The Evening Concert

WILL - The Evening Concert - March 24, 2013

East Meets West: Qigang Chen from Milwaukee

This week on The Evening Concert, “East Meets West” in the music of Qigang Chen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on Monday. Tuesday, Pinchas Zukerman is the soloist in Brahms’ Violin Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 21, 2013

Pianist Angelich Performs Brahms

Nicholas Angelich in front of piano

Tonight, guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in excerpts from Romeo and Juliet by Hector Berlioz, and pianist Nicholas Angelich is soloist on Brahms’ 2nd Piano Concerto.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 20, 2013

U of I’s Jupiter String Quartet

Tonight we'll have The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring U of I's own Jupiter String Quartet performing quartets by Haydn and Beethoven. At 8 pm, it's  the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival with Ravel’s Piano Trio.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 19, 2013

New York Philharmonic This Week

Rudolf Buchbinder at the piano

Tonight, it’s the New York Philharmonic This Week. Music director Alan Gilbert leads the group in Tchaikovsky’s melancholic 6th Symphony, the “Pathetique.” Also on the program, pianist Rudolf Buchbinder is the soloist in Brahms’ 2nd Piano Concerto.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 18, 2013

“The Sea,” from Milwaukee

Tonight, it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by Music Director Edo de Waart. Large-scale symphonic works are on the program, like Debussy’s symphonic suite “The Sea” and Bruckner’s 6th Symphony.

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WILL - The Evening Concert - March 14, 2013

Healing the Broken-Hearted

Soul Children of Chicago

Tonight, on what will mark the three-month anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., WILL-FM will broadcast a memorial concert that features seven of Chicago's finest children's choirs.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 13, 2013

Lori Sims Performs ‘Goldberg Variations’

Tonight we'll have The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring Schumann’s Piano Quintet and works by Brahms and Joachim. At 8 pm, it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. Pianist Lori Sims plays the complete Goldberg Variations by Bach. 


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 12, 2013

Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos with a Twist

Orli Shaham in front of piano

Tonight, tune in to hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, featuring Jonathan Biss as piano soloist in Mozart’s 16th Piano Concerto. Leonard Slatkin conducts. Also on the program: Mozart’s K.365 Concerto for Two Pianos, with a twist: Orli Shaham plays “Piano One” and three different players play one movement each of the “Second Piano” part.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 11, 2013

Haydn and Dvorak Symphonies

Tonight, we present the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor James Gaffigan. Concertmaster Frank Almond is the soloist in Glazunov’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program: symphonies by Haydn, his 26th, and by Dvorak, his 6th Symphony.


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