Evening Concert

Sir Andras Schiff; Debussy’s “Images”; Beethoven Piano Concertos on the “Evening Concert”


This week on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s pianist Andras Schiff in recital on “Carnegie Hall Live”, Debussy’s “Images for Orchestra” from the CSO; Mozart and Mendelssohn from San Francisco, Yefim Bronfman completes his Beethoven Piano Concerto concerts on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. .  . then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUNE 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 & 7, 2015


Monday June 1:  Carnegie Hall Live (CHL #15-09) (Program differs from the listing in Patterns Magazine)    

Recital: Great Artists Sir András Schiff, piano

HAYDN: Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 50

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109

MOZART: Piano Sonata in C Major, K 545

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C Minor, D. 958

[Encores: SCHUBERT: Hungarian Melody; BEETHOVEN: Bagatelle, Op. 126, No. 4]


Tuesday June 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-22)

A Tribute to Pierre Boulez with Alice Sara Ott and Pablo Heras-Casado

Boulez: Figures-Doubles-Prismes

Stravinsky: Four Études (piano solo Alice Sara Ott)

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Alice Sara Ott, piano)

Debussy: Iberia, from Images

Boulez: Notations VII (Daniel Barenboim, conductor)

Bartók: Divertimento for Strings (Pierre Boulez, conductor) {from DGG recording}


Wednesday June 3: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-10)

Alexander Barantschik, conductor, and *violin

Mozart: Divertimento in F major, K.138 (125c)
*Mendelssohn: Concerto in D minor for Violin
Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4
*Piazzolla: Melodia-Libertango (Seth Asarnow, bandoneon)
Brahms: Symphony No.2


Thursday June 4: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-36)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Yefim Bronfman, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, op. 19

Sean SHEPHERD (American, b. 1979) Songs (World-Premiere, New York Philharmonic Commission)

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37


Friday June 5: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (Subject to availability)

Illinois Symphony Alistair Willis, conductor;

Affairs of the Heart (2/13-14/15)

Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor. (Di Wu, Piano)


Sunday June 7: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-36)

In the Key of G minor

Haydn: Quartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 20, No. 3, Hob. III:33. Orion String Quartet

Schumann: Trio No. 3 in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 110.

Inon Barnatan, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Torleif Thedéen, cello

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (#15-10)

Bach: Brandenburg No. 6 B-flat Major, BWV 1051 (1721). Cynthia Phelps, viola; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Clive Greensmith, cello; Ronald Thomas, cello; Eric Kim, cello; Leigh Mesh, double bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (1899) Daniel Phillips, violin; Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Ida Kavafian, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello; Peter Stumpf, cello