Evening Concert

Beethovenfest in Bonn; Schubert’s 1st & 6th Symphonies; Yuja Wang Plays Rachmaninoff’s 3rd


This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM, it’s the third of the “Beethovenfest in Bonn” programs, then Schubert’s First and Sixth Symphonies from the CSO; Wednesday Yuja Wang plays Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and more.

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


WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 – 26 & 28, 2014


Monday September 22: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-14) Beethovenfest Bonn #3  

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra; Jonathan Nott, conductor

Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994): Symphony No. 3 (excerpt)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn, on September 21, 2013

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975): Symphony No. 15 in A Major, Op. 141

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn, on September 23, 2013


Tuesday September 23:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) (#14-38)

Muti conducts Schubert 1 and 6

Schubert:   Symphony No. 1 in D Major, D. 82
Mozart:   Bassoon Concerto (David McGill, bassoon)
Schubert:  Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D. 589
Mozart:   Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 (Prague)


Wednesday September 24: San Francisco Symphony (SFS) (#14-26)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; *Yuja Wang, piano

Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50

Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 in C Major, Op. 52

*Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30

[SFS Encore: Sibelius: Symphony No. 4, Op. 63 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)]


Thursday September 25:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#14-51)

Bramwell Tovey, conductor; *Marc Nuccio, clarinet


Copland : Fanfare for the Common Man

Gershwin/Arr. Rose:  Strike Up the Band from Strike Up the Band         

*Copland:  Clarinet Concerto               

Grofé:  Grand Canyon Suite


Friday September 26:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

Concert information forthcoming…TBA


Sunday September 28: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#13-52)                                   

Schubert: Sonatina No. 2 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, D. 385, Op. 137, No. 2.

(Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Gilles Vonsattel, piano)

Beethoven: Quartet for Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano in E-Flat Major, Op. 16

(Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; David Finckel, cello; Wu Han, piano)

and      Civic Orchestra of Chicago (#13-12)

Cliff Colnot, conductor

Wagner:  Prelude and Liebestode from Tristan und Isolde
Ravel:   Gaspard de la nuit