This Week (Apr 7 - Apr 13, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM

April 04, 2014

This week on “The Evening Concert” we start with the first program from the newest “Salzburg Festival” series, then Mathieu Dufour is the soloist in Khachaturian’s “Flute Concerto” in Chicago; Wednesday it’s Debussy’s “Nocturnes for Orchestra” from Los Angeles, Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Friday Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

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


WEEK OF APRIL 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 & 13, 2014


Monday April 7: Salzburg Festival (#14-01) (of 8 in series)

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra/Ingo Metzmacher, cond.; *Frank Stadler, vln.

MOZART: Six German Dances, K. 517
 IVES: Four Ragtime Dances
STRAVINSKY: Dances Concertantes
*MOZART: Serenade in D (March K. 215 and Serenade K. 204)
[SAL fill: BRAHMS arr. BRAHMS for two pianos: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56b (Nelson Freiere, piano; Martha Argerich, piano) from the 2010 Salzburg Festival].


Tuesday April 8:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-14)

Tughan Sokhiev conducts Tchaikovsky 4; *Mathieu Dufour, flute

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia
*KHACHATURIAN:  Flute Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36
[CSO fill: MUSSORGSKY/orch. SHOSTAKOVICH:  Songs and Dances of Death (from CD on Decca label) (Sergei Aleksakshin, bass; Sir Georg Solti, conductor)]


Wednesday April 9:  Los Angeles Philharmonic (#14-02) (of 13 in series)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; *Women of the LA Philharmonic Chorus

**Anssi Karttunen, cello;

*DEBUSSY: Nocturnes

**LINDBERG: Cello Concerto No. 2

BARTOK: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta

[LAP fill: STRAVINSKY: Orpheus (Ballet in 3 acts). Philharmonia Orch./Salonen]


Thursday April 10:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-27)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; *Leonidas Kavakos, violin;

**Erin Morley, soprano; Joshua Hopkins, baritone

BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture

*KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto

**NIELSEN: Symphony No. 3, Op. 27, Sinfonia Espansiva (DaCapo 6.220623)

[NYP fill: NIELSEN: Symphony No. 2, Op. 16, The Four Temperaments (DaCapo 6.220623)]


Friday April 11:  Prairie Performances (per Patterns: program subject to change)

Eastern Illinois University Symphony (2/9/14) featuring the EUI Choral Ensembles and EIU Symphonic Honor Choir

R. Robert Rossi, conductor


Sunday April 13:  The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. (#13-28) (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

Mozart & Shostakovich for Two Pianos

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; André-Michel Schub, piano

MOZART:  Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos, K.448
SHOSTAKOVICH:  Suite in F-Sharp Minor for Two Pianos, Op. 6

SHOSTAKOVICH:  Tarantella for Two Pianos

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