Edo de Waart

Evening Concert - January 28, 2013

Milwaukee Symphony Performs “Water” Concerto

 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Edo de Waart, performs Schubert’s 5th Symphony and Brahms' 2nd Symphony. You’ll also hear Tan Dun’s “Water” Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra as well as Saint-Saens’ Symphonic Poem: Omphale’s Spinning Wheel.

Gabriela Montero in front of piano

Evening Concert - January 24, 2013

Pianist Gabriela Montero Plays Prokofiev

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1, and then is joined by pianist Gabriela Montero for Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Emanuel Ax at piano

Evening Concert - January 23, 2013

Chamber Music and Keyboard Festival

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs Bach's Sheep May Safely Graze with Leon Fleischer at the piano, and Bach's Violin Concerto in E with soloist ida Kavafian. At the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Emanuel Ax performs Copland's Piano Variations.

Evening Concert - January 22, 2013

Pianist Jan Lisiecki Performs Schumann

The youngest artist to sign a contract with the prestigious record label Deutsche Grammophon, Lisiecki performs Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor with the New York Philharmonic. Also on the program are Sibelius' Symphony No. 3 and Symphony No. 7.

William Grant Still

Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Evening Concert - January 21, 2013

A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tonight at 7:00 on The Evening Concert it’s “A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”  The first hour is devoted to works by Black American classical composers like William Grant Still; the second hour presents works that use Dr. King’s words as text: Nicholas Flagello’s “The Passion of Martin Luther King” and Joseph Schwantner’s “New Morning for the World.”

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Summer Solstice Concert Cruise

WILL Classical and Allerton Park and Retreat Center are teaming up to bring you the first performance in this year’s modified Allerton Park Concert Series, featuring Viktor Krauss.