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.

Aaron Copland
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The New York Philharmonic This Week

Monday night June 3 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. Aaron Copland conducts an abridged version of his opera “The Tender Land” . Also on the program Ellington’s “A Tone Parallel to Harlem” and Russo’s “ 2nd Symphony”.

The Sound of 13
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“The Sound of 13” and “The Middle”

Thursday night May 30 at 7:00 on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear another episode of “The Sound of 13”, a program that investigates the intersection between the 13th Amendment and classical music. At 8:00 it’s “The Middle”: a weekly, non-partisan call-in talk show on politics.  

Yuja Wang
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WFMT Orchestra Series: San Francisco Symphony

Wednesday night May 29 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the San Francisco Symphony. You’ll hear spellbinding pianist Yuja Wang play Rachmaninoff’s “Third

Piano Concerto”. Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts. Also on the program Gabriella Smith’s “Tumblebird Contrails” and Salonen’s tone poem “Nyx”.

Bruckner
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast

Tuesday night May 28 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You’ll hear Anton Bruckner's “8th Symphony” which was among the few triumphs of the misunderstood composer's lifetime. Christian Thielemann conducts this fervent and majestic score.

Brahms
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The New York Philharmonic This Week

Monday night May 27 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. You’ll hear Brahms’ “Violin Concerto” featuring soloist Frank Peter Zimmermann from a concert from Alan Gilbert's first season as Music Director of the Philharmonic. Also on the program Schoenberg’s “Pelleas and Melisande”.

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The “Sound of 13” and “The Middle”

Thursday night May 23 at 7:00 on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear another episode of “The Sound of 13”, a program that investigates the intersection between the 13th Amendment and classical music. At 8:00 it’s “The Middle”: a weekly, non-partisan call-in talk show on politics.  

Bruckner
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WFMT Orchestra Series: San Francisco Symphony

Wednesday night May 22 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the San Francisco Symphony. You’ll hear Bruckner’s “6th Symphony” conducted by Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen. Also on the program the world premiere of Samuel Carl Adams’ “No Such Spring” featuring pianist Conor Hanick.

Beethoven
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast

Tuesday night May 21 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You’ll hear three of Beethoven’s works, the Coriolan Overture followed by the “8th” and “5th” symphonies. Also on the program performances by the CSO Brass.  

Illinois Arts Council Agency

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