Evening Concert

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, Mozart Piano Concertos, etc. on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, plus Mozart’s 20th Piano Concerto from Pittsburgh and Brahms’ 2nd Piano Concerto from the New York Philharmonic. .  .then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.  


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR. 2 – 3 –4 – 5 – 6 & 8, 2015


Monday March 2:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-09) (of 13)    

Edo de Waart, conductor; *Timothy McAllister, saxophone

Stravinsky: Concerto in D major for String Orchestra (1961 revision)

*John Adams: Saxophone Concerto

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, Eroica

[MSO Fill: Stravinsky: Concerto in E-flat, “Dumbarton Oaks”; Roberto Minczuk, conductor]


Tuesday March 3: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-09)

Complete Brandenburg Concertos of J. S. Bach   

Nicholas Kraemer conducting from the harpsichord on each Concerto

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 (Eugene Izotov, oboe; Dan Gingrigh, horn; James Smelser, horn; Robert Chen, violin)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 (Weijing Wang viola; Catherine Brubraker, viola)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 (Jennifer Gunn, flt.; Robert Chen, vln.; Mark Shuldiner, hpschd.)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 (Jennifer Gunn, flute; Eugene Izotov, oboe; Christopher Martin, trumpet; Robert Chen, violin)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 (Jennifer Gunn, flt.; Louise Dixon, flt.; Robert Chen, vln.)


Wednesday March 4: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO #14-15_21)

Manfred Honeck, conductor; *Robert Levin, piano; ^William Caballero, horn

MOZART: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

*MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20 [Encore: Improvisation in the style of Mozart. Robert Levin, p.]

^MOZART: Horn Concerto No. 1

MOZART: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”

[PSO Fill: MOZART: Menuetto from Symphony No. 29. Pinchas Zukerman, conductor]


Thursday March 5: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-22)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Rudolf Buchbinder

*BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

[NYP Fill Music: RAVEL: Suite No.2 from Daphnis and Chloe (From NYP 12-23)]


Friday March 6:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

U of I Symphony Orchestra Donald Schleicher, conductor

The Works of Augusta Read Thomas (12/9/14)

A.R. Thomas: Astral Canticle; Dream Threads; Radiant Circles 


Sunday March 8: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-23)    

Debussy: Première rapsodie for Clarinet and Piano. Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, p.

Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp. Sooyun Kim, flute; Paul Neubauer, viola

Françaix: Quintet No. 1 for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp. Sooyun Kim, flute

Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano. Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano

Jolivet: Sonatine for Oboe and Bassoon. James Austin Smith, oboe; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon


Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (#14-10) (of 13)

Eric Owens, bass bar.; Daniel Gingrich, horn; Myra Huang, p.

Schubert: Auf dem Strom, D. 943

Kirill Gerstein & Katherine Chi, pianos

Ferruccio Busoni: Duettino concertante nach Mozart, BV B 88

Barbara Lieurance, piano

Curtis Curtis-Smith: Rhapsodies

Gilbert Kalish, p.

Schumann: Drei Fantasiestücke, Op. 111