Evening Concert

On this week of “Evening Concert” programs, music of Rachmaninoff, Mozart and others


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 29 – 30 – 31 – APR 1 & 4, 2021


Monday April 5: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-28)

Alan Gilbert and Alexander Romanovsky

RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for Piano and Orchestra (Alexander Romanovsky, piano)

[Encore: CHOPIN: Nocturne No. 20 in C-sharp Minor (Alexander Romanovsky, piano)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Act II from The Nutcracker

[NYP fill: MARTINU: Symphony No. 4]       


Tuesday, April 6: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-15)

Robert Chen Leads Mozart

Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2  in D Major, K. 314
(Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216 (Strassburg)
(CSO Concertmaster Robert Chen, violin)

Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183

[CSO fill: Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314 (Ray Still, oboe; Claudio Abbado, conductor)]


Wednesday, April 7: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-2021 (DWF 20-01) (First in series).

The Berlin Philharmonic's Europe Concert

Berlin Philharmonic / Kirill Petrenko, conductor

Arvo Pärt: Fratres;  

György Ligeti: Ramifications;

Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings

[DWF fill: Berlin Philharmonic / Kirill Petrenko, conductor

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, 3rd and 4th movements (from CD: BPHR 190261)]

[DWF fill: Orchestra of the Comic Opera Berlin / Kirill Petrenko, conductor

Josef Suk: A Summer's Tale: Blind Musicians from CD: CPO 777 174)]

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major, adapted by Erwin Stein (Christiane Karg, soprano)

Thursday April 8: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 20-21_14)

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Denis Kozhuhkin, piano)

[Encore: BACH: Prelude in b minor, arranged by Alexander Siloti (Denis Kozhuhkin, piano)]

ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell;

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2

[PSO Fill: RACHMANINOFF : Piano Concerto No. 3(excerpt); Eugene Ormandy, conductor; Philadelphia Orchestra; Sergei Rachmaninoff, piano]


Sunday April 11: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-29)

Thoughtful and Grand

Adolphe: Couple for Cello and Piano. David Finckel, Cello; Wu Han, Piano

Spohr: Grand Nonetto in F major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass, Op. 31

Adam Walker, Flt.; Kemp Jernigan, Ob.; Ricardo Morales, Clar.; Angela Anderson Smith, Bsn.; Jeffrey Lang, Horn; Angelo Xiang Yu, Violin; Kerri Ryan, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Nathaniel West, Double Bass

Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-42)

Joyful Eastertide!

This week's show presents an eclectic array of music to celebrate Easter, including motets by François Couperin, Jacob Obrecht, Antoine Busnois, and Orlando Gibbons. We'll also hear from two composers based in Hamburg: Matthias Weckmann and Thomas Selle. Our performers include Weser Renaissance Bremen, Capilla Flamenca, Cantus Cölln, and Henry's Eight.

Antoine Busnois: Victimae paschali laudes. Capilla Flamenca
Jacob Obrecht: Laudes Christo redemptory. The Clerks’ Group; Nicolas Gombert: Haec dies. Henry’s Eight
Orlando Gibbons: I am the Resurrection. Stile Antico
François Couperin: Victoria Christo resurgent. Jill Feldman & Isabelle Poulenard, sopranos; Jaap ter Linden, viola da gamba; Davitt Moroney, organ Thomas Selle: Christ lag in Todesbanden Weser Renaissance Bremen.

Matthias Weckmann: Der Tod ist verschlungen. Cantus Cölln & Concerto Palatino
Heinrich Schütz: Resurrection History (selections). Ars Nova Copenhagen