Evening Concert

Schubert String Quartets; MTT + the CSO + Mahler’s 9; et. al on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week (Monday, Dec. 1 to Sunday Dec 7, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9, it’s two Schubert String Quartets from Heimbach Germany; Tuesday Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the CSO in Mahler’s 9th Symphony ; Wednesday Bramwell Tovey conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in music of Richard Strauss; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, chamber music from “Lincoln Center” and “Spoleto”.

WILL-FM      The Evening Concert & Prairie Performances 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (M – F & SUN)


WEEK OF DECEMBER 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 - 5 & 7, 2014


Monday December 1: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF) (#13-19) "TENSIONS" in HEIMBACH

Schubert: String Quartet in D, D. 94. Byol Kang, vln; Alissa Margulis, vln; Yura Lee, vla; Gustav Rivinius, vcl.

Britten: Young Apollo for Piano, String Quartet and Strings, Op. 16. Lars Vogt, piano; Alissa Margulis, violin; Byol Kang, violin; Maya Meron, viola; Gustav Rivinius, cello; Heimbach Strings

Schubert: String Quartet in G, Op. Posth. 161. Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Antje Weithaas, violin Rachel Roberts, viola; Quirine Viersen, cello

Recorded by Deutschlandfunk, Cologne (DLF) in the Power Plant in Heimbach on June 6, 2013

Dvorák: Dumky for Piano, Violin and Cello in E Minor, Op. 90. Lars Vogt, piano; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Tanja Tetzlaff, cello

Recorded by Deutschlandfunk, Cologne (DLF) in the Power Plant in Heimbach on June 7, 2013
Rudolf Karel (1880-1945): Nonet for String Quartet and Wind Quartet, Op. 43. Yura Lee, viola; Rachel Roberts, viola; Gustav Rivinius, cello; Edicson Ruiz, double bass; Clara Andrada de la Calle, flute; Ivan Podyomov, oboe; Sharon Kam, clarinet; Marco Postinghel, bassoon; Sibylle Mahni, horn

Recorded by Deutschlandfunk, Cologne (DLF) in the Power Plant in Heimbach on June 8, 2013


Tuesday December 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #14-48)

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler 9

Stravinsky: Elegy for JFK (Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano)

Mahler: Symphony No. 9.   Mahler: Blumine

[CSO fill: Gabrieli: Canzonae (from CSO Brass Live)


Wednesday December 3: Cleveland Orchestra COR (#14-19)

Blossom Festival Concert
Bramwell Tovey, conductor; *Baba Skride, violin
MENDELSSOHN “Midsummer Night’s Dream” Suite
*BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
STRAUSS, R.  “Don Juan”
ENESCU “Romanian Rhapsody” No. 1

[COR fill: RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin. Cleveland O./Geo. Szell, cond.; Severance Hall 9-23-65]


Thursday December 4: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#15-09)

Leonard Slatkin, conductor; *Robert Langevin, flute

COPLAND: El Salón México

RAVEL: Gaspard de la nuit (Orch. Constant)

*Christopher ROUSE (b. 1949): Flute Concerto (New York Premiere)

RAVEL: Boléro


Friday December 5:  Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (10/25/14) Michael Luxner, conductor; Silvan Negrutiu, piano

Mozart: Overture to “Don Giovanni”

*Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, “Emperor. 

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor “From the New World”


Sunday December 7:

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#14-10)            

Rossini: Duetto in D major for Cello and Bass. Efe Baltacigil, cello; DaXun Zhang, double bass

Webern: Langsamer Satz for String Quartet. Daedalus Quartet

Poulenc: Trio for Piano, Oboe, and Bassoon. Inon Barnatan, piano; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon

Hindemith:  Kleine Kammermusik for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 24, No. 2. Ransom Wilson, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Milan Turkovic, bassoon; William Purvis, horn

Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (#14-10)
Bottessini:  Grand Duo Concertante. Livia Sohn, violin; Anthony Manzo, double bass, Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Chausson: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 3. Geoff Nuttall, violin; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Pavel Kaleskinov, piano