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.
The Evening Concert
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.
Also on the program:
This week on the Evening Concert it's the University of Illinois' Jupiter String Quartet: Wednesday night at 7:00
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tonight, we'll have the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Yo-Yo is the cello soloist in Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. Also on the program: a Cello Concerto by Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, which sounds good any time of year.
Tonight, it’s The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with two early trios by Beethoven. At 8 pm, it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival with the “Gilmore for Kids” episode. The featured work is Robert Schumann’s Kinderszenen or “Scenes From Childhood.”
Tonight, it’s The New York Philharmonic This Week. Christian Tetzlaff is the violin soloist in Brahm’s one-and-only Violin Concerto. Andriss Nelsons conducts. Also on the program is Dvorak’s concert overture The Noon Witch and Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra which was written 70 years ago this year.