Evening Concert

Salzburg Fest’s last episode & Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the final episode of Salzburg Festival 2014, then Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano concerto from the CSO; Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony from San Francisco, 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 JULY 27 – 28 – 29 – 30 – 31 & AUG. 2, 2015

Monday July 27:  Salzburg Festival [2014] (SAL #15-04) (of 4)

Vienna Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30

René Staar (b. 1951, Austria): Time Recycling (2014)

[SAL fill: Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (movements IV, V, VI; Zubin Mehta, conductor)]

Tuesday July 28: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-30)

[Vasily] Petrenko conducts Rachmaninoff

Elgar: In the South (Alassio)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) (Paul Lewis, piano)

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Wednesday July 29: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-18)

James Conlon, conductor

Erwin Schulhoff: Scherzo from Symphony No. 5

Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Opus 35 (Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Opus 74, Pathétique

[SFS fill: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major, Opus 70 (Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.)

Thursday July 30: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-44)

Bramwell Tovey, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor, op. 1 (Joyce Yang, piano)

MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain


TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker

TCHAIKOVSKY Marche Slave, op. 31

[NYP fill MENDELSSOHN: Magnificat in D-major (from NYP 13-33) NYP/Masaaki Suzuki]

Friday July 31: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

To be announced.

Sunday August 2: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-44)

[Program differs from Patterns; it is the one listed in Patterns for last Sunday 7/26/15]

Hungarian Flair

Bartók: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, Sz. 111, BB 116; Daniel Hope, violin; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano

Bartók: “Hatforintos' nóta” for Voice and Piano; Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Dohnányi: Quintet No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1; Juho Pohjonen, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival [2014] (#15-05) (of 13)

Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2

Geoff Nuttall and Daniel Phillips, violins; Masumi Rostad, viola; David Ying, cello

Pandolfi: Sonata Op. 3, No. 2

Mark Fewer, violin; David Ying, cello; and Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Haydn: Symphony No. 102 in B-flat Major (chamber arr.)

Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; St. Lawrence String Quartet