Evening Concert

This Week (Jan 13 - Jan 17, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM


This week on the Evening Concert ….. we start Monday night at 7:00 with a special program on Benjamin Britten; then Tuesday and every Tuesday night at 7:00 it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; Wednesday it’s the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Thursday and every Thursday at 7:00: “The New York Philharmonic This Week”….. and Friday…Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper.

WEEK OF JANUARY 13 –14 – 15 – 16 – 17, 2014

Monday January 13: Special: Benjamin Britten – The Beauty of Loneliness and of Pain

BRITTEN: Excerpts from the following: Frank Bridge Variations (English Chamber Orch./Steuart Bedford); Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (LSO/MTT); Billy Budd (Peter Pears; LSO/Britten); Cello Symphony (Mstislav Rostropovich; ECO/Britten); Peter Grimes (Peter Pears; Royal Opera House Orch. and Chorus/Britten); Enter Spring (New Philharmonia Orch./Britten); String Quartet No. 1 (Sorrel Quartet); Death in Venice (Peter Pears; ECO/Britten); Quartet No. 3 (Belcea Quartet); War Requiem; A Boy was Born; Our Hunting Fathers; The Rape of Lucretia; The Prince of the Pagodas; Spring Symphony; Albert Herring; Curlew River; Night Mail; On This Island; Michelangelo Sonnets; Paul Bunyan; Winter Words; The Turn of the Screw; Owen Wingrave.


Tuesday January 14:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-02)

Jaap van Zweden, conductor; **David [dah-VEED] Fray, piano)  

Mason BATES (American, b.1977): Liquid Interface

**MOZART:  Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466

BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra  

[CSO fill: MOZART: Bassoon Concerto (David McGill, bassoon)]


Wednesday January 15:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (#13-14_09)

Manfred Honeck, conductor;  *Yefim Bronfman, piano;  **Gregg Baker, baritone *BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

*[Encores; LISZT: Etude #2 in Eb; CHOPIN: Etude in C# Minor, Op. 10, No. 12]

JOH. STRAUSS, JR: Overture to Eine Nacht in Venedig 

JOH. STRAUSS, SR.: Moulinet & Eislauf Polkas 

JOH. STRAUSS, JR: On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz 

**LEHAR: “You are My Heart’s Delight” from Das Land des Lachelns 

**LEHAR: “Volga Song” from Der Zarewitsch 

JOH. STRAUSS, SR: Telefon-Polka 

MANCINI: “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s 

STRAUSS, JR: Thunder and Lightning Polka

**KERN: Old Man River from Show Boat

JOH. STRAUSS, JR: Im Krapfenwald’l Waltz 

JOH. STRAUSS, JR:  Radetzky March


Thursday January 16: The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-15) 

You’ll find the New York Philharmonic here every Thursday night from now on (unless pre-empted)!

[This Listing Differs from the one in Patterns Magazine]  

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

RAVEL:   Mother Goose Suite
*Esa-Pekka SALONEN: Violin Concerto (New York Concert Premiere)
SIBELIUS:  Symphony No 5


Friday January 17: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (perPatterns Magazine)

Bach and Schumann: Teacher and Poet   (09/21/13)

William Heiles, piano