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

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