March 20: The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-24) 

Case Scaglione, Alan Gilbert, conductors;

STRAVINSKY: Ragtime for 11 Instruments
SHOSTAKOVICH: Tahiti Trot
*COPLAND: Clarinet Concerto (Marc Nuccio, clarinet)
MARSALIS: Swing Symphony   (Symphony No. 3)
[NYP fill: ELLINGTON/MARSALIS: A Tone Parallel to Harlem Wynton Marsalis, trumpet;

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; NYP/Kurt Masur]

 

Friday March 21: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

C-U Symphony (2/1/14) CLASSIC GEMS Stephen Alltop, cond.; *James Giles, piano

Walter PISTON: Serenata
*MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92


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