Evening Concert

Charles Dutoit, Semyon Bychkov, Alan Gilbert and others on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 Thomas Hampson is featured in recital on “Carnegie Hall Live”, then Dutoit conducts Ravel; Till Fellner plays Mozart’s 24th Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony, 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 MAY 18 – 19 – 20 – 21 – 22 & 24, 2015


Monday May 18:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-07)          

Recital: Great Singers I (This is the program listed for Monday 5-11-15)(per syndicator)

Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano

R. STRAUSS: "Heimliche Aufforderung," Op. 27, No. 3;  "Freundliche Vision," Op. 48, No. 1

R. STRAUSS: "Mein Herz ist stumm, mein Herz ist kalt," Op. 19, No. 6; "Sehnsucht," Op. 32, No. 2

R. STRAUSS: "Ruhe, meine Seele," Op. 27, No. 1

ZEMLINSKY: "Mit Trommeln und Pfeifen," Op. 8, No. 3

MAHLER: "Revelge"

HINDEMITH: "O, nun heb du an, dort in deinem Moor," Op. 14, No. 2

V. WILLIAMS: "Joy, Shipmate, Joy!";  "A Clear Midnight"

HINDEMITH: "Sing on There in the Swamp"

IVES: "Tom Sails Away";  "The Things Our Fathers Loved";  "In Flanders Fields"

JENNIFER HIGDON: Civil Words  (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)

BURLEIGH "Ethiopia Saluting the Colors"

BONDS "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"                      

BERGER "Lonely People"

BERNSTEIN "To What You Said" from Songfest


Tuesday May 19: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-20)

Dutoit Conducts Ravel

Ravel: Rapsodie espagnol

D’Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Air (Louis Lortie, piano)

Franck: Symphonic Variations

Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé       Debussy: Images


Wednesday May 20: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-08)

Semyon Bychkov, conductor;  *Till Fellner, piano

*Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491

Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, Opus 64


Thursday May 21: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-34)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Inon Barnatan, piano

SALONEN: Nyx          *RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G

DEBUSSY: Jeux            STRAUSS: Rosenkavalier Suite


Friday May 22: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Sinfonia da Camera Ian Hobson, conductor;

A Chamber Music Potpourri (3/31/15) *Justin Vickers , tenor

Poulenc: Suite Francais
*Britten: Nocturne, Op.60 for tenor, seven obbligato instruments and strings (1958)

*Britten: “Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal”

Respighi: Three Boticelli Pictures

Elgar arr. Pugh: Enigma Variations (Variations on an Original Theme)


Sunday May 24: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-34)

Janácek: Mladi, Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn; Ransom Wilson, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Jose Franch-Ballester, bass clarinet; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Dvorak: Trio in E minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 90, “Dumky”; Menahem Pressler, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; David Finckel, cello

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-08)

Beethoven: Fugue in D Major for String Quintet, Op. 137 (1817); Dover Quartet; Cynthia Phelps, viola

Viktor Ullmann: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 46 (1943); Dover Quartet

Weber: Clarinet Quintet in B-flat Major, Op. 34 (1815); David Shifrin, clarinet; Johannes Quartet