Evening Concert

Bachfest Leipzig 2, Mozart Piano Concerto 27, Schumann Symphony 4, Kancheli “And Farewell…”


This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM, it’s the second of the two “Bachfest Leipzig” programs from Deutsche Welle, then Tuesday Emanuel Ax plays Mozart’s 27th Piano Concerto with the CSO; Wednesday it’s Schumann’s 2nd and 4th Symphonies from the Cleveland Orchestra, Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, chamber music from “Lincoln Center” and “Spoleto”.

WILL-FM      The Evening Concert & Prairie Performances 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (M – F & SUN)

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 17 – 18 – 19 – 20 & 21, 2014


Monday November 17: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-13)


Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; Georg Christoph Biller; St. Thomas' Boy Choir; Reglint Bühler, soprano; Susanne Krumbiegel, mezzo-soprano; Susanne Langner, alto; Martin Lattke, tenor; Markus Flaig, bass
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Mass in B Minor, BWV 232

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in St. Thomas' Church, Leipzig on June 23, 2013


Tuesday November 18: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #14-46)


Bernard Haitink conducts Bruckner 4

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 (Emanuel Ax, piano)

Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 (Romantic)

Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)


Wednesday November 19: Cleveland Orchestra COR (#14-16)

Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2

[COR fill: MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat, K.271. Mitsuko Uchida, piano & conductor]


Thursday November 20: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#15-07)

Leonard Bernstein, conductor; 

MUSSORGSKY (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov): Khovanshchina: Prelude: Dawn on the Moskva River

Giya KANCHELI (b. 1935, Georgia): And Farewell Goes Out Sighing…(1999) (Gidon Kremer, violin; Kurt Masur conductor)

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia (from SMK 63076)

SHOSTAKOVICH:  Symphony No. 7 in C, op. 60, “Leningrad” (Derek Lee Ragain, counter-tenor)


Friday November 21:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

U of I Symphony Orchestra (10/10/14) Donald Schleicher, conductor; *Soon Jung Hur, piano

R. Strauss: Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare

*Grieg: Piano Concerto

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite; Bolero


Sunday November 23: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-08)                       

Mario Davidovsky (b. 1934) Septet (2007) for Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello and DoubleBass. Gilbert Kalish, piano; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; David Shifrin, clarinet; Yoon Kwon, violin; David Kim, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; DaXun Zhang, double bass; Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor

Alan Louis Smith (b. 1955): Vignettes - Ellis Island (Tr. 2 – 24) Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Warren Jones, piano

and      Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (#14-08)
Dvorak:   Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81. Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Brentano String Quartet

Britten:   Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and Strings, Op. 2. James Austin Smith, oboe; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Chris Costanza, cello