Evening Concert

Marc-Andre Hamelin plays Liszt’s “1st Piano Concerto” with the Budapest Festival Orchestra


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert’ on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “Carnegie Hall Live!”.  Marc-Andre Hamelin is the soloist in Liszt’s “Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major” with the Budapest Festival Orchestra led by Music Director Ivan Fischer.  Also on the program Weber’s “Overture to the opera “Der Freischutz” and Prokofiev’s 5th Symphony.  

Monday May 16: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-07)

Program differs from Patterns listing, which are now a week behind per syndicator.

Budapest Festival Orchestra*

Music Director: Ivan Fischer

Kodaly: Dances of Galanta (recording of Budapest Festival Orchestra, Fischer) (excerpt)

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 (recording by Philadelphia Orchestra, Ormandy) (excerpt)
Weber: Overture to Der Freischutz Budapest Festival Orchestra
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat Major Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano the with Budapest Festival Orchestra
Chopin: "My Joys" Op. 74, No. 12 (trans. Franz Liszt from Six chants polonais, S. 480, No. 5) Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano solo (encore)
Hamelin: Pavane Variée (recorded at WQXR) Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano solo (excerpt)
Bartok: Roumanian Folk Dances (recording by Budapest Festival Orchestra) (excerpt)
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 Budapest Festival Orchestra
Encore: Silent Light Russian Orthodox liturgical hymn (sung by Budapest Festival Orchestra)

*per wikipedia, the Orchestra was founded in 1983 by Ivan Fischer