Evening Concert

“Music Mountain”, CSO, San Francisco Symphony, et.al. on the “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear string quartets by Mozart and Schubert on “Music Mountain”, Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto from the CSO, Debussy’s “Images for Orchestra” from San Francisco, Beethoven’s 3rd Piano Concerto on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival series.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUGUST 17 –18 – 19 – 20 – 21 & 23, 2015


Monday August 17:  Music Mountain [2014] (MM #15-07)

Penderecki String Quartet

Mozart: Quartet in B Flat Major, K. 159

Fauré: Piano Quintet: # 1 in D Minor, Opus 89 (with Geoffrey Burleson, Piano)

Schubert: String Quartet in G Major, Opus 161, D. 887

[HISTORIC ENCORE, Mozart: String Quartet in C major, K.387; performed by the Whitman String Quartet (partial)]


Tuesday August 18: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-33)

Charles Dutoit conducts The Rite of Spring

Stravinsky: Symphony in C

Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1(Daniil Trifonov, piano)

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring


Wednesday August 19: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-21)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Fauré: Pavane, Opus 50

Schubert: Entr’acte No. 3 in B-flat major from Rosamunde, D.797

Dvořák: Legends for Orchestra, Opus 59, no.6

Grieg: The Last Spring, Opus 34, no.2

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major, Opus 10 (Yuja Wang, piano)

Litolff: Scherzo from Concerto symphonique No. 4 in D minor, Opus 102

Debussy: Images

Brahms: Tragic Overture, Opus 81


Thursday August 20: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-47)

Content differs slightly from Patterns  [Originally performed on: 7/18/14]

Alan Gilbert, conductor

BARBER: Adagio for Strings (played in memory of Lorin Maazel)

NIELSEN: Maskerade Overture

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Yefim Bronfman, piano)

GRIEG: Selections from Peer Gynt: Morning Mood; Solvejg’s Song; Åse’s Death;

Anitra’s Dance; In the Hall of the Mountain King

LISZT: Les Préludes, Symphonic Poem No. 3, after Lamartine

[NYP fill: TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet (Maazel/NYP 12-20/Maazel’s last appearance with NYP)]


Friday August 21: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Sunday (09/21/14) Allerton Bach Choir/Andrew Megill, conductor; The Reverend Roger Digges, homily

Bach’s Cantatas for Pentecost and Trinity


Sunday August 23: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-47): Bach to Haydn

Bach: Sonata for Viola da gamba and keyboard, BWV 1029.  David Muller-Schott, vcl; Angela Hewitt, p.

Handel: "Das zitternde Glänzen der spielenden Wellen" HWV 203; "Singe, Seele, Gott zum Preise" HWV 206; "Meine Seele hört im Sehen" HWV 207; Julianne Baird, soprano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord; Paul O'Dette, lute; Fred Sherry, cello

Haydn: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 20, No. 5.  Escher Quartet


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival [2014] (#15-08)

Martinu: Serenade No. 3 for Oboe, Clarinet, 4 Violins, and Cello, H. 218.  James Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clar.; Gabriela Diaz, Mark Fewer, Livia Sohn, Geoff Nuttall, violins; and David Ying, cello

Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581. Todd Palmer, clarinet and the St. Lawrence String Quartet Rossini: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra. Todd Palmer, Clarinet; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Livia Sohn and Daniel Phillips, violins; Gabriela Diaz, viola; Andres Diaz, cello; and the St. Lawrence String Quartet

Monti: Csardas;  Eric Ruske, horn; Pedja Muzijevic, piano