The Evening Concert

Classic Mornings

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.

Mozart
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast

Tuesday night August 16 at 7:00 on the Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”.  Herbert Blomstedt guest conducts the CSO in Mozart’s “23rd Piano Concerto” with soloist Bertrand Chamayou. Also on the program Brahms’ “2nd Symphony”.

Ravel
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The New York Philharmonic This Week

Monday night August 15 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. From the archives you’ll hear Pierre Boulez conduct Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite” and Dukas’ “La Peri”.  Also on the program, Leonard Bernstein is the soloist and conductor in Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto”.

Shostakovich
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Two String Quartets by Shostakovich

Sunday night August 14 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear two of Shostakovich’s string quartets played by the Jerusalem Quartet on the “Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. At 8:00 you’ll hear music by Piazzolla, Revueltas, and others on “Fiesta”.

Schubert
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Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony

Thursday night August 11 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a “Deutsche Welle Festival Concert”. Herbert Blomstedt leads the Vienna Philharmonic in Bruckner’s “4th Symphony”, the “Romantic” and Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony.  Also on the program, Weber’s “1st Piano Concerto”

Duke Ellington
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An all-Duke Ellington program from Los Angeles

Wednesday night Aug 10 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Los Angeles Philharmonic”.  Guest conductor Thomas Wilkins leads the Philharmonic in an all-Duke Ellington program featuring the “Black, Brown, and Beige”, “Night Creature”, and “The River” Suite. Also on the program “A New World A-Comin’” featuring pianist Gerald Clayton.

Brahms
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Brahms’ “4th Symphony”

Tuesday night Aug 9 at 7:00 on the Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”.  Hannu Lintu guest conducts the CSO in Nielsen’s “Helios Overture”, Lindberg’s “Serenades”, and Brahms’ “4th Symphony”. Also on the program Lalo’s “Symphonie espagnole” featuring violinist Ray Chen.

Richard Strauss
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Richard Strauss’  “Also Sprach Zarathustra”

Monday night August 8 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. From the archives you’ll hear Giuseppe Sinopli lead the Philharmonic in Richard Strauss’ tone poems “Also Sprach Zarathustra” and “Death and Transfiguration”.  Also on the program Haydn’s “Harmoniemesse” conducted by Bernstein.

Brahms
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Brahms “2nd Viola Sonata”

Sunday night August 7 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Brahms’ “2nd Viola Sonata” on the “Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. At 8:00 you’ll hear music by by Joseph Bologne le Chevalier St. George and others on “Fiesta”.

Gabriel Faure
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Sacred Music for Mourning: Beethovenfest ‘21

Thursday night August 4 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a “Deutsche Welle Festival Concert”. Philippe Herreweghe leads the Champs-Elysées Orchestra and Collegium Vocale Ghent in Faure’s “Requiem” and Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms” and “Requiem Canticles”.

Xian Zhang
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Beethoven’s 7th Symphony

Wednesday night August 3 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Los Angeles Philharmonic”.  Xian Zhang leads the Philharmonic in Nokuthula Ngwenyama’s “Primal Message” and Julia Adolphe’s “Woven Loom, Silver Spindle”. Also on the program Beethoven’s “7th Symphony”.

Illinois Arts Council Agency

These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.