Evening Concert

This Week (Apr 14 - Apr 20, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM


This week on “The Evening Concert” it’s the Ravel “String Quartet” from Salzburg, then the World Premiere of Sollima’s (soul-lee-ma’s) “Concerto for Two Cellos” from Chicago; Wednesday it’s Sibelius’ 5th Symphony and Salonen's "Violin Concerto" with Leila Josefowicz as the soloist from Los Angeles, Thursday, “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Friday, “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper" and Sunday, “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. That's "The Evening Concert" Monday through Friday, and Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.

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

WEEK OF APRIL 14 – 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 & 20, 2014


Monday April 14: Salzburg Festival (#14-02) (of 8)

Simon Bolivar String Quartet

GINASTERA: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20
SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No. 8 in c minor, Op. 110
RAVEL: String Quartet in F Major
BACH/arr. BIRTWISTLE: Contrapunctus from The Art of Fugue/i0
[SAL fill: MOZART: Piano Sonata in c minor, K. 457: 1. Allegro (Alfred Brendel, piano].


Tuesday April 15:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-15)

Riccardo Muti conducts Schubert

Riccardo Muti, conductor; *Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Giovanni Sollima, cello

SCHUBERT:  Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200

*Giovanni SOLLIMA (b. 1962): Antidotum Tarantulae XXI, Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra (Yo-Yo Ma, Giovanni Sollima, cellos) [CSO Commission, World Premiere]
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, D. 417, Tragic
SCHUBERT: Entr'acte No. 3 from Rosamunde
VERDI: Patria oppressa! and Ballet Music from Macbeth


Wednesday April 16:  Los Angeles Philharmonic (#14-03) (of 13)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; * Leila Josefowicz, violin

IVES: The Unanswered Question

*SALONEN: Violin Concerto

[*Encore: SALONEN: Lachen Verlernt (2002) for solo violin]

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5

[LAP fill: STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring. LAP/Salonen]


Thursday April 17:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-27)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; * Robert Langevin, flute; **Nikolaj Znaider, violin

*NIELSEN: Flute Concerto

**NIELSEN: Violin Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17, Little Russian


Friday April 18: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper



Sunday April 20:  The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. (#13-29) (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

Britten and Mendelssohn

BRITTEN:  Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6 (Todd Phillips, violin; Gloria Chien, piano)    
MENDELSSOHN:  Quartet in B Minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 3 (Juho Pohjonen, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello)