Evening Concert

“Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”, Beethoven’s 1st Symphony and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week (Monday, December 8 - Sunday, December 14) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9, it’s Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” from Hitzaker, Germany; Beethoven’s 1st Symphony from the CSO; Prokofiev’s 3rd Piano Concerto with Yuja Wang and the Cleveland Orchestra; Stravinsky’s “The Fairy’s Kiss” and Petrushka” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, and Sunday chamber music from “Lincoln Center” and “Spoleto”.

WILL-FM      The Evening Concert & Prairie Performances 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (M – F & SUN)


WEEK OF DECEMBER 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 - 12 & 14, 2014


Monday December 8: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-21)

Summer Music Days in Hitzaker

Mozart: Serenade No. 13 in G for Strings, K. 525, Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Academy of Early Music Berlin

Leoš Janácek: Concertino for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon. Konstantin Lifschitz, piano; Matthias Lingenfelder, violin; Jens Oppermann, violin; Matthias Buchholz, viola; Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Diego Chenna, bassoon;

Franz Benda: Violin Concerto in A Major. Academy of Early Music Berlin; Carolin Widmann, violin

Boccherini: Quintet in C, op.30, no. 6: 7th movement. Academy of Early Music Berlin

Sándor Veress (1907-1992): Sonatina for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon. Christian Hommel, oboe; Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Diego Chenna, bassoon
Beethoven: Septet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20. Auryn Quartet; Frithjof-Martin Grabner, double bass; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Diego Chenna, bassoon

Recorded by North German Radio (NDR) in the Verdo Hall, Hitzacker on July 27 & 30, 2013


Tuesday December 9: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #14-49)

Bernard Labadie and Marc André Hamelin play Haydn and Beethoven

Henri-Joseph Rigel (1741-1799): Symphony in C Minor

Haydn: Piano Concerto in D major (Marc-André Hamelin, piano)

Joseph Martin Kraus (1756 – 1792): Symphony in E Minor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major

[CSO fill: Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (Osmo Vänskä, conductor)]


Wednesday December 10: Cleveland Orchestra COR (#14-20)

Blossom Festival Concert
Jahja Ling, conductor; *Yuja Wang, piano
RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances.     *PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV “Capriccio espagnole”

[COR fill: RESPIGHI: Church Windows. Franz Welser-Most, cond.; Severance Hall 01-05-04]


Thursday December 11: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#15-10)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; “A Dancer’s Dream”

Stravinsky: The Fairy's Kiss.    

Stravinsky: Petrushka

[NYP Fill Music: Tchaikovsky: Selections from The Nutcracker (From NYP 11-16)]


Friday December 12:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

Champaign-Urbana Symphony (10/25/14) Voyages Stephen Alltop, conductor;

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26

*Corigliano: Voyage for Flute and Strings. Mary Leathers Chapman, flute

Wiliams: Escapades for Alto Saxophone & Orchestra from Catch Me If You Can (film score, 2002). Debra Richtmeyer, saxophone

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op.35


Sunday December 14: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-11)                       

Mozart: Sonata in C major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 521. Juho Pohjonen, piano; Wu Han, piano

Mozart: Divertimento in D major for Oboe, Two Horns, and Strings, K. 251. Stephen Taylor, oboe; Julie Landsman, horn; Michelle Baker, horn; Nelson Lee, violin; Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass.

and      Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (#14-11)
Vivaldi:   Chamber Concerto for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, and Violin in G Min., RV 107. Tara Helen O' Connor, flt; James Austin Smith, ob; Peter Kolkay, bsn; Daniel Phillips, vln; Chris Costanza, vcl; Pedja Muzijevic, hpschd 

Osvaldo Golijov (b. 1960):  Mariel for Cello and Marimba. Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Steven Schick, percussion

Lanner:   Die Romantiker waltz, Op. 167. Geoff Nuttall, violin; Livia Sohn, violin; Misha Amory, viola; Anthony Manzo, double bass

Prokofiev:   Quintet in G Minor (from the ballet Trapeze), Op. 39. Todd Palmer, clarinet; James Austin Smith, oboe; Livia Sohn, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Anthony Manzo, double bass