Evening Concert

Debussy’s ‘La Mer’, Schubert’s ‘Unfinished’ Symphony, and more on this week’s ‘Evening Concert’


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Debussy’s “La Mer” then Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony from the CSO, Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony from the San Francisco Symphony, Thursday it’s Stravinsky’s “Petrushka” 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. 20 – 21 – 22 – 23 - 24 & 26, 2015

Monday April 20:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-03)         

Great American Orchestras II

Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Riccardo Muti, conductor

Mendelssohn: Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt, Op.27
Debussy: La Mer
Scriabin: Symphony No.3 in C Minor, Op.43, "The Divine Poem"


Tuesday April 21: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-16)

Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky 3

Panufnik: Concerto in modo antico (Christopher Martin, trumpet)

Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird

Tchakovsky: Symphony No. 3 (Polish)

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)


Wednesday April 22: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-04)

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor; ^Leila Josefowicz, violin

Lully: Overture and Passacaille from Armide

Thomas Adès: Three Studies from Couperin

^Stravinksy: Violin Concerto in D major

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Opus 56, Scottish

Kissine: Post-scriptum


Thursday April 23: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-30)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

LYADOV: Enchanted Lake

STRAVINSKY: Petrushka (1911)

ADAMS: Scheherazade.2 (Leila Josefowicz, violin)

Friday April 24: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Eastern Illinois University Symphony And Chorus R. Richard Rossi, conductor

Stagestruck (2/22/15) Regina Rossi Valentine, soprano; Seth Killen, tenor

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor (Jeffrey Brown, piano)


Sunday April 26: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-30)

Kirchner: Quartet No. 1 for Strings. Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

Korngold: Suite for Piano, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23

Ida Kavafian, Erin Keefe, violins; Andrés Diaz, cello; Gary Graffman, piano

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-04)

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Flute & Piano. Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Pei-Yao Wang, piano

Zoltán Kodály: Serenade, Op. 12 (1919-21). Benny Kim, violin; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047 (1719)

Benjamin Beilman, violin; Bart Feller, flute; Liang Wang, oboe; Caleb Hudson, trumpet: L. P. How, violin; Kathleen Brauer, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Joseph Johnson, cello; Leigh Mesh, double bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord