Evening Concert

Weekly Listings for the “Evening Concerts” Mon Dec 6 - Sun Dec 12, 2021


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC. 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 & 12, 2021


Monday, December 6: The New York Philharmonic (NYP 22-11)

Mahler Symphonies 1 and 4

MAHLER: Symphony No. 1 Zubin Mehta, Conductor

MAHLER: Symphony No. 4 Reri Grist, Soprano Leonard Bernstein, Conductor


Tuesday, December 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 21-50)

Søndergård & Gavrylyuk

Sibelius: Nocturne and Ballade from King Christian II Suite, Op. 27

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23 Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano

Schumann: Von fremden Ländern und Menschen from Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 1 Alexander Gavrylyuk

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 13

[CSO fill: Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 Jean Martinon, conductor]


Wednesday, December 8: Carnegie Hall Live (10TH Anniversary Season) (CHL 21-10)

Folk Inspired

Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer, conductor

Bartók - Hungarian Peasant Songs

Liszt  - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major with Marc-André Hamelin

Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio -  Dvořák - Piano Trio No. 4 “Dumky”

San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor - Mahler - Symphony No. 10 (Adagio)

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano - Bartók - Suite Op. 14


Thursday December 9: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 21-10)

CONDUCTOR: Zubin Mehta SOLOIST: Yefim Bronfman, piano

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

Brahms: Symphony No. 2

[LAP fill: Williams Star Wars: Suite Los Angeles Philharmonic; Zubin Mehta, conductor]


Sunday December 5: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-12)

From Paris

L. Boulanger: Trois Morceaux for Piano Wu Han, Piano

Françaix: L’heure du berger for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano

Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; Sebastian Manz, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn; Michael Brown, Piano

Stravinsky: Petrushka for Piano, Four Hands Lucille Chung, Piano I; Alessio Bax, Piano II


Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 21-37)

Latin American Saxophone

Though it is not the most prominent instrument in classical music, the saxophone is versatile and powerful. And many Latin American composers have shown their love for this instrument, including Heitor Villa-Lobos, Paquito D’Rivera, and Roberto Sierra.
Arturo Márquez: Portales de madrugada. Cuarteto de Saxofones de México. Portales de madrugada
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Fantasia for Soprano Sax. Mario Marzi, sax; Orchestra Giuseppe Verdi di Milano; Hansjorg Schellenberger, conductor
Aldemaro Romero: Saxophone Suite. Quartetto di Sassofoni Accademia
Roberto Sierra: Caribbean Rhapsody. James Carter, saxophone; Regina Carter, violin; The Akua Dixon String Quartet
Roberto Sierra: Concerto for Saxophones and Orchestra-Rítmico. James Carter, saxophone; Sinfonia Varsivia Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor