Evening Concert

A new week of “Evening Concert” programs: Beethoven to Elgar and ...


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JULY 19 – 20 – 21 – 22 & 25, 2021


Monday, July 19: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-43)

Gilbert & Ax Perform Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Smith, and Van Cao

Alan Gilbert, Conductor

From Recorded at the Hanoi Opera House as part of the Asia Horizons Tour in 2009

VAN CAO: Quoc Ca (Vietnam Natl. Anthem) SMITH: The StarSpangled Banner

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Emanuel Ax, Piano) (NYP Release)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 (NYP Release)

MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo in G minor from Octet for Strings

BEETHOVEN: Overture to Egmont


Tuesday, July 20: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-30)

Muti Conducts Verdi Requiem

Verdi: Overture to I vespri siciliani

Verdi: Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, chorus director)

Verdi: Messa da Requiem (Barbara Frittoli, soprano; Olga Borodina, mezzo-soprano; Mario Zeffiri, tenor; Ildar Abdrazakov, bass; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, chorus director)


Wednesday, July 21: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-16 (DWF 20-16)

Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Part Three

Location: Pronstorf Country Estate
Performed by: Musica Ficta (1,2,3,6,8,9,10); Danish Piano Duo (4,5); Albrecht Mayer Ensemble (11);
Blum & Haugaard Ensemble (12,13); Louise Odgaard, soprano (1); Michala Petri, recorder (7);
Lars Hannibal, guitar (7); Ann-Christin Wesser Ingels, soprano (8);

Lauritz Jakob Thomsen, baritone (9); Helene Blum, vocalist (12,13);
(1) NIELSEN: Solen er så rød, Mor (The sun is so red, mother) (01:55)
(2) NIELSEN: Nu lyser løv i lunde (Now the leaves shine in the forests) (01:49)
(3) NIELSEN: Tunge, mørke natteskyer (Heavy dark clouds of night) (03:12)
(4) NIELSEN: Five piano pieces, op. 3 (07:42)
(5) NIELSEN: Symphony No. 3 in D minor, op. 27, arranged for piano-four-hands (33:55)
(6) NIELSEN: Jens Vejmand (02:57)
(7) NIELSEN: Humorous Bagatelles, op. 11, adapted for flute and guitar (06:57)
(8) NIELSEN: Tidt er jeg glad (Sometimes I am happy) (02:43)
(9) NIELSEN: Hvor sødt i Sommeraftenstunden (How sweet the hours on a summer evening) (02:53)
(10) NIELSEN: Hør, hvor let dens Vinger smækker (Hear how lightly his wings beat) (01:08)
(11) NIELSEN: Quintet for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon, op. 43 (26:24)
(12) NIELSEN: Gadevisen (04:07) (13) NIELSEN: Psalm, Carl's Waltz and Polka (06:27)


Thursday July 22: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-03) (3rd in series)

Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

Stravinsky: Canticum sacrum (Nicholas Phan, Tenor; Tyler Duncan, Baritone; SFS Chorus)

Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms [1948 revision] (SFS Chorus)

Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, H.VIIb:2 (Oliver Herbert, cello)

Stravinsky: Symphony of Three Movements

[SFS fill: Stravinsky: Suite from the Firebird. MTT, conductor. 1999/09/15; Davies Symphony Hall]

Sunday July 25: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-44)


Respighi: Sonata in B minor for Violin and Piano. Paul Huang, Violin; Alessio Bax, Piano

Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor for Strings, Op. 44, No. 2. Escher String Quartet

AND Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 21-04) (New series: Ep. 4)

Béla Bartók: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, Sz. 111 (1938)

Ida Kavafian, violin; Chen Halevi, clarinet; Kirill Gerstein, piano

(Performed July 26, 2012 at St. Francis Auditorium)

Sir Edward William Elgar: Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84 (1918-19)

Jeremy Denk, piano; Tokyo String Quartet (Martin Beaver & Kikuei Ikeda, violins; Kazuhide Isomura, viola; Clive Greensmith, cello)

(Performed August 19, 2012 at Lensic Performing Arts Center)