Evening Concert

Music of Mozart, Brahms, and others on this week’s “Evening Concert"s


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUGUST 9 – 10 – 11 – 12 & 15, 2021


Monday, August 9: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-46)

Wagner, Gruber, Mozart

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll; Alan Gilbert. conductor

H.K. Gruber (b. 1943, Austria): Aerial: Concerto for Trumpet & Large Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor; Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet

Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183; Alan Gilbert, conductor

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde; Alan Gilbert, conductor

[NYP fill: Wagner: Siegfried’s Rhine Journey and Funeral Music from “Twilight of the Gods” The New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein]


Tuesday, August 10: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-33)

Conductor James Gaffigan & Percussionist Cynthia Yeh

Avner Dorman (b. 1975 Israel): Eternal Rhythm; Cynthia Yeh, percussion

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 65

[CSO fill: Ravel: Bolero; Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Sir Georg Solti]


Wednesday, August 11: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-18 (DWF 20-19)

Tensions in Berlin: Part Two
Location: Church of Jesus Christ, Berlin (1-3,6-7)
Gustav Rivinius, cello (1,4); Lars Vogt, piano (1,2,3,5,6); Antje Weithaas, violin (2);
Christian Tetzlaff, violin (3,6); Anna Rita Hitaj, piano (4); Alina Ibragimova, violin (5);
Sharon Kam, clarinet (7); Isabelle Faust, violin (7); Vilde Frang, violin (7);
Barbara Buntrock, viola (7); Julian Steckel, cello (7)
(1) JANACEK: Pohadka (Fairy Tale), three pieces for cello and piano
(2) BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C Minor for violin and piano, op. 30, No. 2, first movement
(3) BARTOK: Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano, 1st movement
(4) BOULANGER: Three pieces for cello and piano, Nos. 2 and 3
(5) DEBUSSY: Violin sonata in G Minor, third movement
(6) BARTOK: Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano, 2nd movement
(7) BRAHMS: Quintet in B Minor for clarinet and string quartet, op. 115  


Thursday August 12: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-06)

Simone Young Guest Conducts

R. Strauss: Metamorphosen for Strings

Wagner: Act I from “Die Walküre”; Emily Magee, Soprano; Stuart Skelton, Tenor; Ain Anger, Bass

[SFS fill: Copland: Quiet City; Michael Tilson Thomas 2009-09-27; Davies Symphony Hall]


Sunday August 15: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-47)

The Best of Mozart

Mozart: Quintet in B‐flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 174; Sean Lee, Violin I; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin II; Mark Holloway, Viola I; Matthew Lipman, Viola II; David Requiro, Cello

Mozart: Quintet in E‐flat major for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano, K. 452; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; Sebastian Manz, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn; Michael Brown, Piano

AND Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 21-07)

Mozart: Trio in E-flat major for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, K. 498, “Kegelstatt” (1786); Todd Levy, clarinet; Brett Dean, viola; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A Minor for Violin, Viola & Two Cellos, Op. 35, No. 2 (1894); Benny Kim, violin; Lily Francis, viola; Eric Kim & Gary Hoffman, cellos
Notes: These performances were recorded in Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival's 2012 40th anniversary season.