Evening Concert

Evening Concert Weekly Listings Mon. Mar. 7 - Sun. Mar 13, 2022


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR. 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 & 13, 2022


Monday, March 7: New York Philharmonic (NYP 22-24)

Soloists of the New York Philharmonic
COPLAND: Clarinet Concerto; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Jaap van Zweden, conductor
BARBER: Violin Concerto; Frank Huang, violin; Juraj Valcuha, conductor
William BOLCOM: Trombone Concerto; Joseph Alessi, trombone; Alan Gilbert, conductor
Julia ADOLPHE: Unearth, Release! (Viola Concerto); Cynthia Phelps, viola; Jaap van Zweden, conductor
MOZART: Flute Concerto No. 2; Robert Langevin, flute; Bernard Labadie, conductor


Tuesday, March 8: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 22-10)

Celebrating Duain Wolfe (CS Chorus Director) and the Chicago Symphony Chorus

Poulenc: Gloria; Bernard Haitink, conductor; Jessica Rivera, soprano; Chicago Symphony Chorus

John Williams: Call to Muster and the Battle Cry of Freedom; and Appomattox, April 9, 1865, from Lincoln

John Williams, conductor; Chicago Symphony Chorus

Handel: Three Coronation Anthems (The King Shall Rejoice, My Heart is Inditing, and Zadok the Priest)

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; Chicago Symphony Chorus

Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms; Sir Georg Solti, conductor; Chicago Symphony Chorus (Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus (Emily Ellsworth, director)

Boito: Prologue to Mefistofele; Riccardo Muti, conductor; Riccardo Zanellato, bass; Chicago Symphony Chorus; (Chicago Children's Choir (Josephine Lee, artistic director)


Wednesday, March 9: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 21-22_10)

Haydn’s Mass in the Time of War

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Bertrand Chamayou, piano; Rachele Gilmore, soprano; Corrie Stallings, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; Richard Ollarsaba, bass-baritone; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director

Mozart: Symphony No. 31, “Paris”

Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand; [Fill: Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess; Lorin Maazel, cond.]

Haydn: Mass in a Time of War; [Fill: Excerpts from Haydn: Symphony No. 101; Mariss Jansons, cond.]


Thurs. Mar. 10: This Week fr. China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA 22-10)

J.S. Bach, arr. Saito Hideo: Chaconne in D Minor, BWV 1004; NCPA Orchestra/LÜ Jia, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21; NCPA Orchestra/LÜ Jia, conductor

HE Zhanhao, CHEN Gang: Violin Concerto: The Butterfly Lovers; Siqing Lu, v.; NCPA Orch./LÜ Jia, cond.

Yu, Julian: Concerto on Chinese Themes; Chen Yue, dizi (Chinese flute); NCPA Orchestra/Zhang Yi, cond.

Verdi: Overture to La Forza del Destino; NCPA Orchestra/YU Feng, conductor

Verdi: Prelude to Aida; NCPA Orchestra/YU Feng, conductor

Johann Strauss Jr.: Csárdás (from Ritter Pásmán), Op. 441 NCPA Orchestra/LÜ Jia, conductor


Sunday March 13: Chamber Mus. Soc. of Lincoln Center (CMS 22-25)

Archive Treasures III

Beethoven: Trio in B-flat major for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 11

David Shifrin, Clarinet; Carter Brey, Cello; Andre Previn, Piano

Smetana: Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 15

Golub-Kaplan-Carr Trio (David Golub, Piano; Mark Kaplan, Violin; Colin Carr, Cello)


Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari (FST 21-50)

The Music of José Pablo Moncayo

The author of the very popular Huapango, considered as the second Mexican anthem, also composed symphonic works and chamber pieces of great importance. Fiesta pays tribute to this giant of 20th century Latin America.

Jose Pablo Moncayo: Scenes 1 and 2 from “La mulata de Cordoba”; and Scene 3 from “La mulata de Cordoba”. Armando Gama, baritone; Gabriela Thierry, mezzo-soprano; Mauricio Esquivel, tenor; Sergio Meneses, bass; Gustavo Cuatli ,tenor; Solistas Ensemble del INBA; Carlos Chavez Symphony Orchestra; Juan Carlos Lomonaco, conductor

Jose Pablo Moncayo: Sonata para viola y piano. Mikhail Zemtsov, viola; Irina Shishkina, piano