Evening Concert

3 Beethoven symphonies start this week’s “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s first three Symphonies from last summer’s “Beethovenfest” , Rachmaninoff’s “2nd Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony from Cleveland, Thursday, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF OCT. 26 – 27 – 28– 29 – 30 & NOV. 1, 2015


Monday October 26:  (The 2014) Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 14-10)

Beethoven Symphonies I at the Beethovenfest, Bonn

Conductor: Andris Nelsons

Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, op. 21

Symphony No. 2 D Major, op. 36

Symphony No. 3 E-flat Major, op. 55 (Eroica)

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 7, 2014


Tuesday October 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 15-43)

Trifonov and Bychkov play Rachmaninov

CONDUCTOR: Semyon Bychkov

SOLOIST: Daniil Trifonov, piano

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 1

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8

Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia (Tugan Sokhiev, conductor)


Wednesday October 28: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 15-07)

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
MOZART: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”
RAVEL: Daphnis and Chloe Complete Ballet Music


Thursday October 29: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 16-05)

CONDUCTOR: David Zinmann

SOLOIST: Christian Tetzlaff, violin

MUSSORGSKY/ Rimsky-Korsakov: Night on Bare Mountain

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5


Friday October 30: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

Eastern Illinois University Illinois Symphony and Chorus   

Richard Robert Rossi, conductor;  Ovations

Sunday November 1: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-05)            

Mozart and Brahms

Mozart: Quintet in D major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 593 The Orion String Quartet, together with Ida Kavafian on Viola

Brahms: Trio in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 101 Sitkovetsky Trio (Wu Qian, Piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin; Richard Harwood, Cello)


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (15-05)

Tōru Takemitsu: Rain Spell (1982).  Bart Feller, flute; Todd Levy, clarinet; Lynn Gorman DeVelder, harp; Inon Barnatan, piano; David Tolen, percussion

Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 (1887). Benjamin Beilman, violin; Benny Kim, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Ronald Thomas, cello; Inon Barnatan, piano