Evening Concert

Music Mountain, the CSO, the San Francisco Symphony, the “New York Philharmonic This Week” & more


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the first episode of Music Mountain 2014, then Scheherazade from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; an all-baroque music program from the San Francisco Symphony, Thursday “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 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 & 9, 2015

Monday August 3:  Music Mountain [2014] (MM #15-01)

Enso String Quartet; Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano

Puccini: Chrysanthemums

Ravel: String Quartet in F Major

Mozart: Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, K. 493

[MM fill: 1st Historic Encore: Brahms, String Quartet in A minor opus 51 #2 performed by the Leontovitch String Quartet; and 2nd Historic Encore: Mozart,3 Sonatas for Organ and strings, C major K.336, D major K.245, and C major K.328; performed by the Gordon String Quartet]


Tuesday August 4: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-31)

Mei-Ann Chen conducts Scheherazade

Mendelssohn: The Fair Melusina Overture
Florence Price (1887- 1953 USA): Mississippi River
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade (Robert Chen, violin)  -conducted by Mei-Ann Chen
[CSO fill: Elgar: Cockaigne Overture  -conducted by Vasily Petrenko]


Wednesday August 5: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-19)

Ton Koopman, conductor

J. S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069

C. P. E. Bach: Cello Concerto No. 3 in A major, H.439(Wq.172) (Peter Wyrick, cello)

C. P. E. Bach: Symphony in G major, H.666(Wq.183,4)

J. S. Bach: Cantata: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 (Carolyn Sampson, soprano; Mark Inouye, trumpet )

[SFS fill: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 (Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.)]


Thursday August 6: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-45)

Bramwell, Tovey, conductor

John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Offenbach: Ballet of the Snowflakes from Le Voyage dan la Lune
Josef Strauss: Music of the Spheres
Holst: The Planets
[Unannounced Encore: John Williams: "Imperial March" from Star Wars]


Friday August 7: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

2014 Allerton Barn Music Festival  

Celebrating 60 years of the Jazz Messengers: From at the Café Bohemia to the Present (9/19/14)


Sunday August 9: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-45)

Mozart Serenades

Mozart: Serenade in E-flat Major; Allan Vogel, Stephen Taylor, David Shifrin, Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Milan Turkovic, bassoon; David Jolley, WIllian Purvis, horn

Mozart: Serenade in C minor; Allan Vogel, Stephen Taylor, oboe; Jose Franch-Ballester, Davod Shifrin, clarinet; Milan Turkovic, Peter Kolkay, bassoon; David Jolley, William Purvis, horn; Edgar Meyer, double bass


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival [2014] (#15-06) (of 13)

Stenhammar: Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings mote

Ives: Memories: A. Very Pleasant, B. Rather Sad

Ture Rangström (Swedish, 1887-1947): Den enda stunden

Britten: Funeral Blues;

Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano and Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Stephen Prutsman (American, b. 1960) Jazz Set Stephen Prutsman, piano

Mozart: Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478

Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Gabriela Diaz, viola; David Ying, cello