Evening Concert

Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, Brahms’ 1st Piano Concerto featured on this week’s “Evening Concert”


Unintentionally and synchronously so there's a "Piano-Concerto-a-Night" this week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9. You’ll hear the  Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G with soloist Orion Weiss, Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony [and Prokofiev's 3rd Piano Concerto], from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Brahms’ 1st Piano Concerto from Pittsburgh, Bach’s D Minor Keyboard Concerto from New York. . .then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB. 16 – 17 –18 – 19 – 20 & 22, 2015

Monday February 16:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO #14-07) (of 13)          

Edo de Waart, conductor; *Orion Weiss, piano

Fauré: Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80

*Ravel: Concerto in G major for Piano and Orchestra

Stravinsky: Pétrouchka (1947 revision)

[MSO fill: Hindemith: Mathis der Maler (archive material)]

Tuesday February 17: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-07)

Shostakovich’s Leningrad Symphony

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 (Leningrad) (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Yuja Wang, piano; Sakari Oramo, conductor)


Wednesday February 18: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO #14-15_11)

Manfred Honeck, conductor; *Helene Grimaud, piano

BACH (ORCH: STOKOWSKI): Toccata and Fugue in D minor

[PSO fill: MUSSORGSKY: “Catacombs” from “Pictures at an Exhibition” (Leonard Slatkin, cond.]

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4

*BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1


Thursday February 19: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-20)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Emmanuel Ax, piano

*J.S. BACH: Keyboard Concerto in d-minor

*SCHOENBERG: Piano Concerto

MOZART: Symphony No. 36, Linz

[NYP fill: MOZART: Concerto for Flute and Harp. New York Philharmonic, Lorin Maazel,
conductor; Robert Langevin, flute; Nancy Allen, harp; From NYP 12-05/iTunes]


Friday February 20:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to change)

Illinois Symphony Alistair Willis, conductor A Winter Fable (11/21 - 22/14) featuring Circus Flora


Sunday February 22: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-21)           

Mozart: Fantasia in D minor for Piano, K. 397. Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano

Beethoven: Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 132. Danish String Quartet


Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (#14-08) (of 13)

Alon Goldstein, piano; Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra;

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, I (excerpt)

Alon Goldstein, piano

Alberto Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas (excerpt)

Anderson & Roe piano duo

Michael Jackson (1958-2009): Billie Jean (arr. Anderson and Roe)