Evening Concert

Start your week of “Evening Concerts” with Sibelius and end it with Schubert


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JULY 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 & AUG 1, 2021


Monday, July 26: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-44)

Gilbert & Bronfman Perform Lindberg, Prokofiev, and Sibelius

Alan Gilbert, Conductor; Yefim Bronfman, Piano; From European Tour


PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor    

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 in D Major

[NYP fill: STRAVINSKY: Fireworks; NYP/Stravinsky, cond.; and TCHAIKOVSKY: Scherzo from Symphony No. 2; NYP/Stravinsky, cond.]


Tuesday, July 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-31)

Adolph “Bud” Herseth’s Centennial 

(Sun., Jul 25, 2021 was the 100th Birthday of Herseth)

(Herseth was Principal Trumpet of the CSO 1948 – 2001)

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; CSO/Rafael Kubelik

Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion, and String Orchestra;
CSO/Jean Martinon; Donald Peck, flute; Ray Still, oboe; Clark Brody, clarinet; Willard Elliot, bassoon; Adolph Herseth, trumpet; Dale Clevenger, horn; Jay Friedman, trombone; Donald Koss, timpani

Ives: The Unanswered Question; CSO/Morton Gould; Adolph Herseth, trumpet

Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major; CSO/Claudio Abbado; Adolph Herseth

R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30; CSO/Fritz Reiner


Wednesday, July 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-17 (DWF 20-17)

Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Part Four

Location: Pronstorf Country Estate

Performed by: Nordic String Quartet (1,2,3,)
Concerto Copenhagen (4,5)
(1) NIELSEN: String quartet No. 1 in G Minor, op. 13 (26:39)
(2) SIBELIUS: Voces intimae. String quartet in D Minor, op. 56 (29:47)
(3) LARSSON: Intimate miniatures, op. 20, 1st and 2nd movements (05:41)
(4) GADE: String octet in F Major, op. 17 (31:17)
(5) NIELSEN: Little suite in A Minor for strings, op. 1 (16:05)

Thursday July 29: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-04) (4th in series)

CONDUCTOR: Cristian Măcelaru; SOLOIST(S): Jacob Nissly, percussion*

Schoenberg, Adam (b. 11-15-80, USA, no relation to Arnold S.): Losing Earth*

Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps

Mussorgsky (Orch. Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition

[SFS fill: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Alexander Barantschik 2009-04-29; Davies Symphony Hall]


Sunday August 1: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-45)

The Versatile Trio

Beethoven Trio in B-flat major for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 11

Jose Franch-Ballester, Clarinet; Gary Hoffman, Cello; Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

Smetana Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 15

Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano; Ida Kavafian, Violin; Gary Hoffman, Cello

AND Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 21-05)

Schubert: String Quartet in C Minor, D. 703, "Quartettsatz" (1820)  Escher String Quartet

(Performed July 23, 2019 at St. Francis Auditorium)

Oliver Knussen: Requiem: Songs for Sue, Op. 33 (2006) Tony Arnold, soprano; Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor; Bart Feller, flute; Tara Helen O’Connor, alto flute; Chen Halevi & Todd Levy, clarinets; Stephen Ahearn, bass clarinet; Julie Landsman & Julia Pilant, horns; Andrew Russo, piano & celeste; Lynn Gorman DeVelder, harp; David Tolen, percussion; L. P. How & John Largess, violas; Anssi Karttunen & Felix Fan, cellos; Marji Danilow, bass (Performed July 27, 2012 at St. Francis Auditorium)

Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3, “Razumovsky” (1805) Orion Quartet

(Performed July 16, 2018 at St. Francis Auditorium)