Evening Concert

Weekly Listings for the “Evening Concerts”  Mon Jan 24 - Sun Jan 30, 2022


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN. 24 – 25 – 26 – 27 & 30, 2022


Monday, January 24: New York Philharmonic (NYP 22-18)

English Composers from Tallis to Britten

ELGAR: Cockaigne Overture; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

TALLIS: Why fumth in Fight… (excerpt); The Sixteen

VAUGHAN‐WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor

VAUGHAN‐WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Green Sleeves; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor

BRITTEN: Libera Me & Agnus Dei from War Requiem;

Kurt Masur, conductor; Carol Vannes, soprano; Jerry Hadley, tenor; Thomsas Hampson, baritone; Westminster Choir; American Boychoir

HOLST: The Planets, Op. 32; Zubin Mehta, conductor


Tuesday, January 25: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 22-04)

Robert Chen Leads Mozart

Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K. 314; Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216 (Strassburg); Robert Chen, violin

Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183

[CSO fill Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314; Ray Still, oboe; Claudio Abbado, conductor]


Wednesday, January 26: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 21-22_04) (New Season)

Anne Martindale Williams Plays Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations 

Sir Mark Elder, conductor; Anne Martindale Williams, cello

Edward Elgar’s Symphony No. 1;

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme;

Richard Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks;

[Fill: Finale from Franz Josef Haydn’s Trio No. 15 for Violin, Cello and Harp in G Major; Anne Martindale Williams, cello; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Gretchen van Hoesen, harp];


Thurs. Jan. 27: This Week fr. China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA 22-04) (New Series)
GUAN Xia: Symphonic Ovt. #1, Theme Music of Passionate Years (excerpt) Wuhan  P.O.Orchestra/SHAO En

[NCPA fill: Chopin: "Andante spianato & Grande polonaise brillante," Op. 22 (excerpt) Bruce Liu, piano]

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major NCPA Orchestra; LÜ Jia, conductor; Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu, piano
Brahms: Nänie, Op. 82 China NCPA Orchestra and Chorus; LÜ Jia, conductor;
GUAN Xia: Symphonic Ovt. #1, Theme Music of Passionate Years (excerpt) Wuhan  P.O.Orchestra/SHAO En

ZHANG Weiliang: Dreamworld for Dizi and Orchestra Beijing Chinese Orchestra; ZHANG Ming, conductor; ZHANG Ming, dizi

[NCPA fill: Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat, "Romantic" (excerpt) Chicago SO; Sir Georg Solti, conductor

Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 in A Major, WAB 106 NCPA Orchestra; LÜ Jia, conductor

GUAN Xia: Symphonic Ovt. #1, Theme Music of Passionate Years (excerpt) Wuhan  P.O.Orchestra/SHAO En


Sunday January 30: Chamber Mus. Soc. of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-19)

Instrumental Textures
Haydn: Quartet in F major for Strings, Hob. III:82, Op. 77, No. 2; Orion String Quartet
Reicha: Quintet in E-flat major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn, Op. 88, #2;  Adam Walker, Flute; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; David Shifrin, Clarinet; Marc Goldberg, Bassoon; David Jolley, Horn


Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 21-44)

Rhythms of South America

Fiesta explores the many rhythms and beats of South America. These contagious folk grooves
have been taken by classical composers and brought into the concert hall. Host Elbio Barilari
shares some of his favorite uses of these popular rhythms.

Alberto Ginastera: Danza final (Malambo) from Estancia. London SO; Gisele Ben-Dor, conductor

Inocente Carreno: Margaritena. Orquesta Filarmonica de Bogata; Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor

Gentil Montana: Suite Colombiana No. 2. Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
Mozart Camargo Guarnieri: Tres Danzas para Orchesta. Simon Bolivar SO; Maximiano Valdes, conductor

Lamarque Pons: Candombe, from Ballet Suite After Figari. Orquesta Filarmonica de Montevideo; Federico Garcia Vigil, conductor