April 21, 2014

Verdi’s “Requiem” on “Salzburg Festival 2013” on “The Evening Concert”

Tonight at 7:00 on the "The Evening Concert" on WILL-FM it’s the third episode of “Salzburg Festival 2013”. Last year was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi. To commemorate that  Riccardo Muti leads the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Concert Chorus of the Vienna State Opera, and vocal soloists in Verdi’s monumental “Requiem”.   


April 18, 2014

This Week (Apr 21 - Apr 27, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

Monday night [April 21st] at 7:00 on “The Evening Concert” it's Verdi’s “Requiem” from the 2013 “Salzburg Festival”; then Tuesday [April 22] it's Shostakovich’s “First” Symphony from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday Yuja Wang is the soloist in Rachmaninoff’s 3rd Piano Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic; Thursday it's Bach's "Mass in B Minor" on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”; Friday, “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper" and Sunday, “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. That's "The Evening Concert" Monday through Friday, and Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.


April 17, 2014

Nielsen’s Violin Concerto and Flute Concerto from the New York Philharmonic

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM … it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” with Nikolaj Znaider as soloist in Nielsen’s “Violin Concerto”. Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts. Also on the program Nielsen’s “Flute Concerto” with soloist Robert Langevin and Tchaikovsky’s 2nd Symphony.


April 16, 2014

Leila Josefowicz Plays Salonen’s Violin Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM’s “Evening Concert” it’s the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by “Conductor Laureate” Esa-Pekka Salonen. Leila Josefowicz is the violin soloist for the conductor-composer’s “Violin Concerto”. Also on the program, Charles Ives’ “The Unanswered Question” and Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony.


April 14, 2014

World Premiere of Sollima’s “Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra”

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM’s, “Evening Concert” it’s a World Premiere of a Chicago Symphony Orchestra Commission featuring the composer-cellist Giovanni Sollima with cellist Yo-Yo Ma in Sollima’s “Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra”.  Also on the program Schubert’s 3rd and 4th Symphonies.


April 13, 2014

The Simon Bolivar String Quartet on “Salzburg Festival 2013”

Tonight at 7:00 on the "The Evening Concert" on WILL-FM it’s the second of our 8-week “Salzburg Festival 2013” series. The Simon Bolivar String Quartet of Venezuela is featured in the Ravel “String Quartet in F Major”, Ginastera’s “String Quartet No. 1” and Shostakovich’s “String Quartet No. 8.


April 12, 2014

This Week (Apr 14 - Apr 20, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

This week on “The Evening Concert” it’s the Ravel “String Quartet” from Salzburg, then the World Premiere of Sollima’s (soul-lee-ma’s) “Concerto for Two Cellos” from Chicago; Wednesday it’s Sibelius’ 5th Symphony and Salonen's "Violin Concerto" with Leila Josefowicz as the soloist from Los Angeles, Thursday, “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Friday, “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper" and Sunday, “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. That's "The Evening Concert" Monday through Friday, and Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.


April 11, 2014

The Evening Concert for Sunday, April 13, 2014: Mozart & Shostakovich for Two Pianos

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM it’s the second program in our newly-added-night of “The Evening Concert”, now on Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 8:00 featuring the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Pianists Anne-Marie McDermott and Andre-Michel Schub play Mozart’s “Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos, K.448” and other works on “The “Evening Concert” tonight and every Sunday night at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.


April 09, 2014

Leonidas Kavakos Plays Korngold’s Violin Concerto With The New York Philharmonic

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM’s “Evening Concert”, it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”.   Leonidas Kavakos is the soloist in Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s “Violin Concerto”. The program stars with Beethoven’s “Coriolan” Overture and ends with Nielsen’s 3rd Symphony. Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts.


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