Evening Concert

Another week of amazing performances on the “Evening Concert”: Brahms, Respighi, Mozart and more


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear two Brahms’ “String Sextet”s on “Music Mountain”, Respighi’s “Roman Festivals” from the CSO, Prokofiev’s “2nd Violin Concerto” from San Francisco, Mozart’s “25th Symphony” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival series.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUGUST 31 –SEPTEMBER 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 & 6, 2015


Monday August 31:  Music Mountain (MM #15-09)

St. Petersburg String Quartet with Michelle LaCourse, Viola and Rhonda Rider, Cello

-Shostakovich: Adagio & Allegretto (Elegy & Polka) [9:17]

-Brahms: String Sextet in B Flat Major, Opus 18 [35:31]

-Brahms: String Sextet in G Major, Opus 36. [35:24]

{-1st HISTORIC ENCORE, Beethoven String Quartet in G major, opus 18 #2 played by the Blair String Quartet [26:03] -2nd HISTORIC ENCORE, Gershwin: Lullaby played by the Quartetto Latinoamericano [9:42]}


Tuesday September 1: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-35)

Muti conducts Respighi

Dvorak: Symphony No. 5

Martucci: Notturno

Respighi: Feste romane

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 ("Italian")


Wednesday September 2: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-23)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Traditional: Lelambatan Tabuh Pat Jagul (Gamelan Sekar Jaya, gamelan ensemble)

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 63 (Gil Shaham, violin)

Britten: Excerpts from The Prince of the Pagodas, Opus 57

Ives: Three Places in New England


Thursday September 3: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-49)

The Artistry of Zubin Mehta

Musical highlights taken from:

CRUMB: Ancient Voices of Children from 4/16/81

MOZART: Symphony No. 25

BARTOK: Piano Concerto No 1 (soloist Barenboim) from 1/21/82

FURTWANGLER: Furtwangler Symphony No 2 (Scherzo) from 11/ /86

WEBERN: Six Pieces for Orchestra from 1/22/03


Friday September 4: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Concerts from the University of Illinois, to be announced.


Sunday September 6: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-49)


Haydn: Quartet in C major for Strings, Op. 33, No. 3 "The Bird"

Jerusalem Quartet (Sergei Bresler, Alexander Pavlovsky, violins; Amichai Grosz, viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, cello)

Brahms: Trio No. 1 in B major for Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op. 8

Inon Barnatan, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Julie Albers, cello


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (#15-10)

Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7

Gabriela Diaz, violin and Andres Diaz, cello

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor (Four Hands)

Stephen Prutsman and Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Schubert: Grand Duo for Violin and Piano in A Major, D. 574

Livia Sohn, violin and Stephen Prutsman, piano