Evening Concert

Evening Concert Listings for the week of Mon Oct 4 - Sun Oct 10, 2021


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF OCTOBER 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 & 10, 2021


Monday, October 4: The New York Philharmonic (NYP 22-02)

Zweden Conducts Mozart and Shostakovich

CONDUCTOR: Jaap van Zweden

SOLOISTS: Sheryl Staples, Violin; Cynthia Phelps, Viola

MOZART: Sinfonia concertante, K.364/320d

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 8

[NYP fill: BRAHMS: Tragic Overture (Alan Gilbert/NYP) from iTunes pass]


Tuesday, October 5: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 21-41)

Celebrating Margaret Hillis's Centennial

Brahms: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen from A German Requiem, Op. 45 Chicago Symphony Chorus/ Margaret Hillis, director/ Sir Georg Solti, conductor Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1978 Recording

Bartók: Cantata profana John Aler, tenor; John Tomlinson, bass; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Margaret Hillis, director; Pierre Boulez, conductor

Verdi: Messa da Requiem Leontyne Price, soprano; Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano; Veriano Luchetti, tenor; José van Dam, bass-baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Margaret Hillis, director; Sir Georg Solti, conductor


Wednesday, October 6: Carnegie Hall Live (10th Anniversary Season) (CHL 21-01) (First in series of 13)


Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Bernstein  - On the Waterfront Suite

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (with Lang Lang, Chick Corea and Maxim Lando)

Thomas Hampson, bass-baritone and Wolfram Rieger, piano

Higdon - Civil Words (excerpts)

Burleigh - Ethiopia Saluting the Colors

Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin, pianos

Stravinsky - Tango for Two Pianos

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello and Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano

Barber - Cello Sonata

San Francisco Symphony  / Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Gershwin - An American in Paris 


Thursday October 7: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 21-01) (First in series of 13)

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate  (Soloist: Nadine Sierra, soprano)
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story


Sunday October 10: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-03)

Quartet Evolution I

Haydn: Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Hob. III:1, Op. 1, No. 1, “La chasse” Danish String Quartet

Beethoven: Quartet in C major for Strings, Op. 59, No. 3, “Razumovsky” Danish String Quartet

AND Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 21-28)

Villa-Lobos: Folk Traveler

Host, Elbio Barilari takes you on a journey through Brazil with the music of Heitor Villa-Lobos. Early in his life Villa-Lobos traveled the Brazilian countryside learning folk songs that he would eventually incorporate into his symphonic works. Included in this program is his famous Brazilian Folk Suite

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2: III. Tocata (O Trenzinho do Caipira). Antonio Menezes, cello; Cristina Ortiz, piano

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Choros No. 5- Alma Brasileira, Valsa da Dor, A Lenda do Caboclo. Nelson Freire, piano

Heitor Villa-Lobos:Cair da tarde & Selva Amazónica (from Floresta do Amazonas). Renée Fleming, soprano; Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra; Alfred Heller, conductor 

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Suite Popular Brasileña.Pablo De Giusto, guitar

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Trenzinho caipira (Country Train). Brazilian Symphony Orchestra; David Machado, conductor

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5.Renée Fleming, soprano; New World Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor