Evening Concert

Beethovenfest in Bonn, Brahms’ 4th Symphony, Schumann’s Piano Concerto on the “Evening Concert”


This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM, it’s the next “Beethovenfest in Bonn” program, then Brahms 4th Symphony from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday David Fray is the soloist in Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra; Thursday it’s “Election Coverage” and “Fiesta!” 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 13 – 14 – 15 – 16 – 17 & 19, 2014


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


Ural Philharmonic Orchestra; Dmitry Liss, conductor; *Boris Berezovsky, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827); “Feast Day Overture” in C Major, Op. 115

*Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943): Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

{DWF fill: Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Opus 68: 1st mvt. (Borodin Quartet)}

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, Pathétique

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): String Serenade in C Major, Opus 48: Elegy

Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 6

Recorded by the West German Radio, Cologne (DLR) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 20, 2013


Tuesday October 14:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) (#14-41)

Edo de Waart conducts Brahms 4

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 (Jupiter)

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546

[CSO fill: Haydn: Cello Concerto in D (Yo-Yo-Ma, cello; Ton Koopman, conductor)]


Wednesday October 15: Cleveland Orchestra (COR) (#14-07)

Marin Alsop, conductor; *David Fray, piano
BARBER:  Essay No. 2
*SCHUMANN:  Piano Concerto
COPLAND:  Symphony No. 3

[COR Encore: WAGNER; Prelude to “Die Meistersinger”. (George Szell, conductor; rec. 6-24-1965, Amsterdam Concertgebouw]


Thursday October 16: The New York Philharmonic This Week 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)

***8:00 p.m. Fiesta! (#14-03): An Argentine in Hollywood (Lalo Schifrin)

Schifrin: Main Title to Mission: Impossible Then and Now (Soundtrack from the TV Show)

Schifrin: Concierto Caribeño for Flute & Orchestra (Marisa Canales, flute; London Symphony Orchestra, Lalo Schifrin, conductor)

Schifrin: Continuum (Ann Mason Stockton, harp)

Schifrin: Trópicos mvts. 1- 5 (London Symphony Orchestra, Lalo Schifrin, conductor)

            Schifrin: The Circular Ruins from Sauterelle Schifrin plays Schifrin (David Schifrin, clarinet)

Schifrin:  Just Coffee, from the sound track to Bullit


Friday October 17:  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.


Sunday October 19: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-03)            

Schubert: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163

Miro Quartet; Paul Watkins, cello

Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (#14-03)

Vivaldi:   Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8, RV269, “Spring”. Livia Sohn, violin; Anthony Manzo, double bass;  Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord;  St. Lawrence String Quartet. 

Arnold Bax:   Sonata for Viola in G Major. Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Pedja Muzijevic, piano.
Weber:  Grand Duo Concertant, Op. 48. Todd Palmer, clarinet; Pavel Koleskinov, piano