This Week on the Evening Concert: Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013

November 16, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM we’ll have Shostakovich’s 1st Piano Concerto from Milwaukee….. Maestro Muti and Dvorak’s 5th Symphony from Chicago . . . then Esa-Pekka Salonen’s “Violin Concerto” from San Francisco and Giancarlo Guerrero and the Cleveland Orchestra in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Friday it's "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 18 - 19 – 20 – 21 – 22, 2013

Monday November 18: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (#13-07)

Ignat Solzhenitsyn, conductor, and *pianist

LIADOV: Baba Yaga, Op. 56            

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 10 (MSO/Skrowacewski)

*SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 35 (MSO/Francesco Lecce-Chong; Mark Niehaus, trumpet)

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 6 in E-flat Minor, Op. 111

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia (MSO/Delfs)


Tuesday November 19:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#13-39)

Riccardo Muti, conductor

DVORAK: Symphony No. 5 in F Major, Op. 76

MARTUCCI: Notturno

RESPIGHI: Feste romana

MENDELLSOHN: Symphony No. 3 in A Major, Op. 90, “Italian”


Wednesday November 20:  San Francisco Symphony (#13-10)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; *Leila Josefowicz, violin

SIBELIUS: Pojhola’s Daughter

*SALONEN: Violin Concerto

WAGNER: Excerpts from “Gotterdammerung” (Christine Brewer, soprano)

[SFS fill: SCHOENBERG: Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op.16 (SFS/Michael Tilson Thomas)]


Thursday November 21: Cleveland Orchestra (#13-18)

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; *Nicole Cabell, soprano; Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano; Garrett Sorenson, tenor; Raymond Aceto, bass
LIEBERSON: Neruda Songs (Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano)
*BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”

[COR fill: TRAD. - SAEGUSA: Misty Moonlight (Cleveland Orchestra Sinfonietta)]


Friday November 22: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

(Scheduled, per Patterns, check availability with rcOOper)

Eastern Illinois Symphony Orchestra

R. Robert Rossi, conductor; April Lee, conductor

Cathedrals, Castles & Colonies (10/20/13)

Featuring the EUI Choral Ensembles and Collegium Musicum (Early Music Ensembles)

Classical 24 Music Playlist

WILL Highlights

Hiya England

Experience Yorkshire, Cambridge and London with fellow Friends of WILL

Garden tour

A day of gardening fun, including being a part of the live audience for Mid-American Gardener