Evening Concert

On this week’s “Evening Concert” programs, music of Mozart, Ravel and others


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 & MAY 2, 2021


Monday April 26: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-31)

Maazel Conducts Mozart and Debussy

Conductor: Lorin Maazel; Soloist: Robert Langevin, flute; Nancy Allen, harp

MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague”; MOZART: Concerto for Flute and Harp



Tuesday, April 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-18)

Eschenbach & Fray

Weber: Overture to Die Freischütz;  Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21 (David Fray, piano)

Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (Italian)

[CSO fill: Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 (Jean Martinon, conductor)]


Wednesday, April 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-2021 (DWF 20-04)

Pastoral Plus  

Locations: Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Moscow (1); Konzerthaus Berlin (2,3,5,6); Mariinsky Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia (4,7); Philharmonie, Cologne (8,9); Redoute, Bonn (10);

Denis Matsuev, piano (1); Jens Peter Maintz, cello (2); Antje Weithaas, violin (3); Thomas Hoppe, piano (3)
Mariinsky Wind Quintet (4); Martin Helmchen, piano (5,6); Sayako Kusaka, violin (6); Taneli Turunen, cello (6); Ralf Forster, clarinet (6); Timuir Martynov, trumpet (7); Andrei Telkov, piano (7)
West German Radio Symphony Orchestra (8,9); Karen Gomyo, violin (8)
Members of the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn (10);  Conductors: Cristian Măcelaru (8,9); Dirk Kaftan (10)
(1) TCHAIKOVSKY: The Seasons: May (Starlit Nights) (03:50)
(2) BACH: Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011: Prelude (05:06)
(3) BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 9 for violin and piano, op. 47, third movement (06:30)
(4) MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries (01:26)
(5) BACH: Partita No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 826: Sinfonia (04:12)
(6) MESSIAEN: Quartet for the End of Time, 2nd movement: Vocalise (05:06)
(7) RACHMANINOV: Romances: Spring Waters (02:12)
(8) BERNSTEIN: Serenade after Plato's Symposium (32:46)
(9) DVORAK: Serenade for Strings, opus 22, 3rd, 4th and 5th movements (18:00)
(10) BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, op. 68 (Pastoral; excerpt) (21:43)


Thursday April 29: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 20-21_17)

Kryzysztof Urbanski, conductor; Ray Chen, violin

BEETHOVEN: Overture to Egmont; BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1;

[Encore: Niccolo Paganini’s Caprice No. 21]; SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5

[PSO fill: STRAUSS: “Ein Heldenleben”(excerpt) ; Manfred Honeck, conductor; Noah Bendix Balgley, violin];


Sunday May 2: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-32)

20th Century Master Trios

Shostakovich; Trio No. 2 in E minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 67

Gloria Chien, Piano; Bella Hristova, Violin; Dmitri Atapine, Cello

Ravel; Trio in A minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello

Michael Brown, Piano; Erin Keefe, Violin; Mihai Marica, Cello

Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-45)

Petrucci and the Odhecaton

Ottaviano Petrucci was a printer working in Venice at the turn of the 16th century. He revolutionized the distribution of music and cultivated a taste for the Franco-Flemish style in Italy with the publication of Harmonice Musices Odhecaton in 1501. We'll hear select ions fro m this trailblazing collection, including music by Josquin, Obrecht, de la Rue, and Heinrich Isaac, including performances by Fretwork and Les Flamboyants.

Jacob Obrecht: J’ai pris amours; La Reverdie. Jacob Obrecht: Tsat een Meskin; Fretwork.
Alexander Agricola: Si dedero; Fretwork. Pierre de la Rue: Pourquoy non ne veul je morir; Capilla Flamenca.
Johannes Ockeghem: Petite Camusette; Capilla Flamenca. Loyset Compere; Ung franc archier; The Orlando Consort.  Loyset Compere: Ne doibt on prendre, The Orlando Consort. Heinrich Isaac: La Morra; Capilla Flamenca. Josquin des Prez: Adieu mes amours; Capilla Flamenca. Heinrich Isaac: Et qui la dira dira; Capilla Flamenca. Josquin des Prez: Baises moy; Fretwork. Josquin des Prez: Bergerette Savoyenne; Les Flamboyants.
Johannes Ghiselin: Favus Distillans; Fretwork. Philippe Caron: Helas que poura devenir; Fretwork.
Johannes de Stockem: Brunette; Les Flamboyants. Anon.: Dit le burguygnon; Les Flamboyants.