Evening Concert

Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Britten, Bach, Messiaen and others on the “Evening Concert” this week


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 Leif Ove Andsnes plays three of Beethoven’s Piano Concertos on one program, pianist  Jeremy Denk plays Mozart’s 25th Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony, Thursday, it’s “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 MAY 11 – 12 – 13 – 14 – 15 & 17, 2015


Monday May 11:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-06)          

Concertos Plus: All-Beethoven Program (The program differs from Patterns listings)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Leif Ove Andsnes, piano and conductor

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58


Tuesday May 12: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-19)

MTT / CSO: Mahler, Beethoven, Brahms (The program differs from Patterns listings)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor     

Mahler: Blumine

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3; (Jeremy Denk, piano)

Brahms orch. by Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1

[CSO fill: Mozart: Flute Concerto No.1 in G Major, K. 313; Daniel Barenboim, conductor

Mathieu Dufour, flute]


Wednesday May 13: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-07)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor;  

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Opus 72a

Steve Mackey (American, b. 19what?): Eating Greens

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K.503 (Jeremy Denk, piano)

Copland: Symphonic Ode


Thursday May 14: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-33)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; ^Kate Royal, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director; Brooklyn Youth Chorus; Dianne Berkun, director

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings (Michael Slattery, tenor; Philip Myers, horn)
^Britten: Spring Symphony

[NYP fill: Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins, RV580 (Soloists: Sheryl Staples, MichelleKim, Marc Ginsberg, Lisa E. Kim, violins)
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Ravel: Bolero; Alan Gilbert, conductor]


Friday May 15: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Stephen Alltop, conductor;

Music of the Heartland (3/6/15) *Jeffrey Midkiff, mandolin

Copland: Suite from “The Tender Land”

*Midkiff: Concerto for Mandolin and orchestra (From the Blue Ridge)

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)


Sunday May 17: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-33)

Art of the Fugue – Part II

Bach: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus XII-Chorale Prelude;

Orion String Quartet; Windscape Wind Quintet

Telemann: Concerto in D Major; David Washburn, trumpet; Stephen Taylor, Elizabeth Koch, oboe; Julie Albers, cello; Anthony Newman, harpsichord


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-07)

Oliver Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time (1940-41);

Jennifer Gilbert, violin; Eric Kim, cello; Carol McGonnell, clarinet; Ran Dank, piano