Igor Levit, Leonard Slatkin, Andras Schiff and Bramwell Tovey on “The Evening Concert”

July 04, 2014

This week {Monday, July 7th - Sunday, July 13} on "The Evening Concert Igor Levit plays Schumann’s Piano Concerto on the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts; Leonard Slaktin conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Andras Schiff plays two of Bach’s Keyboard Concertos with the San Francisco Symphony; Bramwell Tovey conducts Copland on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM      The Evening Concert & Prairie Performances 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (M – F & SUN)

WEEK OF JULY 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 & 13, 2014

Monday July 7: The Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2013 (#13-01)


Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen; Sir Roger Norrington, conductor; *Igor Levit, piano

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95

*Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904): Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, New World


Tuesday July 8:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-27)

Slatkin: Gershwin: An American in Paris

Barber:  Overture to the School for Scandal.       W. Schuman:  Symphony No. 6
Bates:  Violin Concerto (Anne Akiko Meyers, violin).       Gershwin:  An American in Paris
[CSO fill:  Ives: The Unanswered Question, and Three Places in New England (Susanna Mälkki, cond.)]


Wednesday July 9: San Francisco Symphony (#14-02)

András Schiff, conductor and *piano soloist (conducting from the piano bench)

Mendelssohn: Fingal’s Cave Overture, Op. 26

*Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1053 & No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052

Mendelssohn:   Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, Italian

[SFS fill:  Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K.338 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)]


Thursday July 10:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-40)

Bramwell Tovey, conductor; U.S. Coast Guard Band; Capt. Kenneth W. Megan, Director

Copland:  Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
Tovey:   The Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret for Trombone And Orchestra (Joseph Alessi, trombone)
Sousa:   The Glory of The Yankee Navy;        Hesketh: Masque
Bernstein/arr. Grundman:  Candide Suite; The Best Of All Possible Worlds; Auto-Da-Fe (What A Day)
Bernstein/arr. Grundman: Glitter And Be Gay; Make Our Garden Grow

Various/arr. Daniel Sandidge and Sean Nelson: Armed Forces Medley

Sousa: Hands Across The Sea; The Liberty Bell


Friday July 11:  Prairie Performances: Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Alastair Willis, conductor (5/2/14)    



Sunday July 13: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. (#13-41)

Bach: Concerto in G Minor for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1058 (Jeremy Denk, piano; Kristin Lee, Adam Barnett-Hart, Jessica Lee, Erin Keefe, Sean Lee, Ani Kavafian, violin; Richard O'Neill, Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass)

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051 (Paul Neubauer, Yura Lee, vla; Timothy Eddy, vcl; Dane Johansen, Mihai Marica, viola da gamba; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord)

Bach: Concerto in A Major for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1055 (Jeremy Denk, piano; Erin Keefe, Jessica Lee, Ani Kavafian, Sean Lee, Kristin Lee, Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Paul Neubauer, Richard O'Neill, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass)

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048 (Ida Kavafian, Nicolas Dautricourt, Areta Zhulla, Daniel Phillips, violin; Paul Neubauer, Yura Lee, viola; Mihai Marica, Timothy Eddy, Dane Johansen; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord)

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2013 (#14-07)

Henri Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit (Thus the Night) for String Quartet. Johannes String Quartet

Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48. Matthew Worth, baritone; Shai Wosner, piano

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