Evening Concert

Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto, Sibelius’ ‘Violin Concerto’ and more on the Evening Concert


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 Mitsuko Uchida plays Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto on “Carnegie Hall Live”, then it’s Strauss’ “Don Juan” from the CSO; Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony from San Francisco, Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. .  . then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUNE 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 – 26 & 28, 2015


Monday June 22:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-12)

Bavarian Radio Symphony/Mariss Jansons & *Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4
[solo piano encores: Bach: Sarabande from French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816
Schubert: No.3 in C Major from Drei Klavierstucke, D.946]
Shostakovich: Selection from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk, Op.29
Shostakovich: Symphony No.5
Shostakovich: Interlude from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk, Op.29
Orchestra Encore
[CHL fill: Dvorak: excerpt from Sonatina, Op. 100, Gil Shaham, violin with Orli Shaham, piano]


Tuesday June 23: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-25)

Honeck Conducts Beethoven 7

Haydn: Symphony No. 93

Strauss: Don Juan

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

[CSO fill: Haydn: Symphony No. 100 (Military) (Nicholas McGegan, conductor)]


Wednesday June 24: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-13)

Jaap van Zweden, conductor; *Simone Lamsma, violin

Mozart: Overture from The Abduction from the Seraglio, K.384

*Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 47

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Opus 36


Thursday June 25: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-39) [Program differs from the listings in Patterns Magazine]

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Anthony McGill, clarinet

TCHAIKOVSKY: Selections from “Swan Lake”

*NIELSEN: Clarinet Concerto

RAVEL: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes


Friday June 26: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Eastern Illinois Symphony and Chorus R. Richard Rossi Hobson, conductor

Ovations (4/19/15) Sam Fagaly, tenor saxophone

Beethoven: 5th Symphony

Paul Johnston: Three Pieces for Saxophone and Orchestra

A Choral Tapestry: Choral Masterpieces through the Ages by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Brahms and Faure.


Sunday June 28: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-39)

Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole for Two Pianos; Anne-Marie McDermott, Gilles Vonsattel

Brahms: Quartet in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 60

Opus One Piano Quartet

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-13) (Last in series)

[Next month starts 13-week Spoleto Chamber Music Festival]

Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 16 in G Major, Op. 32, No. 5 (1910-03)

Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 6 in G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5 Alessio Bax, piano

Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25 (1861); William Preucil, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Mark Kosower, cello; Alessio Bax, piano