Evening Concert - March 18, 2013

“The Sea,” from Milwaukee

Tonight, it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by Music Director Edo de Waart. Large-scale symphonic works are on the program, like Debussy’s symphonic suite “The Sea” and Bruckner’s 6th Symphony.

Also on the program:

Evening Concert - March 14, 2013

Healing the Broken-Hearted

Tonight, on what will mark the three-month anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., WILL-FM will broadcast a memorial concert that features seven of Chicago's finest children's choirs.

Evening Concert - March 13, 2013

Lori Sims Performs ‘Goldberg Variations’

Tonight we'll have The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring Schumann’s Piano Quintet and works by Brahms and Joachim. At 8 pm, it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. Pianist Lori Sims plays the complete Goldberg Variations by Bach. 

Evening Concert - March 12, 2013

Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos with a Twist

Tonight, tune in to hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, featuring Jonathan Biss as piano soloist in Mozart’s 16th Piano Concerto. Leonard Slatkin conducts. Also on the program: Mozart’s K.365 Concerto for Two Pianos, with a twist: Orli Shaham plays “Piano One” and three different players play one movement each of the “Second Piano” part.

Evening Concert - March 11, 2013

Haydn and Dvorak Symphonies

Tonight, we present the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor James Gaffigan. Concertmaster Frank Almond is the soloist in Glazunov’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program: symphonies by Haydn, his 26th, and by Dvorak, his 6th Symphony.

Evening Concert - March 07, 2013

Cello Concertos

Tonight, we'll have the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Yo-Yo is the cello soloist in Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. Also on the program: a Cello Concerto by Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, which sounds good any time of year.

Evening Concert - March 06, 2013

Wed., March 6: Early Beethoven Trios

Tonight, it’s The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with two early trios by Beethoven. At 8 pm, it’s the 2012 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival with the “Gilmore for Kids” episode. The featured work is Robert Schumann’s Kinderszenen or “Scenes From Childhood.”

Evening Concert - March 05, 2013

Tues Mar 5, 2013: Christian Tetzlaff plays the Brahms’ Violin Concerto

Tonight, it’s The New York Philharmonic This Week. Christian Tetzlaff is the violin soloist in Brahm’s one-and-only Violin Concerto. Andriss Nelsons conducts. Also on the program is Dvorak’s concert overture The Noon Witch and Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra which was written 70 years ago this year.

Evening Concert - March 04, 2013

Mon Mar 4, 2013: Tchaikovsky & Copland from Milwaukee

Tonight it's the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart. On the program: two works by Tchaikovsky:  the Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and the Nutcracker Suite, which sounds good any time of year (!). Also on the program: Copland’s 3rd Symphony and music of Marc Neikrug: the Los Alamos Suite.

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