Evening Concert

Monteverdi’s ‘Vespers’, Vaughan Williams’ ‘Tuba Concerto’ and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Monteverdi “Vespers” on “Carnegie Hall Live”, followed by Vaughan Williams’ “Tuba Concerto” from the CSO; pianist Helene Grimaud plays Brahms 1st Piano Concerto in San Francisco, Thursday it’s “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 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 – 19 & 21, 2015


Monday June 15:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-11)         

Baroque Unlimited: Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers

Performer: English Baroque Soloists

Monteverdi Choir

Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner

MONTEVERDI: Vespers of 1610


Tuesday June 16: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-24)

A Tribute to Arnold Jacobs (Principal Tubist, CSO, 1944-88) (June 11, 1915 – Oct. 7, 1998)

Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)

Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto in F Minor (Gene Pokorny, tuba; Jaap van Zweden, conductor)

Wagner: Prelude to Act I from Der Meistersinger (Fritz Reiner, conductor)

Prokofiev: “Battle on the Ice” from Alexander Nevsky (Fritz Reiner, conductor)

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Movement II. Giuoco delle coppie (Fritz Reiner, conductor)

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Sir Georg Solti, conductor)

Respighi: Fountains of Rome (Fritz Reiner, conductor)


Wednesday June 17: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-12)

Lionel Bringuier, conductor

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Opus 15 (Hélène Grimaud, piano)

Dutilleux: Métaboles

Ravel: La Valse


Thursday June 18: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-38)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Lisa Batiashvili, violin and Francoix Leleux, oboe

*BACH: Concerto for violin and oboe

*THIERRY ESCAICH (b. 1965, France): Violin and Oboe Concerto

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10


Friday June 19: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Sinfonia da Camera Ian Hobson, *piano, music director, and conductor

Romanticism and Beyond (4/17/15)

Brahms: Serenade No. 1 in D Major, Op.11

Shostakovich: *Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45


Sunday June 21: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-38)

Beethoven Early and Late

Beethoven: Trio in D major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 2

Kristin Lee, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Beethoven: Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 135; Miro Quartet

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-12)

Biber: Sonata Violino Solo Representativa in A Major "Representatio Avium" (1669)

Daniel Phillips, violin; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

Poulenc: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon & Piano (1926)

Liang Wang, oboe; Christopher Millard, bassoon; Inon Barnatan, piano

Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost” (1808)

Benny Kim, violin; Eric Kim, cello; Inon Barnatan, piano