Evening Concert

Dvorak’s “American” Quartet, Beethoven’s “Triple” Concerto and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Dvorak’s “American” String Quartet on “Music Mountain”, Riccardo Muti conducting the CSO in Beethoven’s “Triple Concerto”, Wednesday a “Special” on “Chopin in Our Day and his”, Grieg’s “Piano Concerto” on “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 SEPT. 28 – 29 – 30 – OCT. 1 – 2 & 4, 2015


Monday September 28:  Music Mountain (MM #15-15)

Cassatt String Quartet with Ursula Oppens, Piano

-Beethoven: String Quartet in G Major, Opus 18 # 2 [28:05]

-Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 96 “American” [29:23]

-Franck: Piano Quintet in F Minor [38:41]

-HISTORIC ENCORE: Mendelssohn, String Quartet in F minor, opus 80 #1, performed by the Zapolski String Quartet of Denmark (partial)[19:52]


Tuesday September 29: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-39)

Muti conducts Tchaikovsky

Riccardo Muti, conductor

Ligeti: Lontano

Beethoven: Triple Concerto (Stephanie Jeong, violin; Kenneth Olsen, cello; Jonathan Biss, piano)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 (Little Russian)

[CSO fill: Clyne: Night Ferry (from CSO Resound)]


Wednesday September 30: SPECIAL: “Chopin in Our Day and in His”

Chopin: Nocturne Opus 55 No 1 -Elizabeth Sombart, piano
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1; Piano Concerto No. 2  - Elisabeth Sombart, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Pierre Vallet.
Chopin: Piano Sonata No.1 - Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 9 No. 1 - Elisabeth Sombart, piano
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 9 No. 2; recordings by (in order or performer): Elisabeth Sombart, Sergei Rachmaninoff ; Moritz Rosenthal; Benno Moisetwitsch; Vladimir Ashkenazy; Daniel Barenboim;
Chopin: Mazurka Opus 33. No. 2; Artur Rubinstein, piano; Pavel Pabst, p.
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 27. No. 2 - Elisabeth Sombart -
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 20 Posthumous - Elisabeth Sombart -
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 62. No. 2 - Elisabeth Sombart -


Thursday October 1: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #16-01)

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Braunfels: Suite to Fantastic Apparitions on a Theme from Berlioz

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor (Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major

[NYP Fill Music: Bach: Concerto for Violin and Oboe; Jeffrey Kahane, conductor (Sheryl Staples, v.; Liang Wang, ob.)]


Friday October 2: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper



Sunday October 4: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #15-01)

Artistic Directors in Performance

Beethoven: Trio in C minor for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 3 Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola; David Finckel, Cello

Schumann: Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 47 Wu Han, Piano; Daniel Hope, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; David Finckel, Cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-01)

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); Martin Beaver, violin; Benny Kim, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Eric Kim, cello; Yefim Bronfman, piano