Evening Concert

Lully from Les Concert des Nations, Prokofiev from the CSO and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “Les Concert de Nations on “Carnegie Hall Live”, followed by Prokofiev’s “Alexander Nevsky” from the CSO; “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” from San Francisco, Yefim Bronfman plays Beethoven’s Emperor Piano Concerto on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. .  . then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUNE 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 – 12 & 14, 2015


Monday June 8:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-10) (Program differs from the listing in Patterns Magazine)    

Les Concert des Nations Jordi Savall, conductor

Anon: Concert donne a Louis XIII en 1627 (Selected by Andre Danican Philidor):  
- Les ombres; - Air pour les mesmes; - Les nimphes de la grenouillere;
- Les bergers; - Les Americquains;
Sainte-Colombe: Concert a deux violes egales

Lully: Selections from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme:  - Marche pour la ceremonie des turcs;
- Premier air des Espagnols; - Deuxieme air des Espagnols; - Gavotte;
- Canaries; - Chaconne des scaramouches;

Couperin: Prelude from Deuxieme concert royal; Muzette from Troisieme concert royal; and "Chaconne legere" from Troisieme concert royal

Marais: Sonnerie de Ste-Genevieve du Mont-de-Paris

Rameau: Pieces de clavecin en concert, Cinquieme Concert

Forqueray: "La du vaucel” and "La Leclair"

LeClair: Sonata in D Major, Op.2, No.8

Anon: "Bouree D'avignonez"


Tuesday June 9: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-23)

Riccardo Muti conducts Alexander Nevsky

Scriabin: Symphony No.1 in E Major, Op.26
Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op.78 Alisa Kolosova, mezzo-soprano; Sergey Skorokhodov, tenor; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, chorus director
Mozart: Divertimento in D Major, K. 136


Wednesday June 10: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-11)

 Osmo Vanska, conductor;

Sibelius: Night Ride and Sunrise, Op.55
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43 (Daniil Trifonov, piano)
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Sibelius: Symphony No.6, Op.104
Haydn: Symphony No.60 in C major


Thursday June 11: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-37)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Yefim Bronfman, piano

*Beethoven: Concerto in C Major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, op.56, "Triple" (and Glenn Dicterow, vln.; Carter Brey, cello)
*Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, op.73, "Emperor"
Dvorak: Symphony No.8 (from NYP 14-06)


Friday June 12: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

U of I Symphony Orchestra with the Oratorio Society Andrew Megill, conductor;


Sunday June 14: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-37)

Russian IV

Zurab Nadarejshvili (Georgian, b. 1957): String Quartet No. 2. St. Petersburg Quartet

Tchaikovsky: Quartet No.1.  St. Petersburg Quartet

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-11)

Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F Major, K. 370 (1781). Liang Wang, oboe; Benny Kim, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Ronald Thomas, cello

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 87 (1845).  William Preucil, violin; Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Brett Dean, viola; Hsin-Yun Huang. viola; Mark Kosower, cello