Evening Concert

What’s on the “Evening Concerts” Mon. Mar. 28 - Sun. Apr. 3, 2022?


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR. 28 – 29 – 30 – 31 & APR. 3, 2022


Monday, March 28: New York Philharmonic (NYP 22-27)

Still, Bartók, Tchaikovsky, and Schoenberg

BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 3 in E Major, Sz. 119.  Philippe Entremont, piano; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

WILLIAM GRANT STILL: Old California. Pierre Monteux, conductor

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, “Pathetique”. Alan Gilbert, conductor

SCHOENBERG: Transfigured Night (Verklarte Nacht). Pierre Boulez, conductor


Tuesday, March 29: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 22-13)

Muti Conducts Beethoven and Gershwin

Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 444. Jennifer Gunn, piccolo

Benshoof, Ken (b. 1933, USA): Concerto in Three Movements for Piccolo and Orchestra. Jennifer Gunn, piccolo

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

Stephenson, James (b. 1969, USA): Bass Trombone Concerto. Charles Vernon, bass trombone

Gershwin: An American in Paris


Wednesday, March 30: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 21-22_13)

A Viennese New Year’s Concert

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Franz von Suppe’s Overture to Light Cavalry;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s Emperor Waltzes, Op. 37; Johann Strauss Jr.’s Hail to Hungary! Polka, Op. 332;

Franz Lehar’s Gold and Silver Waltz, Op. 79;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s At the Double Polka, Op. 348;

Ernest Chausson’s Poeme for Violin and Orchestra; Noa Wildschut, violin

Gershwin’s “It Ain’t Necessarily So” from Porgy and Bess for Violin and Orchestra; Noa Wildschut, violin

Leroy Anderson’s Plink, Plank, Plunk!; Johann Strauss Jr.’s Bandit’s Gallop Polka;

Josef Strauss’ Feuerfest Polka; Johann Strauss’ Radetzky March;

[Fill: Johann Strauss Jr.’s On the Beautiful Blue Danube; Lorin Maazel, conductor;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s Treasure Waltz; Fritz Reiner, conductor; Johann Strauss Jr.’s “Auf der Jagd” Polka; Mariss Jansons, conductor; Josef Strauss’ Dragonfly Polka; Manfred Honeck, conductor]


Thurs. Mar. 31 This Week fr. China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA 22-13)


Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43. NCPA Orchestra/LÜ Jia, conductor

XU Changjun: Dragon Dance for Percussion Instruments and Orchestra. Beijing Chinese Orchestra/ ZHANG Ming, conductor; SONG Yibo, KONG Fanrui, ZHANG Chen, percussion

Wagner: Prelude to Act I from Lohengrin. China NCPA Orchestra/Yu Feng, conductor

CHEN Gang: The Sunshine Spreads on Tashkurghan. Beijing Sym. Orch./ TAN Lihua, cond.; GAO Can, violin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, “Choral”, Op. 125 NCPA Orchestra & Chorus/LÜ Jia, conductor; SONG Yuanming, soprano; ZHU Huiling, alto; XUE Haoyin, tenor; LIANG Li, bass

HANG Qianyi; YUAN Ying (lyrics); CAI Dongzhen (orch.): Themed Artwork Against COVID-19: Silhouette of an Angel. NCPA Orchestra & Chorus/LÜ Jia, conductor


Sunday April 3: Chamber Mus. Soc. of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-28)


Brahms: Zwei Gesänge for Voice, Viola, and Piano, Op. 91

Sasha Cooke, Mezzo Soprano; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Gilbert Kalish, Piano

Dvorák: Trio in F minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 65

Wu Han, Piano; Philip Setzer, Violin; David Finckel, Cello


Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 22-01)

The Sound and the Fury

Latin American classical music is full of passionate and emotional music. Host Elbio Barilari shares some of his most favorite composers who aren’t afraid to show the passion of their music. Included on this program is Claudio Santoro, Mario Lavista, and Alberto Ginastera.

Florencia Di Concilio: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2. Philharmonic Orchestra of Montevideo; Thomas Herzog, conductor; Enrique Graf, piano

Enrico Chapela: Inguesu. Orquesta Filarmónica de las Américas; Alondra de la Parra, conductor

Alberto Ginastera: Sonata Op. 47 for guitar. Marco de Santi, guitar0

Federico Ibarra: Symphony No. 1. Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México; Eduardo Díazmuñoz, Conductor