This Week (Jan 20 - Jan 24, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

January 18, 2014

This week on the Evening Concert, we start Monday night at 7:00 with the first of two "Mozart Festival" programs; then Tuesday night Garrick Ohlsson plays Rachmaninoff's 3rd in Chicago; Wednesday it's Dvorak's 7th from Pittsburgh;

Thursday we'll pre-empt the New York Philharmonic for the IL Gubernatorial Debate and Friday...Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

Monday January 20: Special: The Mozart Festival: Hours 1 & 2

MOZART: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in c minor, KV 491 “Allegro”

Vienna Philharmonic; Teodor Currentzis, conductor; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

J.C. BACH: Lucio Silla (Excerpts) No. 15 Coro: “Se Gloria il crin ti cinse”
No 16:  Terzetto “Quell’orgoglioso sdegno”; Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg; Ivor Bolton, conductor; Salzburg Bach Choir; Benjamin Hulett, tenor (Lucio Silla);
Sylvia Schwartz, soprano (Giunia); Lydia Teuscher, soprano (Cecilio)
Carolyn Sampson, soprano (Celia); Andrew Foster-Williams, baritone (Lucio Cinna);
Andrew Tortise, tenor (Aufidio)

MOZART: Symphony in D, KV 385 “Haffner”; Camerata Salzburg; Louis Langrée, conductor

MOZART: Serenade in D, KV 320 “Posthorn-Serenade”; Vienna Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

MOZART: Symphony in C, KV 338 “Allegro vivace”; Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg; Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

Tuesday January 21:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-03)

Sir Mark Elder conducts Rachmaninov and Sibelius

DVORAK: Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, No 3
DVORAK: The Water Goblin
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30 (Garrick Ohlsson, piano)
SIBELIUS:  Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39

Wednesday January 22:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_11)

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

DVORAK: Symphony No. 7 

[fill: A.MORRICONE: Love Theme from “Cinema paradise” Itzhak Perlman, vln.; John Williams]

SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 2; Enrico Dindo, cello;

plus encores: BACH: Allemande from Cello Suite No. 6 in D, BWV 1012; and Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007

[fill: VERDI: Overture to “La Forza Destino; Cartlo maria Giulini, cond.; and

RESPIGHI; excerpt from The Pines fo Rome; Lorin Maazel, cond.;]

Thursday January 23: The Illinois Gubernatorial Debate

[Pre-empts tonight’s New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-16)]

At press time, four of the Republican candidates for IL governor were acheduled to participate in a debate hosted by four Illinois public broadcasters and the League of Women Voters of Illinois.

The 90-minute debate will air on public TV and radio stations throughout the state at 7 p.m., followed by 30 minutes of post-debate analysis. The debate will take place in Peoria at WTVP (Peoria/Bloomington), which will sponsor and broadcast the debate along with WILL-TV and WILL-AM-FM (Urbana), WSIU-FM-TV (Carbondale) and WUIS-FM (Springfield). Additional TV stations carrying the debate are WTTW, Chicago; WEIU, Charleston; WQPT, Quad Cities; WSEC, Springfield; WMEC, Macomb; WQEC, Quincy. Other radio stations broadcasting the debate are WCBU-FM, Peoria; WBEZ-FM, Chicago; WUSI-FM, Olney; WVSI-FM, Mt. Vernon; WIPA-FM, Pittsfield; WIUM-FM, Macomb; WVIK-FM, Quad Cities. Most public broadcasting stations will provide a live video stream of the debate on their websites. Illinois Public Media will offer a video livestream of the debate at H. Wayne Wilson, host/producer of WTVP’s At Issue, will moderate with questioning by a panel of four journalists: Jim Meadows, senior reporter and host of Focus from Illinois Public Media; Jak Tichenor, host of Illinois Lawmakers, from WSIU; Amanda Vinicky, statehouse bureau chief from WUIS; and Chacour Koop, a student from the public affairs reporting program at University of Illinois, Springfield. Koop is an intern for the Associated Press. The winner of the Republican primary will be invited to a fall general election debate sponsored by Illinois public broadcasters and the League of Women Voters of Illinois.

Friday January 24: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper


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