Evening Concert

Ravel, Bruckner, Beethoven, Dvorak and others on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Ravel’s complete ballet music to “Daphnis and Chloe”, then Bruckner’s 9th Symphony from the CSO, Emanuel Ax in Beethoven’s 3rd Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony, Thursday it’s the New York Philharmonic. .  .then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the new season of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR. 13 – 14 – 15 – 16 - 17 & 19, 2015

Monday April 13:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-02) (A one-time 13-week series)           

Great American Orchestras I

San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; *Gil Shaham, violin

^New York Choral Artists; Joseph Flummerfelt, chorus director

SAMUEL ADAMS (b. 1985 USA): Drift and Providence (NY Premiere)

*PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2

^RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé (complete)


Tuesday April 14: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-15)

Christoph Eschenbach Conducts Bruckner 9

Beethoven: Overture to Egmont

Bernard Rands (b. 1934 UK): …where the murmurs die…

Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

[CSO fill: Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)]


Wednesday April 15: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-03) (New season, Ep. 3)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; *Emanuel Ax, piano

Mahler: Blumine

*Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Opus 37

Copland: Music from the film Our Town

Debussy: La Plus que lente

Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

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

Rachmaninoff: “Vocalise,” Opus 34, no.14

Delibes: “Cortège of Bacchus” from Sylvia


Thursday April 16: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-29)

(…from the archives…)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Carter Brey, cello

*DVORAK: Cello Concerto

TCHAIKOVKSY: Symphony No. 5

*J.S. BACH: Suites 1 & 2 for unaccompanied cello


Friday April 17: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Eastern Illinois University Symphony R. Richard Rossi, conductor

Songs of Love (2/15/15)

Featuring the EIU Choral Ensembles and EIU Symphonic Honor Choir


Sunday April 19: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-29)

Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 13 in C minor for Strings; Large group of CMS string players, led by violinist Nicolas Dautricourt

Dvorák: Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81.

Menahem Pressler, piano; Emerson String Quartet


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-03) (of 13) (New season, Ep. 3)

Telemann: Fantasia No. 8 in E Minor.  Liang Wang, oboe

Ástor Piazzolla: Oblivion (1982). Liang Wang, oboe; Inon Barnatan, piano

Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat Major, KV. 563 (1788)

Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Peter Stumpf, cello