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This Week’s Evening Concerts: April 1 - 4, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert we start with a “A Classical ‘All-Fool’s’ Day” from Illinois Public Media, then it’s off to New York for music of Dvorak and Tchaikovsky; Wednesday night it’s ‘Mexican Orchestral Music’ on “Fiesta!” and Thursday night it’s the premiere of the latest Los Angeles Philharmonic radio series. Friday night it’s Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

Monday April 1: Special: “A Classical All-Fools’ Day” (from IL Pub. Media by Vincent Trauth)
MOZART: A Musical Joke, K. 522:
JOH. STRAUSS, JR.: Joke Polka, op.72;  JOH. STRAUSS, JR.: Perpetuum Mobile- Musical Jest
P.D.Q. BACH (Peter SCHICKELE): 1712 Overture
Anna RUSSELL: ‘The Ring of the Nibelungs’ (An Analysis); Comedy by Victor Borge and others

Tuesday April 2:  The New York Philharmonic This Week
Alan Gilbert, cond.; *Glenn Dicterow, violin
DVORAK: Carnival Overture  *BARTOK: Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Selections from ‘The Nutcracker’
TCHAIKOVSKY: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin

Wednesday April 3:
Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari

Mi Alma Mexicana/Mexican Orchestral Music
Mi Alma Mexicana is a Sony recording by Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas with
Alondra de la Parra conducting. (Sony 886977552)
Gustavo CAMPA: Melodie Pour Violin Ricardo CASTRO: Intermezzo de Atzimba
Candelario HUIZAR: Imágenes  Federico IBARRA: Sinfonia No. 2
Enrico CHAPELA: Inguesu  Lorenzo FERNANDEZ: Excerpt fr. Batuque (Simon Bolivar Sym. Orch.; Keri Lynn Wilson, conducting) (Dorian 5850)
Benedito Lacerda PIXINGUINHA: Excerpt fr. Um a Zero (Pixinguinha, flt.) (Latin Jazz Roots Latino)
REVUELTAS: Excerpt from Sensemaya (Mexico Festival Orch.; Enrique Batiz, cond.) (Naxos 8.550838)
and Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari
The Music of Gustavo Leone With works commissioned by ensembles including the Grant Park Festival Orchestra and the Symphonic Orchestra of Michoacán, Argentinean composer Gustavo Leone now teaches at the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Loyola University Chicago.
Gustavo LEONE: Preludes for Harp (Benjamin Melsky, harp)
LEONE: Mvts. 1 & 2 from The Red Quintet (Cuarteto Arte Latino Americano; Marta Lilian Bonilla, harp) (University National de Colombia Colección 6)
LEONE: Mobiles for Four Wind Instruments (Pro Musica – private collection)
LEONE: Sextet for Six Instruments (Rembrandt Chamber Players-private collection)
LEONE: Mundo (Birch Creek Festival Orchestra; Cynthia Stiehl, soprano and conductor; Brian Gronet) (private collection)

Thursday April 4: Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
RAVEL: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Steven STUCKY (b. 1949): Symphony (World Premiere; LA Philharmonic co-commission)
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring