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.
The Evening Concert
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.
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.
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.
Nikolai Znaider is the guest conductor with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. On the program: Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Wagner’s Prelude and Love’s Death from Tristan und Isolde. Also on the program, Emanuel Ax is the piano soloist in Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto.
Tonight we feature piano trios by Turina and Ravel on The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. At 8, it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival with Chopin’s 1st Ballade; excerpts from “Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim”; Fred Hersch’s: Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky.
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.
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.]