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.

Beethoven
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Deutsche Welle Festival Concert

Thursday night September 8 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a “Deutsche Welle Festival Concert”. You’ll hear Beethoven’s “6th Symphony”, the Pastoral, performed by the Basel Chamber Orchestra. Also on the program Beethoven’s two “Romances for Violin and Orchestra” with soloist Carolin Widmann.

Dvorak
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Los Angeles Philharmonic

Thursday night September 7 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Los Angeles Philharmonic”.  Guest Conductor Paavo Jarvi leads the Philharmonic in Dvorak’s “7th Symphony”.  Also on the program Barber’s “Violin Concerto” with soloist Hilary Hahn and Arvo Part’s “Silhouette”.

Astor Piazzolla
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast

Tuesday night September 6 at 7:00 on the Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You'll hear Piazzolla’s “Bandoneon Concerto” and “Oblivion” with soloist Daniel Binelli. Giancarlo Guerrero guest conducts. Also on the program Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 1 in  C Major”.

Daniil Trifonov
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The New York Philharmonic This Week

Monday night September 5 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. You’ll hear Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto” with soloist Daniil Trifonov, Copland’s “Quiet City” and George Walker’s “Antifonys”. Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts.

Bach
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Deutsche Welle Festival Concert

Thursday night September 1 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a “Deutsche Welle Festival Concert”. You’ll hear choral and vocal soloist selections from cantatas by Bach on an all-Bach program from the 2021 “Bach Festival Leipzig”.

Shostakovich
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Los Angeles Philharmonic

Wednesday night August 31 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Los Angeles Philharmonic”.  Guest Conductor Ludovic Morlot leads the Philharmonic in Shostakovich “10th Symphony”.  Also on the program Prokofiev’s “1st Piano Concerto” featuring pianist Sergio Tiempo and Thorvaldsdottir’s “Metacosmos”

Elgar
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast

Tuesday night August 30 at 7:00 on the Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”.  Marin Alsop guest conducts the CSO in Elgar’s “Enigma Variations” and Barber’s “1st Symphony”.  Also on the program Rachmaninov’s “2nd Piano Concerto” with soloist Lukáš Vondráček.

Mozart
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The New York Philharmonic This Week

Monday night August 29 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. You’ll hear Mozart’s “Bassoon Concerto” with soloist Judith LeClair, and a “Piccolo Concerto” by Vivaldi.  Also on the program Hindemith’s “Mathis der Maler” Symphony and Paine’s “2nd Symphony”.

Beethoven
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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; Fiesta!

Sunday night August 28 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “Serenade for Flute, Violin, and Viola” on the “Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. At 8:00 you’ll hear classical music performed by the Prietos on “Fiesta”.

Illinois Arts Council Agency

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