January 04, 2014

This Week (Jan 6 - Jan 10, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

This week on the Evening Concert ..... we start on Monday with a special program on Jerome Moross [myhhr-ROSS]; then Tuesday night at 7:00 it's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at its "regular" time and day; Wednesday we start a new season of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; then Thursday: "The New York Philharmonic This Week"..... Friday...Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

January 02, 2014

The New York Philharmonic This Week: Winter Holiday Program

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM, it’s “The Evening Concert”. Tonight it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” in its new time and day: Thursdays at 7 PM.   On their “Winter Holiday Program”: Mozart’s “Sleigh Ride”, Tchaikovsky’s “Winter Dreams” Symphony and Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf”. 

January 01, 2014

Gala First Day Concert

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM: it’s “The Evening Concert’.  We’ll have the “Gala First Day Concert” from Boston with Martin Pearlman leading Boston Baroque in the music of Bach, in particular the Brandenburg Concertos numbers 3 and 4 and the “Coffee Cantata”.  

December 31, 2013


Tonight starting at 8:00 PM and going until 4:00 in the morning (!) it’s NPR’s “Toast of the Nation”. You’ll want to tune in at 10:00 for The Wynton Marsalis Septet LIVE from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, New York. Other performers include Paquito D’Rivera from Chicago and Bobby McFerrin from the Monterey Jazz Festival (!) 

December 30, 2013

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra: Edo deWaart: Brahms: Symphonies #1 & 4

Tonight at 7:00 on the "The Evening Concert" on WILL-FM, it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by its Music Director Edo de Waart in Brahms’ 1st and 4th Symphonies as “bookends” to the Prokofiev 2nd Violin Concerto with soloist Ilana Setapen.

December 28, 2013

This Week (Dec 30, 2013 - Jan 3, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

This week on the Evening Concert it's two Brahms symphonies from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; then hours of jazz from coast to coast on "Toast of the Nation". Wednesday it's New Year's Day with the "Gala First Day" concert; Thursday night at 7:00 it's the New York Philharmonic in its new time slot Friday...Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

December 26, 2013

Christmas with the Spelman and Morehouse Glee Clubs AND A Season’s Griot 2013

Tonight on WILL-FM's "Evening Concert"..... starting at 7:00 it's "Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs", presenting carols and spirituals like 'Go Tell it on the Mountain' and 'Behold the Star'. At 8:00 it's "A Season's Griot, 2013": this year's program will celebrate "Family" with special guests Elisha Minter, Beverly Burnette, and others.

December 25, 2013

Handel’s “Messiah” from Boston (Handel & Haydn Society Orchestra)

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM: it's "The Evening Concert'. It's Handel's complete oratorio "Messiah" from the Handel & Haydn Society Period-Instrument-Orchestra-and-Chorus plus vocal soloists Karina Gauvin (gaw-VAN), Daniel Taylor, James Gilchrist, and Sumner Thompson, led by Music Director Harry Christophers, recorded in the acoustic splendor of Boston's Symphony Hall.

December 24, 2013

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM it's "The Evening Concert". The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary "Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols" service of Biblical readings and music. The program was recorded just hours ago in Cambridge, England. On the program hymns and carols like 'Joy to the World', 'I Saw Three Ships' and others.

December 23, 2013

“St. Olaf Christmas Festival” on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

Tonight at 7:00 on the "The Evening Concert" on WILL-FM, it's the "St. Olaf Christmas Festival". On the program: carols, hymns, and excerpts from works like Aaron Jay Kernis' Musica Celestis, and Vaughan Williams' Antiphon from the 'Five Mystical Songs' performed by the more than 500 student musicians from five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.

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