Evening Concert

Beethovenfest Bonn; Debate Simulcast; Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto in Cleveland: Evening Concert


This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM, it’s the next “Beethovenfest in Bonn” program, then a “Debate Simulcast” from IL Public Media; Wednesday Helene Grimaud is the soloist in Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra; Thursday it’s Dvorak's Cello Concerto on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and from Spoleto.

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

WEEK OF OCTOBER 20 – 21 – 22 – 23 – 24 & 26, 2014


Monday October 20: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-22)


Borodin Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975): String Quartet No. 7 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 108

Recorded by Deutsche Welle, Bonn (DW) in the Beethoven House, Bonn on September 28, 2013

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet No. 12 in E-Flat Major, Op. 127, Galitzin

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975): String Quartet No. 12 in D-Flat Major, Op. 133

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in La Redoute, Bonn on September 30, 2013


Tuesday October 21:  Tonight’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra is PRE-EMPTED by simulcast coverage of the Illinois 13th District Congressional Debate (at 7:00) and “Fiesta!” (at 8:00)

***7:00 p.m. Illinois 13th District Congressional Debate (Ann Callis and Rodney Davis) from WUIS

***8:00 p.m. Fiesta! (#14-04): Saudades do Brasil

Respighi: Brazilian Impressions: (Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata, conductor)
Piazzolla: Deux Xango (Boulouris 5)
Barilari: Brazilian Fantasy (Kaia String Quartet)
Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil (1. Sorocoba; 2. Botafogo; 3. Leme (William Bolcom, piano)
Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil 4. Copacabana; 7. Corcovado; 11. Laranjeiras;  13. Paysandu (The Concert Arts Orchestra, Darius Milhaud, conductor)


Wednesday October 22: Cleveland Orchestra (COR) (#14-08)

Fabio Luisi, conductor; *Hélène Grimaud, piano; ^^Maureen McKay, soprano
*BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”
^^MAHLER:  Symphony No. 4

[COR Encore: TRAD. Arr. SAEGUSA: Zuzizuizukkorobashi; Cleveland Orchestra Sinfonietta]


Thursday October 23: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (15-03)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Carter Brey, cello

*DVORAK: Cello Concerto

TCHAIKOVKSY: Symphony No. 5

J.S. BACH: Suite No. 1 for Unaccompanied Cello


Friday October 24:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

This month Prairie Performances salutes and bids a fond farewell to the Prairie Ensemble and Kevin Kelly, founding conductor and driving force behind the group and former WILL-FM colleaugue, classical music host, and host of "Live and Local".


Sunday October 26: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-04)            

Britten: Quartet No. 1 in D major for Strings, Op. 25; Belcea Quartet

Prokofiev: Quartet No. 1 in B minor for Strings, Op. 50; Belcea Quartet

Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (#14-04)

Ravel:    La Valse (Pedja Muzijevic and Pavel Kaleskinov, piano)

Bartok:   Selections from Duo, Op. 44 (Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, violin)

J. S. Bach:   Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007, for Solo Cello (Chris Costanza, cello)

Guillame Connesson (b. 1970):  Sextet (1998) (James Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Livia Sohn, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, piano)