Evening Concert

The Evening Concert: Tuesday, May 6, 2014: Nicholas McGegan Conducts 18th Century Works: Handel


Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM’s, “Evening Concert” Nicholas McGegan guest conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a program of 18th Century works, like a “Concerto Grosso” by Handel, a “Sinfonia” by J. C. Bach and arias by Vivaldi, Hasse, and Porpora featuring mezzo soprano  Vivica Genaux. Also on the program: Haydn’s 100th “Symphony”.

Tuesday May 6:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-18)

Nicolas McGegan conducts 18th century works

*Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano

HANDEL: Concerto grosso in G Major, Op. 6, No. 1
*VIVALDI: Alma oppressa (La fida ninfa)
*PORPORA: Oh volesser gli Dei. . . Dolci, freschi aurette (Polifemo)
*HASSE:  Or la nube procellosa (Artaserse)
*BROSCHI: Qual guerriero in campo armato (Idaspe)
J. C. BACH: Sinfonia in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6
HAYDN: Symphony No. 100 in G Major, Military
[CSO fill: SHOSTAKOVICH: Chamber Symphony (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)]