Evening Concert

Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, Beethoven’s 5th, Carmina Burana, and Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s “Clarinet Concerto” from Milwaukee, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony from the CSO, Orff’s “Carmina Burana” from Pittsburgh, Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto from New York Philharmonic, then chamber music by Golijov and solo piano music on the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival on Sunday.

WILL-FM      The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JANUARY 12 – 13 – 14 – 15 – 16 & 18, 2015


Monday January 12:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-02) (#2/13)

Asher Fisch, conductor

Richard Wagner: Overture to the Flying Dutchman
W.A. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 (Todd Levy, clarinet)
Bela Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
[MSO fill: W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183. (archive material conducted by Nicholas McGegan)]

Tuesday January 13: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-02)

Muti Conducts Beethoven 5

Prokofiev: The Meeting of the Volga and the Don (1951) Festive poem for orchestra

Shostakovich: Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Ildar Abdrazakov, bass)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

[CSO fill: Prokofiev: Three Scenes from Romeo and Juliet (CSO Brass from CSO Resound)]


Wednesday January 14: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO #14-15_02)

Manfred Honeck, conductor.

John Stafford SMITH: Star Spangled Banner

BEETHOVEN: Overture to Fidelio

ORFF: Carmina Burana (Lisette Oropesa, soprano; Andrey Nemzer, tenor; Hugh Russsell, baritone; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director)

David STOCK (American, b. 6-3-1939): Symphony No. 6

[PSO fill: David STOCK: Klezmer Dreams for Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet (Lorna McGhee, flt.; Ron Samuels, clar.; Noah Bendix-Balgley, Jennifer Orchard, violins; Marylene Gingras-Roy, viola; Mikhail Istomin, cello)]


Thursday January 15: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-15)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

MOZART: Piano Concerto no. 22. (Emanuel Ax, piano)

MOZART: Mass in C Minor, Great (Jennifer Zetlan, soprano; Jennifer Johnson, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor: Joshua Hopkins, baritone; New York Choral Artists/ Joseph Flummerfelt, director

[NYP fill: MOZART: Overture to the Magic Flute]


Friday January 16:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper



Sunday January 18: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-16)            

Golijov: Yiddishbuk: Inscriptions for String Quartet. St. Lawrence String Quartet

Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for Clarinet and String Quartet

Todd Palmer, clarinet; St. Lawrence String Quartet


Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (#14-03)
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110. Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, p.

Maurice Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso, from Miroirs. Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, p.

Andrew Hsu: Fantasy (world premiere). Andrew Hsu, piano

Samuel Barber: Piano Sonata, Op. 26. Andrew Hsu, piano