Evening Concert

Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto”, Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy” etc. on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Berg’s “Violin Concerto” from Milwaukee, Prokofiev’s “Romeo And Juliet” Suite 4th from the CSO, Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy” Violin Concerto from Pittsburgh, Beethoven’s 1st Piano Concerto from New York. . .then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN. 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 – 30 & FEB. 1, 2015

Monday January 26:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-04) (of 13)

Edo de Waart, conductor,

J.S. Bach/ orch. Webern: Ricercare No. 2 from the Musical Offering
Alban Berg: Violin Concerto "To the memory of an Angel" (violinist Jennifer Koh)
Brahms/orch. Schoenberg: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 21
[MSO fill: Brahms: Tragic Overture (archive material conducted by Matthias Pinscher) and
Webern: Im Sommerwind (archive material conducted by Matthias Pinscher)]

Tuesday January 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-04)

CSO Resound Retrospective

Riccardo Muti, conductor

Anna Clyne (b. London, 1980): Night Ferry

Mason Bates (b. America, 1977): Alternative Energy

Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet

[CSO fill: Honegger: Pacific 231 (live concert recording, not available on CSO Resound)]


Wednesday January 28: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO #14-15_04)

Nikolaj Znaider, conductor; *Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin

MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture

*BRUCH: Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra

[*Encore: BACH: Gavotte from Partita for Solo Violin No.3 in E Major]

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4

[PSO fill: KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto (Nikolaj Znaider, v.; Gianandrea Noseda, conductor]


Thursday January 29: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-17)

Jeffrey Kahane, conductor

BACH: Concerto for Violin and Oboe (Sheryl Staples, violin; Liang Wang, oboe )

MOZART: Symphony No. 33

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Jeffrey Kahane, piano)

[NYP fill: DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Alan Gilbert, cond.) and

RAVEL: Bolero (Alan Gilbert, cond.)]  


Friday January 30:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper



Sunday February 1: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-18)

Ligeti (1923-2006): Etude for Piano, No. 4 “Fanfares”; Etude for Piano, No. 1, “Desordre”; Etude for Piano, No. 6, “Automne à Varsovie”. Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Ligeti: Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano (Hommage à Brahms) Mark Steinberg, violin; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Ligeti: Hamburg Concerto for Horn and Strings. William Purvis horn solo; Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor


Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (#14-05) (of 13)
Rafał Blechacz, piano

Chopin: Three Mazurkas, Op. 63

Randall Scarlata, baritone.; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48 (excerpts)

Performer: Daniil Trifonov, piano

Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13