Evening Concert

Concertos, Symphonies and more on a new week of “Evening Concert” programs


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 & 21, 2021


Monday March 15: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-25)

The program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine per NYP change.

Repeat broadcast, dated references at the beginning and end of program.

Haitink Conducts Webern and Beethoven

WEBERN: Im Sommerwind 

BERG: Violin Concerto (Alan Gilbert, conductor; Leonidas Kavakos, violin)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”


Tuesday, March 16: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-12)

Janowski Conducts Beethoven & Wagner

Conductor: Marek Janowski

Weber: Overture to Euryanthe  

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

Wagner: Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 3; and Prelude to Act 1

[CSO fill: Mozart: Porgi amor from The Marriage of Figaro (excerpt)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Riccardo Muti; Margaret Price, soprano; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra] [CSO fill: Mozart: Bassoon Concerto, K. 191 (Claudio Abbado, conductor; Willard Elliot, bassoon)]


Wednesday, March 17: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 20-11)

CONDUCTOR: Stefan Asbury SOLOIST(S): Joyce Yang, piano

Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture, Opus 36

Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 23

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Opus 44

[MSO fill: Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra/Edo de Waart]


Thursday March 18: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 20-21_11)

Christoph König, conductor; Tim Fain, violin

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6

RESPIGHI: Overture to Belfagor

GLASS: Violin Concerto No. 2

[PSO fill: Encore: Selections from Kevin Puts’ “Arches”]; [Fill: Philip Glass’ “The Winter Song”; All City Senior High School Band; Stanley Levin, conductor]


Sunday March 21: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-26)

Haydn and Mendelssohn

Haydn: Trio in A major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Hob. XV:18

Wu Han, Piano; Ani Kavafian, Violin; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello

Mendelssohn: Double Concerto in D minor for Violin, Piano, and Strings

Benjamin Beilman, Violin Solo; Wu Han, Piano; Kristin Lee, Violin; Sean Lee, Violin; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Blake Hinson, Double Bass; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Blake Hinson, Double Bass

Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-39)  

Music for St. Nicholas

This week's show presents music in honor of St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra, from the 12th through the 15th centuries, performed by Ensemble Peregrina. We'll also hear instrumental arrangements of medieval songs performed by the Folger Consort.

Hugo de Lantins: Celsa sublimator Victoria; Le Miroir de Musique
Guillaume Dufay: O Gemma Lux; Huelgas Ensemble
Anon.: Confessor dei Nicholaus; Cantu mirro, summa laudes Anonymous 4
Anon.: Gaudeat ecclesia; Sanctissimo pontifici; Nicholaus pontifex; St. Godric songs; Incompara-Biliter; Anon.: Alleluia. Tumba sancti Nycholai; Nicholaus inclitus: Ensemble Peregrina
Jehan Lescurel: Set of songs; The Folger Consort A Medieval Tapestry Bard
Anon.: Nicholai presulis; Ensemble Peregrina Miracula- Medieval Music for Saint Nicholas Tacet
Anon.: Stampede; Ensemble Peregrina Miracula- Medieval Music for Saint Nicholas Tacet
Raimbaut de Vaqueras: Kalenda Maia; The Folger Consort A Medieval Tapestry Bard