Evening Concert

Bruch, Mendelssohn, Mahler, Nielsen and Mozart on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Bruch’s “Violin Concerto”, Mendelssohn’s E Minor Violin Concerto, Mahler’s 9th Symphony, from the new season of San Francisco Symphony broadcasts, Nielsens’ Flute Concerto 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 APR. 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 - 10 & 12, 2015

Monday April 6:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-01) (A new one-time 13-week series) 

Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night Gala

Berliner Philharmoniker; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor; *Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

*BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26

STRAVINSKY: Closing Scenes from The Firebird

[CHL fill: Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op.20/4, H3/34: 1st and last movements (Varian Fry String Quartet (members of the Berlin Phil.) ]


Tuesday April 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-14)

Runnicles Conducts Mahler 5

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto (Robert Chen, violin)

Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture (Fritz Reiner, conductor)


Wednesday April 8: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-02)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major

Debussy: La Mer


Thursday April 9: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-28)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

SOLOISTS: Robert Langevin, flute; Nikolaj Znaider, violin

NIELSEN: Flute Concerto

NIELSEN: Violin Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”


Friday April 10: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Sinfonia da Camera

Ian Hobson, conductor

El Fuego del Amor) (2/13/15)

Ginastera: Variationes Concertantes, Op. 23

Falla: El Amor Brujo

Carrillo: Cello Concerto , World Premiere (Amy Claire Catron, cello)

Ravel: Rhapsodie Espagnol


Sunday April 12: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-28)

Arriaga: Quartet No. 3 in E-flat major for Strings. Miró Quartet

Mozart: Quintet in E-flat major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn, K. 452

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano ; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Milan Turkovic, bassoon; William Purvis, horn;


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-02) (of 13) New Season

György Kurtág: Hommage à Mihály András, 12 Microludes for String Quartet, Op. 13 (1977)

Johannes String Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97, “Archduke” (1811)

Martin Beaver, violin; Eric Kim, cello; Yefim Bronfman, piano