Evening Concert

Beethovenfest in Bonn; Rouse World Premiere; Buniatishvili plays Rachmaninoff’s 2nd


This week [Monday, September 8, - Sunday, September 14, 2014] on the Evening Concert we start with the first of the “Beethovenfest in Bonn” programs from the Deustche Welle Festival Concerts, then it’s a World Premiere by Christopher Rouse from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday Khatia Buniatishvili plays Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano  Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center, plus The Civic Orchestra of Chicago.

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

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 – 12 & 14, 2014

Monday September 8: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-10) Beethovenfest in Bonn I  

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen/ Kent Nagano, conductor; *Jörg Widmann, clarinet

Jörg Widmann (1973-): Armonica for Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 5, 2013


Tuesday September 9:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) (#14-36)

Jaap Van Zweden conducts a world premiere by Christopher Rouse.

Shostakovich:  Festive Overture
Rouse: Heimdall's Trumpet for Trumpet and Orchestra [CSO Commission, World Premiere] (Chris Martin, trumpet)
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony


Wednesday September 10: San Francisco Symphony (SFS) (#14-23)

CONDUCTOR: Vladimir Jurowski

SOLOIST: Khatia Buniatishvili, piano

Scriabin:                       Reverie, Op. 24

Rachmaninoff:  Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Debussy: Jeux

Debussy: La Mer

[SFS Encore: Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 44 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)]


Thursday September 11:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#14-49)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

SOLOIST:                    Yefim Bronfman, piano


NIELSEN: Helios Overture, Op. 17

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3

GRIEG:  Selections from Peer Gynt: Morning Mood; Solvejg’s Song; Åse’s Death;

Anitra’s Dance; In the Hall of the Mountain King           

LISZT:  Les Préludes, Symphonic Poem No. 3, after Lamartine 



Friday September 12:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

Concert information forthcoming…TBA


Sunday September 14: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#13-50)                                   

Schubert: Notturno (Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Efe Baltacigil, cello

Schubert: Trout Quintet (Menahem Pressler, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin;

  Beth Guterman, viola; Gary Hoffman, cello; DaXun  Zhang, double bass)

and      Civic Orchestra of Chicago (Best of 2013 season) (#13-04)

CONDUCTOR: Cliff Colnot

Liadov:  The Enchanted Lake
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade