Evening Concert

Beethovenfest Bonn; Election 2014 Coverage; Brahms’ Violin Concerto, and more….


This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM, it’s the last of the  “Beethovenfest in Bonn” programs, then Tuesday, Election 2014 coverage from Illinois Public Media; Wednesday it’s an all Brahms program from the Cleveland Orchestra, Thursday it’s Haydn, Schubert and Ravel 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 NOVEMBER 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 & 9, 2014


Monday November 3: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-25)


(last of the ‘Beethovenfest in Bonn’ programs; more DWF to follow)

NDR Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Hengelbrock; *Saleem Abboud Ashkar, piano

*Schumann: Piano concerto in A Minor, op. 54
*Schumann: Reverie (from Scenes of Childhood), op. 15, No. 7
Elgar: Enigma Variations, op. 36 (excerpt)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4


Tuesday November 4: Tonight’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #14-44) broadcast is PRE-EMPTED;

In its place: Election 2014 coverage from Illinois Public Media


Wednesday November 5: Cleveland Orchestra COR (#14—11)

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; *Julia Fischer, violin
BRAHMS: “Tragic” Overture
*BRAHMS: Violin Concerto
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2


Thursday November 6: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#15-05)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano

Haydn: Symphony No. 88

*Schubert: "Die Forelle" (The Trout) (orch. Britten) (1817)
*Schubert:  "Gretchen am Spinnrade" (orch. Reger) (1814)
*Schubert:  "Du bist die Ruh" (orch. Webern) (1823)
*Schubert:  "An Silvia" (orch. Anonymous) (1826)
*Schubert:  "Nacht und Trame" (orch. Webern) (1822)
*Schubert:  "Erlkonig" (orch. Berlioz) (1815)
Ravel: Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose)
Ravel: La Valse
[NYP Fill Music: Berg: Three Orchestral Pieces  (from NYP 10-18)]


Friday November 7:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

U of I Symphony Orchestra (09/26/14) Donald Schleicher, conductor; *David Harris, clarinet

Carlos R. Carrillo Cotto: The Gathering Grounds

*Mozart: Clarinet Concerto

Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol


Sunday November 9: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-06)                       

Mozart: Selected Songs by the Mozart Family. Barbara Bonney, Shannon Mercer, sopranos; Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano; Colin Balzer, tenor; Joshua Hopkins, baritone; Margo Garrett, piano

Mozart: Viola Quintet, in G minor, K.516. Orion String Quartet


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (#14-06)
Schumann:  Piano Quartet in E Flat Op. 47. Daniel Phillips, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Chris Costanza, cello; Pavel Kaleskinov, piano

Bruch: String Octet in B Flat Major. Scott St. John, Daniel Phillips, Geoff Nuttall, Livia Sohn, violins; Hsin-Yun Huang and Lesley Robertson, violas; Chris Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzon, double bass