Evening Concert

Music from Schubert to Brahms and others on this week’s “Evening Concert” programs


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 & 9, 2021


Monday May 3: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-32)

Masur Conducts Schubert and Shostakovich

Conductor: Kurt Masur

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, Unfinished

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar” (Sergei Leiferkus, baritone)


Tuesday, May 4: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-19)

Haitink Conducts Beethoven

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72a

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

Beethoven: Grosse fuge in B-flat Major for String Quartet, Op. 133 (Nathan Cole and Akiko Tarumoto, violins; Max Raimi, viola; Kenneth Olsen, cello)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 (Pastorale)


Wednesday, May 5: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2020-2021 (DWF 20-05)

Young Euro Classic, part one

Location: Konzerthaus, Berlin
Performed by: CAERUS chamber ensemble (1,2,3,4,8,10)
Soloist: Jonian-Ilias Kadesha, violin (5,6)
Vashti Hunter, cello (5,6)
Pablo Hernán Benedí, violin (7)
Tim Crawford, violin (7)
Karolina Errera, viola (7)
Vashti Hunter, cello (7)
Danae Dörken, piano (9)
Siobhan Stagg, soprano (11)
Dionysis Grammenos, clarinet (11)
Julien Quentin, piano (11)
Jeongree Park, bass-baritone (12,13)
Bang-In Jung, piano (12,13)
Schaghajegh Nosrati, piano (14)
Yamen Saadi, violin (15)
Katrin Spiegel, viola (15)
Samuel Shepherd, cello (16)
Mengjie Han, piano (16)
Amatis Trio (17)

(1) FISCHER: Festival hymn for Young Euro Classic (01:25)
(2) SKALKOTTAS: Epirotikos, No. 1 of the Greek Dances (01:39)
(3) SKALKOTTAS: Kritikos, No. 2 of the Greek Dances (02:07)
(4) SKALKOTTAS: Klephtikos, No. 3 of the Greek Dances (01:58)
(5) SKALKOTTAS: Duo for violin and cello, finale (06:08)
(6) XENAKIS: Dhipli Zyia for violin and cello (04:11)
(7) MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo in A Minor for string quartet, op. 81 (04:00)
(8) MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No. 2 in D Major (11:48)
(9) KALOMIRIS: Preludes for piano: Nos. 1 and 3 (03:44)
(10) BARTOK: Rhapsody No. 1 for violin and strings, Sz. 87 (09:53)
(11) SCHUBERT: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock) (11:35)
(12) SCHUBERT: Gruppe aus dem Tartarus (Group from Hades), D. 583 (03:26)
(13) SCHUBERT: Erlkönig (King of the Elves), D. 328 (04:25)
(14) BACH: Excerpts from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 (15:31)
(15) MOZART: Duo in G Major for violin and viola, K. 423 (13:43)
(16) WEBERN: Three little pieces for cello and piano, Opus 11 (02:28)
(17) J. STRAUSS: Tritsch Tratsch Polka op. 214 (02:50)


Thursday May 6: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 20-21_18)

Juraj Valcuha, conductor; Franceso Piemontesi, piano

SMETANA: The Moldau

DVORAK: Piano Concerto

MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague”

DVORAK: Carnival Overture


Sunday May 9: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-33)

Opposing Forces

Fauré: Fantasy for Flute and Piano, Op. 79

Adam Walker, Flute; Michael Brown, Piano

Brahms: Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26

Juho Pohjonen, Piano; Danbi Um, Violin; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Jan Vogler, Cello


Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-46)

The Sorrows of Josquin

2021 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Josquin. This week's episode of Early Music Now presents some of his best-loved laments, plus his extraordinary setting ofMiserere mei Deus. We'll hear performances by Cappella Amsterdam and the Hilliard Ensemble.

Josquin des Prez: Nymphes des Bois Cappella Amsterdam
Josquin des Prez: Absolve quaesumus Domine Cappella Amsterdam
Josquin des Prez (?): Absalon fili mi The Hilliard Ensemble
Josquin des Prez: Mille Regretz Hesperion XXI
Josquin des Prez/Narvaez: Mille Regretz Arianna Savall, harp
Josquin des Prez: Je me complains The Hilliard Ensemble
Josquin des Prez: Je ne me puis tenir The Hilliard Ensemble
Josquin des Prez: Nimphes, nappes Capella de la Torre
Josquin des Prez: Miserere mei Deus The Hilliard Ensemble
Josquin des Prez: Ave Maria The Hilliard Ensemble
Josquin des Prez: Untitled Ensemble Leones