Evening Concerts for May 13 - 17, 2013

May 11, 2013

This week (Monday, May 13 - Friday, May 17) on the Evening Concert: Emanuel Ax plays Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto in Pittsburgh; Jeremy Denk plays Beethoven’s 3rd Piano Concerto in Chicago; it’s “A Mexican Concert” and “Latin American Music Based on Literary Sources” on back-to-back episodes of “Fiesta!”; then it's Dvorak's 7th (Symphony) from Los Angeles; Friday night it’s “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper”.

Monday May 13: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Nikolai Znaider, conductor; *Emanuel Ax, piano
WAGNER: Prelude and Liebestod from “Tristan und Isolde”
*MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 22 in Eb, K.482.
[Encores: DEBUSSY: Pagodes from “Estampes”; SCHUBERT: Impromptu in A-flat, Op.142, no.2, (Emanuel Ax, piano]         

ELGAR: Enigma Variations

Tuesday May 14:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.; *Jeremy Denk, piano
MAHLER:   Blumine.          *BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
BRAHMS orch. SCHOENBERG: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
[CSO fill: MOZART: Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313 (Mathieu Dufour, flute; Daniel Barenboim, conductor)]

Wednesday May 15:  Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari: A Mexican Concert
Close your eyes and imagine you’re attending a concert at Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico
Ricardo CASTRO: Intermezzo De Atzimba (Alondra de la Parra/Philharmonic Orch. Of the Americas)
Silvestre REVULETAS: Redes; IV The Fight (Simon Bolivar Sym. Orch. Of Venezuela)
Carlos CHAVEZ: Concierto para Piano: I. Largo non toppo allegro agitato (Orquestra Sinfonica National de Mexico/Enrique Arturo Diemecke, cond.; Jorge Federico Osorio, piano)
HERAS: Suite Sinfonica (Orquestra Sinfonica National, Juan Jarlos Lomonaco)
ROSAS: Sobre Las Olas (Alondra de la Parra/Philharmonic Orch. Of the Americas)
Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari: Latin American Music based on Literary Sources
The rich world of Latin American literature as expressed in music by their composers. Mexican
Silvestre Revueltas’ Sensemaya and a composition by our own Elbio Barilari based on the
Alturas de Machi Piinchu, the second Canto of Pablo Naruda’s Canto General.
Nicolás GUILLEN: Sensemaya (poem)
Silvestre REVUELTAS: Sensemaya (Aguas Calientes Symphony Orchestra)
Antonio Carlos GOMEZ: Son Giunto In Tempo, Il Guarani (Placido Domingo)
Carlos Rafael RIVERA: Popol-Vuh (Four Mayan Scenes for Orchestra), (USC Thornton
Elbio BARILARI: Alturas de Machu Picchu (Orchestra Philharmonica de Montevideo)

Thursday May 9: Los Angeles Philharmonic
Zubin Mehta, conductor
MOZART:   Overture to Don Giovanni
HINDEMITH: Symphony: Mathis der Maler
DVORAK:  Symphony No. 7

Friday May 17: Prairie Performances
Eastern Illinois University Symphony and Choral Ensembles/ Charleston High School Advanced Chorus/ Charleston Middle School Chorus
R. Robert Rossi, cond
ORFF: Carmina Burana  (rec. 4/21/13)

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