Evening Concert

“Silbermann Days”, “Romeo and Juliet”, and Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto


This week [Monday, August 11 - Sunday, August 17] on the Evening Concert it’s the “25th Silbermann Days” from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts . . . then “Romeo and Juliet” from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Wednesday Yuja Wang plays Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony; Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe… That’s the “Evening Concert" Monday through Thursday & Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.

Monday August 11: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF): (#13-07) 25th Silbermann Days

Pratum Integrum Baroque Orchestra, Moscow (1,2,4,5,8,9,10)
Hans Fagius, organ (1,3,6,7,8,11); Susanne Regal, oboe (2); Olga Ivusheykova, flute (4); Ekaterina Dryazhina, recorder (4);  Sergei Filchenko, violin (5,9); Pavel Filchenko, violin (5,9)
Bach: Concerto in A Minor for Organ, after Antonio Vivaldi, BWV 593

Telemann: Concerto in C Minor for Oboe, Violin, Strings, and Continuo, TWV 52:c1
Krebes: Toccata and Fugue in E Major

Telemann: Concerto in E Minor for Recorder, Flute, Strings, and Continuo, TWV 52:e1

Telemann: Concerto Grosso in G Major for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo, TWV 52:G1

Krebs: Was Gott thut das ist wohlgetan (What God Does is Done Well)

Krebs: Her Jesu Christ dich zu uns wend (Lord Jesus Christ, turn to us)

Walther: Concerto in C Minor

Vivaldi: Concerto in A Minor for Two Violins and Orchestra, Op. 3 No. 8

Schwarzkopf: The Nightingale and the Cuckoo (encore)

Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 538


Tuesday August 12:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) (#14-32)

Riccardo Muti conducts Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet

Mozart:  Divertimento in D Major, K. 136
Hindemith:  Violin Concerto (CSO Concertmaster Robert Chen, violin)
Prokofiev:  Suite from Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky:  1812 Overture


Wednesday August 13: San Francisco Symphony (SFS) (#14-14)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; *Yuja Wang, piano

*Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58

Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

[SFS Encore: Sibelius:   Symphony No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 82 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)]


Thursday August 14:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#14-45)

The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival (Program A):

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Yefim Bronfman, piano

*BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op. 15        

Anthony CHEUNG (b. 1982, USA): Lyra (World-Premiere, New York Philharmonic Commission)

*BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, op. 58 [yes, PC #4 again; that is the way the programs came to us].


Friday August 15:  Prairie Performances: Allerton Music Barn Festival 2013

Swing, Swing, Swing: Remembering Benny Goodman’s Carnegie Hall Concert

(rec. Friday, September 20, 2013, at 7:30pm | Allerton Music Barn, Monticello)

Allerton Music Barn Festival | Clarinetist Ken Peplowski, former sideman with Benny Goodman, will join the UI Jazz Concert Band, under the direction of Joel Spencer, to perform arrangements from Goodman’s landmark 1938 Carnegie Hall concert on the occasion of its 75th anniversary. The band will also play modern jazz charts from its recent CD devoted to the music of Pepper Adams.


Sunday August 17: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#13-46)                          

Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano           (Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; David Shifrin, clarinet)

Brahms: [Clarinet] Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 (David Shifrin, clarinet: Escher String Quartet)

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2013 (SFE): (#14-12)

Schumann: Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales), Op. 132. Patrick Messina, clarinet; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Haochen Zhang, piano

Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-Flat Major, Op. 67. Johannes String Quartet