Evening Concert

Berlioz’ “Symphonie Fantastique”, Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto, & Bach’s B Minor Mass This Week


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Schumann’s “Cello Concerto”, Berlioz’ “Symphonie Fantastique”, Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto from the new season of San Francisco Symphony broadcasts, Bach’s B Minor Mass from the New York Philharmonic. .  .then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the new season of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.  


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR. 30 – 31 – APR. 1 – 2 - 3 & 5, 2015


Monday March 30:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-13) (Last of season's series) 

Gilbert Varga, conductor;

Elgar: Serenade in E minor for String Orchestra, Op. 20

Schumann: Concerto in A minor for Cello, Op. 129 (Susan Babini, cello)

Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Op. 46

[MSO fill: Schumann: Selected movements from Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, op. 97 “Rhenish” (archive material conducted by Edo de Waart)]


Tuesday March 31: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-13)

Beyond the Score: the Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz, Stephane Deneve conducts

Weber: The Ruler of the Spirits Overture

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 99 (James Ehnes, violin)

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

[CSO fil: Berlioz: Queen Mab Scherzo and Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets from Romeo

and Juliet (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)]



APRIL 2015


Wednesday April 1: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (SFS #15-01) New Season

Michael Tilson Thomas

Zosha Di Castri (b. 1985, Canada)(USA): Lineage

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Opus 23 (Yefim Bronfman, piano)

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Opus 44


Thursday April 2: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-27)

 Alan Gilbert, conductor

BACH: Mass in B Minor. (Dorothea Roschmann, soprano; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Steve Davislim, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; The New York Choral Artists
Joseph Flummerfelt, director 


Friday April 3: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

U of I Symphony Orchestra Donald Schleicher, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr.: Overture to “Die Fledermaus”

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor (Seul Lee, violin)

Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite


Sunday April 5: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-27)       

Scriabin: Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16. Wu Han, piano

Taneyev: Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30. Wu Han, piano; Escher String Quartet


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-01) (of 13) New Season

Bohuslav Martinu: La Revue de Cuisine (1927). Benny Kim, violin; Alan Kay, clarinet;
Christopher Millard, bassoon; Caleb Hudson, trumpet; Joseph Johnson, cello; Ran Dank, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op.34a (1861-64). William Preucil and Benny Kim, violins; Michael Tree, viola; Eric Kim, cello; and Yefim Bronfman, piano.