Evening Concert

Mitsuko Uchida and Mozart Piano Concertos; Beethoven’s 9th; and Brahms’ Symphonies


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear pianist-conductor Mitsuko Uchida and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra play two of Mozart’s piano concertos, plus Beethoven’s 9th Symphony from Milwaukee and two of Brahms’ 3rd and 4th Symphonies from the New York Philharmonic. .  .then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.  


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB. 23 – 24 –25 – 26 – 27 & MAR 1, 2015

Monday February 23:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-08)

[MSO fill: Copland: Appalachian Spring (Suite) archive material conducted by Edo de Waart)]

Edo de Waart, conductor

Adams: The Wound-Dresser (Christopher Maltman, baritone)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, Choral (Susanna Phillips, soprano; Kelley O'Connor, mezzo soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Christopher Maltman, baritone; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus; Lee Erickson, director)


Tuesday February 24: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-08)

Mitsuko Uchida Conducts Mozart from the Keyboard

[Selections differ from those published in Patterns; however, it’s still Uchida/CSO/Mozart]

{CSO fill: Stravinsky: Concerto in D Major for String orchestra (Robert Chen, conductor)}

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat Major, K. 456

Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271, Juenehomme

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 11 in B-flat Major, K. 413


Wednesday February 25: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO #14-15_16)

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; *(Joshua Bell, violin

*LALO: Symphonie espagnole for Violin and Orchestra

[PSO fill: SIBELIUS: Mazurka for Violin & Piano, Op. 81. Joshua Bell, v.; Gloria Cheng, p.]

LISZT: A Faust Symphony


Thursday February 26: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-21)

Kurt Masur, conductor

Brahms: Symphony No.3
Brahms: Symphony No.4
[NYP Fill Music: Beethoven: Symphony No.1 (From NYP 10-36)]


Friday February 27:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

Sinfonia da Camera Ian Hobson, music director and conductor;

Messiah and Mendelssohn (12/5/14)

UI Chorale and UI Oratorio Society, Andrew Megill, choral conductor

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 107, “Reformation”

Handel orch. Mozart:  The Messiah: Christmas portion with “Hallelujah Chorus”)


Sunday March 1: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-22)    

Berio: Duets for 2 Violins. (Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, Bella Hristova, Melvin Chen, Jessica Lee, Kati Hyun, Miki-Sophia Cloud, Nicholas DiEugenio, Rebecca Anderson, David Southorn, violin)

Prokofiev: 5 Poems for Voice & Piano, Op. 27 (1916). (Dina Kuznetsova, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, p.)

Mozart: Quintet for Two Violins, Two Violas and Cello in D Major, K. 593.

(Susise Park, Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin; Teng Li, Beth Guterman, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello)

and      Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (#14-09) (of 13)

Stephanie Trick, p.

Stephanie Trick: Blues for Alfie

Llŷr Williams, p.

Beethoven: Piano Sonata, Op. 14 No. 2

Blair McMillen, p.

Morton Feldman: Triadic Memories (excerpt)

Gilmore Festival Chamber Orchestra/Raymond Harvey; Lori Sims, Gilbert Kalish, pianos

Mozart: Concerto No. 10 for Two Pianos and Orchestra, K. 265