‘Piano Festival of the Ruhr’ and Beethoven’s ‘Violin Concerto’ on this week’s ‘“Evening Concert”

August 17, 2014

This week [Monday, August 18 - SUnday, August 24, 2014] on the Evening Concert it’s the “Piano Festival of the Ruhr”. . . then “Four Legends of the Kalevala” from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Wednesday Augustin Hadelich plays Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe… The “Evening Concert" is heard Monday through Thursday & Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.

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

WEEK OF AUGUST 18 – 19 – 20 – 21 – 22 & 24, 2014

Monday August 18: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF): (#13-08)

Piano Festival of the Ruhr

*Anna Vinnitskaya, piano; **Elizaveta Miller, piano

*Schubert: Sonata No. 14 in A Minor, op. 143, D. 784
*Brahms: Rhapsody No. 1 in B Minor, op. 79
*Brahms: Rhapsody No. 2 in G Minor, op. 79
*Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
*Debussy: L'isle joyeuse (Isle of Joy)
*Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, op. 14
**Brahms: Intermezzo op. 117, No. 1
**Beethoven: Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, op. 10, no. 1
**Beethoven: Bagatella No. 6 in E-Flat Major, op. 126

Tuesday August 19:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) (#14-33)

Salonen conducts Sibelius

Anna Clyne (b. 1980, London):   <<rewind<<
Bartók:   Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin 
Sibelius:  Four Legends from the Kalevala
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105
Mozart:  Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546

Wednesday August 20: San Francisco Symphony (SFS) (#14-17)

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor; *Augustin Hadelich, violin

*Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Op. 50

[SFS Encore: Brahms: Serenade No. 2 in A Major, Op. 16 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)]

Thursday August 21:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#14-46)

The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival (Program B):

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Yefim Bronfman, piano

*BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, op. 19   

Sean SHEPHERD ( b. 1979, USA):  Songs (World-Premiere, New York Philharmonic Commission)   

*BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37

Friday August 22:  Prairie Performances: Tribute to Oliver Nelson’s “The Blues and the Abstract Truth”

(Allerton Music Barn Festival 2012) Spec Guest: Oliver Nelson, Jr.; Chip McNeil, ten/sop sax

UI Jazz Faculty: Ron Bridgewater, alto/ tenor sax; Tito Carillo, trpt; Glenn Wilson, baritone sax; Jim Pugh, trombone; Larry Gray, bass; Joel Spencer, drums; Joan Hickey, pno.
Selections from “The Blues and the Abstract Truth” (1961), “More Blues and the Abstract Truth” (1964) &

New pieces from UI Jazz Faculty

Sunday August 24: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#13-47)                          

Beethoven: Trio in C Minor for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 3 (Sean Lee, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello)                       

Schubert: Im Frühling for Voice and Piano, D. 882 (John Bellemer, tenor; Wu Han, piano)              

Schubert: String Quartet in E-Flat Major, D. 87, Op. 125, No. 1 (Jupiter String Quartet: Nelson Lee, Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello) UI Quartet-In-Residence

and The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2013 (SFE): (#14-13)

Igor Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petrouchka. Haochen Zhang, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8. Soovin Kim, violin; Peter Stumpf, cello; Jeremy Denk, piano


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