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.

Florence Price
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast

Tuesday night February 7 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You’ll hear Florence Price’s “3rd Symphony” and William Grant Still’s “Mother and Child”. Also on the program Beethoven’s “4th Symphony”.

Sibelius
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The New York Philharmonic This Week

Monday night February 6 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. You’ll hear Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” with soloist Augustin Hadelich. Also on the program, Berlioz’s “Symphonie fantastique” and Mozart’s “1st Symphony”.

George Crum
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & Fiesta!

Sunday night February 5 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear selections from George Crumb’s American Songbook. He earned his Master of Music from the University of Illinois in 1952.  At 8:00 you’ll hear “Great Brazilian Pianist” on “Fiesta”.

Debussy
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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Thursday night February 2 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the “Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra”. You’ll hear Debussy’s “La Mer, The Sea” and Ravel’s “Mother Goose” Matthias Pintscher guest conducts. Also on the program Bartok’s “2nd Violin Concerto” with soloist Alexi Kenney.

Beethoven
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Orchestras from the European Broadcasting Union

Wednesday night February 1 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony as performed by the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra led by Ariane Matiakh.  Also on the program, Charles Koechlin’s “Towards the Starry Vault” and Bryce Desser’s “Violin Concerto” with soloist Pekka Kuusisto.

Beethoven
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast

Tuesday night January 31 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You’ll hear Beethoven’s “9th Symphony”.  Also on the program choruses from Verdi operas and his Requiem.

Beethoven
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The New York Philharmonic This Week

Monday night January 30 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. You’ll hear Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto” with soloist Lars Vogt. Also on the program, Debussy’s “Images for Orchestra” and Daniel Börtz’s “Parados”.

Nino Rota
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & Fiesta!

Sunday night January 29 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Nino Rota’s “Trio for Flute, Violin, and Piano” on the “Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. At 8:00 you’ll hear guitarist Alvaro Pierri on “Fiesta”.

Mozart
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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Thursday night January 26 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the “Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra”. You’ll hear Mozart’s “39th Symphony” and Haydn’s “Overture to ‘Armida’”. Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts. Also on the program Beethoven’s “3rd Piano Concerto” with soloist Till Fellner.

Nielsen
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Orchestras from the European Broadcasting Union

Wednesday night January 25 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the fourth program in a new series: “Orchestras from the European Broadcasting Union”. Thomas Dausgaard leads the BBC Symphony Orchestra in two of Nielsen’s symphonies. Also on the program, Mozart’s “Clarinet Concerto” featuring Jörg Widmann.

Illinois Arts Council Agency

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