Evening Concert

Weekly Listings for the “Evening Concerts” Mon Dec 27, 2021 - Sun Jan 2, 2022


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC. 27 – 28 – 29 – 30, 2021 & JAN 2, 2022


Monday, December 27: New York Philharmonic (NYP 22-14)

“NYP Jukebox—Winter Holiday”

STRAUSS, II: Overture to Die Fledermaus; Danny Kaye/Zubin Mehta, conductors

MOZART: German Dance in C, K. 605, “Sleigh Ride”; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

BERNARD: Winter Wonderland; Skitch Henderson, conductor

SUESSDORF: Moonlight in Vermont; Skitch Henderson, conductor

ANDERSON: Sleigh Ride; Skitch Henderson, piano and conductor

GRIEG/SEIDL: No. 4, March of the Dwarfs from Lyric Suite; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

VIVALDI: Winter from The Four Seasons; Frank Huang, violin/leader

VAUGHAN‐WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Greensleeves; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

POULENC: Gloria in G; Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Judith Blegen, soprano; Westminster Choir

PROKOFIEV: Lt. Kije Suite, Op. 60: Troika; Skitch Henderson, conductor

PROKOFIEV: 3 Selections from Winter Bonfire‐Children’s Suite, Op. 122: No. 2 Winter Holiday;

No. 4 Around the Bonfire; No. 8 Home Again; Skitch Henderson, piano/ conductor

TCHAIKOVKSY: Selections from The Nutcracker; Alan Gilbert conductor

MAHLER: Movement 1 from Symphony No. 4; Lorin Maazel, conductor

OFFENBACH: Ballet of the Snowflakes from Le Voyage dans la lune; Bramwell Tovey, conductor

HUMPERDINCK: Children’s Prayer from Hansel und Gretel; Andre Kostelanetz, conductor


Tuesday, December 28: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 21-52)

Heras-Casado & Trpčeski

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Major, Op. 30; Simon Trpčeski, p.; Pablo Heras-Casado, cond.

Tchaikovsky/Pletnev: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker; Simon Trpčeski, piano

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 (Winter Dreams); Pablo Heras-Casado, cond.

[CSO fill: Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet, and Strings; Edward Druzinsky, harp; Donald Peck, flute; Clark Brody, clarinet; Jean Martinon, conductor]


Wednesday, Dec. 29: Carnegie Hall Live (CHL 21-13)

National Youth Orchestra of the USA

NYO-USA / Marin Alsop, conductor: Mahler - Symphony No. 1 in D

NYO- USA / Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Mozart - Piano Concerto No.  22 (Emanuel Ax, piano)

NYO-USA / David Robertson, conductor: Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpts)


Thursday December 30: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 21-13)

An All-Tchaikovsky program

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 LA Phil.; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Daniill Trifonov, piano

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 Los Angeles Philharmonic; Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, conductor
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings Boston Symphony Orchestra; Charles Munch, conductor


Sunday January 2: Chamber Mus. Soc. of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-15)

Romanticism Through the Ages
Zemlinsky: Trio in D minor for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 3
David Shifrin, Clarinet; Keith Robinson, Cello; Wu Qian, Piano
Mendelssohn: Sonata in D major for Cello and Piano, Op. 58; Huw Watkins, Piano; Paul Watkins, Cello


Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 21-40):

Martha Argerich: Argentine Piano Master
One of the greatest living pianists, Martha Argerich’s career has brought her from Argentina to around the world. Fiesta pays tribute to this piano master and her long and fruitful career, including her performances of the giants of Latin American classical music.

Alberto Ginastera: Danza argentina, Op. 2 No. 1; Martha Argerich, p.
Carlos Guastavino: Tres Romances Argentinos; Martha Argerich & Mauricio Vallina, pianos
Manuel de Falla: Noches en los Jardines de España; Orchestre de Paris; Daniel Barenboim, conductor; Martha
Argerich, piano
Astor Piazzolla: Milonga del Angel; Martha Argerich & Daniel Rivera, pianos; Lyda Chen, viola; Enrique Fagone, double bass; Néstor Marconi, bandoneon
Alberto Ginastera: Danza argentina, Op. 2 No. 3