This Week on the Evening Concert: Nov 25 - Nov 29, & Dec 1, 2013

November 23, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert it’s an all-Rachmaninoff program from Milwaukee…..Gene Pokorny is the soloist in Vaughan Williams “Tuba Concerto” from Chicago; Wednesday, Pinchas Zukerman plays Mozart’s 3rd Violin Concerto in San Francisco; …..Thursday it’s two Thanksgiving specials: “Giving Thanks”, and “Thanksgiving with Cantus”. Friday… Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 25 - 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 and DECEMBER 1, 2013

Monday November 25: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (#13-08)

Edo de Waart, conductor; *Joyce Yang, piano

RACHMANINOFF: “The Rock: Fantasy”, Op. 7

* RACHMANINOFF:  Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 1


RACHMANINOFF: “Isle of the Dead”



Tuesday November 26:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#13-42)

 Jaap van Zweden, cond.; *Gene Pokorny, piano;

SHOSTAKOVICH: Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Tuba Concerto in F Minor

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

[CSO fill: *SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126 (Ha-Na Chang, vcl. Antonio Pappano, conductor)]


Wednesday November 27:  San Francisco Symphony (#13-13)

Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and *violin soloist; **viola soloist

MOZART:  *Adagio for violin and orchestra, K. 261

MOZART:  **Rondo for violin (or viola) and orchestra, K. 373

HINDEMITH: Trauermusik

MOZART: *Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K. 216

MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550

[SFS fill: TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings, Op. 48 (SFS/Michael Tilson Thomas)]


Thursday November 28: Specials: Giving Thanks 2013 and Thanksgiving with Cantus

Julia Sweeney and Anne Lamott join John Birge for classical music and Thanksgiving stories; Cantus, the premiere men’s vocal group and Alison Young chat music and food.


Friday November 29: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (10/26/13)

Michael Luxner, conductor; Hye-Jin Kim, violin



Sunday December 1: Holiday Specials

Advent Voices: A one hour special of contemplative music for the season

Welcome Christmas!: It’s an hour of joyful holiday music featuring the Minneapolis-based chorus, VocalEssence.

Classical 24 Music Playlist

WILL Highlights

The Bandwagon

Cubs relief pitcher Spencer Patton joins this week’s conversation.

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