The Evening Concert

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.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 07, 2013

Cello Concertos

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.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 06, 2013

Wed., March 6: Early Beethoven Trios

Joh Kimura Parker posing on piano bench

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.”



WILL - The Evening Concert - March 04, 2013

Mon Mar 4, 2013: Tchaikovsky & Copland from Milwaukee

Tonight it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart. On the program: two works by Tchaikovsky:  the Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and the Nutcracker Suite, which sounds good any time of year (!). Also on the program: Copland’s 3rd Symphony and music of Marc Neikrug: the Los Alamos Suite.


WILL - The Evening Concert - March 01, 2013

Evening Concert Mar 4 - 8, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert it's Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet" Fantasy-Overture from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; Brahms' Violin Concerto from the New York Philharmonic. 




WILL - The Evening Concert - February 26, 2013

Beethoven’s 7th from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Tonight, it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Charles Dutoit. Gil Shaham is the soloist in Sir William Walton’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program: Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, and Beethoven’s 7th Symphony.


WILL - The Evening Concert - February 25, 2013

Monday Feb 25: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninoff and Milhaud

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart performs music of Rachmaninoff and Milhaud.  Joyce Yang is the piano soloist in Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto.  Also on the program: Milhaud’s La Creation du monde (The Creation of the World).

Edo de Waart, conductor; *Joyce Yang, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 1 in D Minor, Op.13
*RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op.18
[Encore by J.Yang: CHOPIN arr. LISZT: “My Joys”]
MILHAUD: “La Creation de Monde” (The Creation of the World)
[Music bed outro: Buddy KAYE and Ted MOSSMAN: Full Moon and Empty Arms, as sung by Frank Sinatra; (the “tune” uses the theme from Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Pno Cto.]


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