Evening Concert

On this week of “Evening Concert” programs: start with Strauss, end with Korngold


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUGUST 16 – 17 – 18 – 19 & 22, 2021


Monday, August 16: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-47)

Alan Gilbert & Itzhak Perlman

Alan Gilbert, Conductor ; Itzhak Perlman, Violin

R. STRAUSS: Don Juan

MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor

DUTILLEUX: Metaboles

HINDEMITH: Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

[NYP fill: HERRMANN: The Devil and Daniel Webster (mvts 1, 3-5) NYP; Stokowski]


Tuesday, August 17: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-34)

Michael Tilson Thomas & Jeremy Denk

Mahler: Blumine

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 (Jeremy Denk, piano)

Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25

[CSO fill: Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K. 338 (Rafael Kubelík, conductor) ]


Wednesday, August 18: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-20 (DWF 20-20)

Ticciati at the Berlin Music Festival

Locations: Philharmonie, Berlin (1-5); Mozart Hall; Schwetzingen Palace (6-7)
Performed by: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (1-5); Conductor: Robin Ticciati (1-5)  
Grau-Schumacher piano duo (5-7); Soloist: Lisa Batiashvili (3); Jens Hilse, percussion (5)
Henrik Magnus Schmidt, percussion (5)
(1) PURCELL: March from Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
(2) BIRTWHISTLE: Cortege – A Ceremony for 14 musicians
(3) PROKOFIEV: Violin concerto No. 1 in D Major, op. 19
(4) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasy on a theme by Thomas Tallis
(5) BARTOK: Concerto for two pianos, percussion and orchestra, Sz 115
(6) BARTOK: Seven pieces from Mikrokosmos, version for for two pianos
(7) BRAHMS: Sonata in F Minor for two pianos, op. 34b, first movement


Thursday August 19: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-07)

CONDUCTOR: Manfred Honeck; SOLOIST(S): Leif Ove Andsnes, piano*

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major, K.482*

Bruckner (Ed. Nowak) Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major, Romantic [1878-80 revision]

[SFS fill: Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments; SFS/MTT 1999-06-24; Davies Symphony Hall]


Sunday August 22: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-48)

In That Final Year

Schubert: Fantasy in C major for Violin and Piano, D. 934, Op. 159;  

Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Juho Pohjonen, Piano

Mendelssohn: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 80.  The Pacifica Quartet


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 21-08)

Johan Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043 (c. 1730)

Todd Phillips & Daniel Phillips, violin solos; Martin Beaver, violin; Owen Dalby, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello; Mark Tatum, double bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord  (Performed August 5, 2017 at St. Francis Auditorium)

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23 (1930)

Leon Fleisher, piano; Cho Liang Lin & Ariel Shamai, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello

(Performed in 1999 at St. Francis Auditorium)