The Evening Concert

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7-9 PM Monday-Thursday & Sunday

Great performances from the great concert venues, 7 to 9 pm Monday thru Thursday, and Sunday, on WILL-FM.

Mussorgsky
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Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the fourth program in a new series from the San Francisco Symphony. You’ll hear Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”. Cristian Măcelaru  guest conducts. Also on the program Adam Schoenberg’s “Losing Earth” and Boulanger’s “Spring Morning”.

Carl Nielsen
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Nielsen’s “Little Suite for Strings” and Gade’s “String Octet”

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s another Deutsche Welle Festival Concert from Schleswig-Holstein. You’ll hear Concerto Copenhagen play Gade’s “String Octet” and Nielsen’s “Little Suite for Strings”. Also on the program Nielsen’s “1st String Quartet” and Sibelius’ “Intimate Voices String Quartet”.

Adolph "Bud" Herseth
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The “Adolph “Bud” Herseth Centennial”

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You’ll hear former Principal Trumpet Adolph “Bud” Herseth” in Haydn’s “E-flat Trumpet Concerto”, Ives’ “The Unanswered Question” and Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”.

Schubert
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Start your week of “Evening Concerts” with Sibelius and end it with Schubert

This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Sibelius’ “2nd Symphony” from New York, Haydn’s “Trumpet Concerto” from Chicago, Gade’s “String Octet” from Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” from San Francisco, then Sunday Beethoven’s “Clarinet Trio” from Lincoln Center and a “String Quartet” by Schubert from Santa Fe.

Nielsen
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Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Part Three: all Carl Nielsen

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a Deutsche Welle Festival Concert from Schleswig-Holstein. It’s an all-Carl Nielsen program on which you’ll hear a piano-four hand version of the “3rd Symphony”, the Op. 11 “Humorous Bagatelles” and the Op. 43 “Quintet for Winds”.

Verdi
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Verdi’s “Requiem Mass”

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You’ll hear Verdi’s “Requiem Mass” with vocal soloists Barbara Frittoli, Olga Borodina, Mario Zeffiri and Ildar Abdrazakov with the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra led by Music Director Riccardo Muti.

Beethoven
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Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto”

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. Emanuel Ax is the soloist in Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto”. Alan Gilbert conducts. Also on the program Beethoven’s “7th Symphony” and his “Overture to ‘Egmont’”.

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