Evening Concert

Evening Concert Weekly Listings Mon Feb 28 - Sun Mar 6, 2022


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB. 28 – MAR. 1 – 2 – 3 & 6, 2022


Monday, February 28: New York Philharmonic (NYP 22-23)

Mussorgsky, Kancheli, Borodin, and Shostakovich

MUSSORGSKY/RIMSKY‐KORSAKOV: Khovanshchina: Prelude: Dawn on the Moskva River

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

KANCHELI: And Farewell Goes Out Sighing… Gidon Kremer, violin; Derek Ragain, counter-tenor; Kurt Masur conductor

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia.  Leonard Bernstein, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60, "Leningrad".  Leonard Bernstein, conductor


Tuesday, March 1: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 22-09)

Muti Conducts Beethoven 3

Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Overture to L'Amant anonyme

Bizet: Roma

Price: Andante moderato

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 (Eroica)


Wednesday, March 2: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 21-22_09)

Emanuel Ax Plays Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto

Music Director Manfred Honeck, conductor; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; tenor Paul Appleby

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”. Emanuel Ax, piano

[Encore: Schumann: “Widmung”; Emanuel Ax, piano; Paul Appleby, tenor]

[Fill: excerpt from Beethoven: Symphony No. 5; Manfred Honeck, conductor]

Berlioz: “Te Deum”; Paul Appleby, tenor; Larry Allen, organ; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director; Pittsburgh Youth Chorus; Shawn Funk, director


Thurs. Mar. 3: This Week fr. China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA 22-09 of 13)
Debussy:  La mer.  NCPA Orchestra/LÜ Jia, conductor

ZHAO Jiping: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in D Minor, “The Disillusioned Dream” 

NCPA Orchestra/LÜ Jia, conductor; LI-WEI Qin, cello

Beethoven:  Egmont, Op. 84 Prometheus Overture; Coriolan Overture; Fidelio Overture  

NCPA Orchestra/LÜ Jia, conductor; SONG Yuanming, soprano; SUN Qiang, narrator

SHI Guangnan; Lyrics: Xiaoguang, Adapted by DONG Yuexian: On the Hopeful Field
Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Chorus of Beijing Musician's Association/TAN Lihua, conductor

Sunday March 6: Chamber Mus. Soc. of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-24)

Russian Romantics

Arensky: Suite No. 1 for Two Pianos, Op. 15.  Michael Brown, Piano I; Orion Weiss, Piano II

Taneyev: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 30.  Wu Han, Piano; Escher Quartet

And Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 21-49)

18th Century Latino Jewels

Colonial Latin American music is one of hidden treasures of classical music. Fiesta opens the vault sharing baroque and classical music that is as powerful and beautiful as what was coming from Europe at the time. We will share music from Bolivia, Brazil, and Mexico.

Juan García de Zéspedes: Convidando esta la noche. Grupo de Canto Coral; Grupo Canto Choral Chamber Choir; Grupo Canto Choral Baroque Orchestra; Nestor E. Adrenacci, director

Ignacio Parreiras Neves: Salve Regina. 21 Musique des Lumières Jean‐Christophe Frisch, director

Manoel Dias de Oliveira: Miserere and Magnificat. 21 Musique des Lumières Jean‐Christophe Frisch, dir.

Manuel de Zumaya: Lauda Jérusalem. Compañia Musical de las Américas; Maîtrise Nationale de Versailles; La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy; Jean‐Claude Malgoire, director

Anonymous: Sonata chiquitana. 21 Musique des Lumières Jean‐Christophe Frisch, director

Esteban Salas y Castro: Officium Defunctorum. Camerata Vocale Sine Nomine de Cuba, Conjunto de Música Antigua Ars Longa Teresa Paz, director

Anonymous: Pastoreta Ychepe Flauta- 1st movement Florilegium