Evening Concert

Beethovenfest in Bonn; Schumann’s “Rhenish” Symphony; MTT Conducts the SFS: More Beethoven


This week on the Evening Concert it’s the second of the “Beethovenfest in Bonn” programs, then Schumann’s “Rhenish” Symphony from the CSO; Wednesday Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony in two of the Beethoven’s symphonies; 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 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 – 19 & 21, 2014

Monday September 15: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-11) Beethovenfest in Bonn 2  

SOLOISTS:   Martin Grubinger & Friends

Michael Camilo (1954-): Just Kidding

Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994): Chega de Saudade (No More Longing)

Michael Camilo (1954-): One More Once

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Libertango, arranged for brass and percussion

Michael Camilo (1954-): Carribe

Fazıl Say (1970-): Variations for Two Pianos and Percussion, Op. 32

Béla Bartók (1881-1945): Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, Sz.110

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Libertango, arranged for two pianos and percussion

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 6, 2013


Tuesday September 16:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) (#14-37)

Riccardo Muti conducts the Rhenish

Beethoven:   Consecration of the House Overture
Mozart:   Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 (Maurizio Pollini, piano)
Mendelssohn:   Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Schumann:  Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 (Rhenish)
Haydn:  Symphony No. 39 in G Minor


Wednesday September 17: San Francisco Symphony (SFS) (#14-24)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Beethoven:       Three Equali for Four Trombones, WoO 30

Beethoven:       Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

John Adams:    Absolute Jest

Beethoven:       Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60

 [SFS Encore: Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


Thursday September 18:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#14-50)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Liang Wang, oboe


R. Strauss:        Don Juan, op. 20          

R. Strauss:        Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks

*Christopher Rouse: Oboe Concerto

Tchaikovsky:    Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy


Friday September 19:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

Concert information forthcoming…TBA


Sunday September 21: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#13-51)                                   

Shostakovich:   Quartet No. 4 in D Major for Strings, Op. 83 (Jerusalem Quartet)

Stravinsky:  Tango for Four Cellos (Nicolas Altstaedt, Dorothea Figueroa, Eileen Moon, Fred Sherry, cello)                                

Prokofiev:  Quartet No. 2 in F Major for Strings, Op. 92 (Escher String Quartet)


Civic Orchestra of Chicago (#13-05)

Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Haydn:   Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major
Beethoven:  Symphony No. 6, Pastoral