Evening Concert

Another week of recorded live-in-concert “Evening Concert” programs


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture” from New York, Brahms’ “1st Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Tchaikovsky’s “Winter Dreams” Symphony” from Pittsburgh, music by Wagner from Cologne, then Sunday chamber music by Korngold from Lincoln Center and the program “Early Music Now”. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB 18 – 19 – 20 – 21 & 24, 2019


Monday February 18: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-21)

#NYPHIL Playlist: Aspects of Love (Reflections on Love)  

Prokofiev: “Romeo at Juliette’s Tomb” from “Romeo and Juliet”. Lorin Maazel, conductor

Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, “Romantic,” mvmt IV. Alan Gilbert, conductor

Massenet: “Pourquoi, me reveiller” from “Werther”. Luciano Pavarotti, tenor; Leone Magiera, conductor

Scriabin: Symphony No. 4, “Poem of Ecstasy”. Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor

Fauré: Pelleas et Mélisande Suite. Lorin Maazel, conductor

Schoenberg: Pelleas et Mélisande, I. Alan Gilbert, conductor

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy‐Overture. Alan Gilbert, conductor

Wagner: Siegfried‐Idyll. Alan Gilbert, conductor

Tchaikovksy: “Waltz” from “Sleeping Beauty” André Kostelanetz, conductor


Tuesday February 19: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-08)

Riccardo Muti and Kirill Gerstein (Repeat of 18-25)

Puccini: Preludio sinfonico                                           

Strauss: Suite from Le bourgeois gentilhomme

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15 (Kirill Gerstein, piano)       

Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain


Wednesday February 20: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 18-19_08)

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Capriccio Espagnol;”       

Dmitri Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 (Maximilian Hornung, cello)

[Fill: Charlie Chaplin’s “Limelight;” Maximillian Hornung, cello; Milana Chernyavska, piano];

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1; “Winter Dreams;”

[Fill: Farinelli’s “Baile de las Mascaras; Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor]

[Fill: excerpt from Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “March Slave”; William Steinberg, conductor]


Thursday February 21: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 18-08)

Eight Bridges Festival

Gürzenich Orchestra, Cologne (1,2,3,4,8)          

West German Radio Symphony Orchestra (5,6) 
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (7)               

Choir of the Bach Association Cologne (7) 
Conductor: Francois-Xavier Roth (1,2,3,4,8)     

Emilio Pomarico, conductor (5,6) 
Michael Wendeberg, conductor (7)                   

Tabea Zimmermann, viola (2) 

Georg Nigl, baritone (7)

(1) Wagner: Overture to The Mastersingers of Nuremberg 
(2) York Höller (b. 1944, Germany): Viola concerto (world premiere) 
(3) Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries from "The Valkyrie"             

(4) Wagner: Overture to "Parsifal"
(5) Zimmermann: Die Soldaten (The Soldiers): Overture 

(6) Zimmermann: Symphony in one movement
(7) Bach: Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen (I will gladly bear the cross, excerpt), BWV 56
(8) Zimmermann: Music for King Ubu's Suppers


Sunday February 24: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-20)


Korngold: Four Pieces for Violin and Piano from the Incidental Music to Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, Op. 11 Danbi Um, Violin; Orion Weiss, Piano

Korngold: Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23 Wu Qian, Piano; Danbi Um, Sean Lee, Violin; Mihai Marica, Cello

AND Early Music Now (EMN 18-35)

A More Subtle Art

The late 14th century was a time of experimentation, with composers attaining new heights of rhythmic and melodic complexity. The exponents of this "more subtle art" included Baude Cordier, Jacob Senleches, and the anonymous composers at the court of King Janus of Nicosia.

Baude Cordier: Belle Bonne Sage.; Jacob Senleches: La Harpe de l’melodie; Ensemble Organum
Baude Cordier: Tout par compas Ensemble Organum
Franciscus Andrieu: Armes, Amours/O flour;  Pierre des Molins: De ce que foul penser Ensemble P.A.N.
Anon.: A mon pouir; Goscalch: En nul estate Ensemble P.A.N.
Anon.: Ha, fortune Ensemble P.A.N.
Guido: Dieux Gart Ensemble Organum
Anon.: Sans joie avoir; Anon.: Je prens d’amour noriture; Anon.: Gloria;
Anon.: Certes mout fu; Anon. Personet armonia Huelgas Ensemble