Milwaukee Symphony, CSO, Pittsburgh Symphony, New York Philharmonic on “The Evening Concert”
This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear the first programs in a number of new series: the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in Mondays, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Wednesdays, and the Gilmore International Keyboards Festival on Sunday. The CSO and “The New York Philharmonic This Week” continue on their usual nights of Tuesday and Thursday respectively.
WILL-FM The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JANUARY 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 & 11, 2015
Monday January 5: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-01) (1st in series, of 13)
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D major
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe complete ballet music
Ravel: Selections from Mother Goose Suite
[MSO fill: Ravel: La Valse (archive material conducted by Gilbert Varga)]
Tuesday January 6: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-01)
Dohnányi Conducts Tchaikovsky and Beethoven
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor; *3 Paul Lewis, piano
Lutosławski: Musique funebre
*Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique)
[CSO fill: Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia (Tugan Sokhiev, conductor)]
Wednesday January 7: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO #14-15_01) (1st in series, of 13)
Manfred Honeck, conductor; *Yo-Yo Ma, cello
RAVEL: Selections from Mother Goose Ballet [Andre Previn, conductor]
SARASATE: Gypsy Airs for Violin and Orchestra (Noah Bendix Balgley, violin)
DVORAK: Carnival Overture
HUMPERDINK: “Dream Pantomime” from Hansel and Gretel
PROKOFIEV: Suite No. 1 from Cinderella
TCHAIKOVSKY: Suite from The Sleeping Beauty
*TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra
SCHUBERT: “The Litany for the Feast of All Souls”
[PSO fill: R.STRAUSS: excerpt from “Don Juan”. Lorin Maazel, conductor]
Thursday January 8: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-14)
Winter Holiday Program
MOZART: German Dance in C, K. 605, “Sleigh Ride”. Leonard Bernstein, conductor
TCHAIKOVKSY: Symphony No. 1, “Winter Dreams”. Leonard Bernstein, conductor
ARR: HENDERSON: Selections From WINTER HOLIDAY, 1961-62. Skitch Henderson, piano and conductor
PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67. Leonard Bernstein, narrator/conductor
STRAUSS, II: Overture to Die Fledermaus. Danny Kaye, conductor
Friday January 9: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper
2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival
Celebrating 60 years of the Jazz Messengers: From “At the Café Bohemia” to the Present (9/19/14)
UI Jazz Faculty; Chip McNeil, conductor
Sunday January 11: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-15)
Gilbert Kalish, piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Keith Robinson, cello
Brahms: Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26
and Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (#14-02)
Rafał Blechacz, p.
J.S. Bach: Partita No. 3 in A Minor.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra/Raymond Harvey; Rafał Blechacz, p.
Mozart: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491.