Evening Concert

On this week’s “Evening Concert” programs music from Dvorak to Messiaen and in between


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUNE 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 & 13, 2021


Monday June 7: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-37)

Christoph Dohnanyi conductor and Frank Peter Zimmerman

SCHNITTKE: (K)ein Sommernachtstraum.  DVORAK: Violin Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”.  SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4


Tuesday, June 8: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-24)

Muti & Ma

Mason Bates (b. 1977, USA): The B-Sides, Five Pieces for Orchestra and Electronica

Schumann: Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129.  Strauss: Aus Italien.  Liszt: Les préludes


Wednesday, June 9: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-2021 (DWF 20-10)

Early Music in Knechtsteden, Part One

Performed by: Danae Dörken, piano (1-13,17); Kiveli Dörken, piano (1-12,14-17)
Kerstin Dietl, soprano (2,4,6,8,12,17); Magdalena Hinz, mezzo-soprano (4,6,9,12,17)
Andreas Post, tenor (3,6,11,12,17); Carsten Krüger, bass-baritone (5,6,10,12,17)
Yamen Saadi, violin (18); Jamila Asgarzade, violin (18); Katrin Spiegel, viola (18); Assif Biness, cello (18)
(1) MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture, version for piano-four-hands
(2) SCHUMANN: Introduction, and Tief im Herzen trag ich Pein (Deep in my heart I bear suffering)
(3) SCHUMANN: Oh wie lieblich ist das Mädchen (Oh, how lovely the girl is)
(4) SCHUMANN: Bedeckt mich mit Blumen (Cover me with flowers)
(5) SCHUMANN: Flutenreicher Ebro (Surging River Ebro)
(6) SCHUMANN: Dunkler Lichterglanz, Alle Liebe das kannst du nur sein (Dark light, blind gaze)
(7) MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Intermezzo and A Dance of Clowns
(8) MENDELSSOHN: Neue Liebe (New Love). (9) MENDELSSOHN: Gruss (Greeting)
(10) MENDELSSOHN: Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On the Wings of Song)
(11) MENDELSSOHN: Morgengruss (Morning Greetings)
(12) MENDELSSOHN: Paul, Oratorio: Seid uns gnädig holde Götter (Be Merciful, Dear Gods)
(13) CHOPIN: Sonata in B Minor, op. 58, first movement
(14) MENDELSSOHN: Song Without Words op. 62, No. 2.(15) Song Without Words op. 62, No. 4
(16) MENDELSSOHN: Song Without Words op. 67, No. 1. (17) BRAHMS: Neue Liebeslieder (New Love Songs), Walzes, op. 65. (18) MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, op. 80


Thursday June 10: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 20-21_23)

Juraj Valcuha, conductor; Stefan Jackiw, violin

Debussy: La Mer [PSO fill: Gershwin: “I Got Rhythm”. George Gershwin, piano]

Ravel: La Valse [Encore: Puccini: Intermezzo from Act 3 of “Manon Lescaut”]

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto.  Christopher Rouse: Supplica (World Premiere) [PSO fill: Excerpt from Christopher Rouse: “Rapture”; Mariss Jansons, conductor]


Sunday June 13: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-38)

End of Time

Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

Jörg Widmann, Clarinet; Nicolas Dautricourt, Violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello; Gilles Vonsattel, Piano


Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-51)

The Art of Sequentia

Sequentia was founded by Benjamin Bagby and the late Barbara Thornton, and the ensemble has now been a force in the medieval music world for over forty years. We’ll dive into their extensive discography and hear selections from Dante & the Troubadours, Lost Songs of a Rhineland Harper, Aquitania, and their recordings of the complete works of Hildegard von Bingen. All selections by Sequentia.

Anon.: Lux refulgent.  Orienti oriens.  Congaudet hodie.  Resonemus hoc natali.  Instrumental piece.  
Anon.:  Ad superni regis decus.

Hildegard of Bingen:  O tu suavissima Virga.  Guiraut de Bornelh: Non posc sofrir c’a la dolor.
Folquet de Marseilla: Instrumental piece.
Anon.: Maria, virgo virginum.  Audi, pontus; audi, tellus.  The Song of Fire and Ice.