Evening Concert

This Week (May 19 - May 25, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM


Monday night at 7:00 on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra plays Mozart’s 34th Symphony; Tuesday night it’s Saint-Saen’s “Organ” Symphony from the CSO; Wednesday it’s Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Thursday, “The New York Philharmonic This Week”; Friday, “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper" and Sunday, “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”.

WEEK OF MAY 19 – 20 – 21 – 22 – 23 & 25, 2014

Monday May 19: Salzburg Festival (#14-07)

Till Fellner, piano; Belcea Quartet

DVORAK: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

Ivor Bolton, conductor; Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra;
MOZART: Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K. 388
[Salzburg Festival fill: Schumann: Five Songs from ‘6 Gesange”, op.107, and Dichterliebe, op. 48; Christian Gerhaher, baritone; Gerold Huber, piano]


Tuesday May 20:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-20)

Dutoit and Dufour

Charles Dutoit, conductor; *Matthieu Dufour, flute; **Paul Jacobs, organ

DUKAS: La Peri: Fanfare and poème dansé
*Guillaume CONNESSON (b. 1970, France): pour sortir au jour [CSO co-commission; World Premiere]
**SAINT-SEANS: Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, “Organ”
[CSO fill: John WILLIAMS: Violin Concerto (Gil Shaham, violin; John Williams, conductor)]


Wednesday May 21:  Los Angeles Philharmonic (#14-08)

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; *Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; **LA Master Chorale

*BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5

**RAVEL: Daphnis and Chloé  (complete ballet score)

 [LAP fill: HOLST: Mars from “The Planets”; LA Phil./Leopold Stokowski (EMI Classics 65423-2)]


Thursday May 22:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-33)

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; *Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano

Julian ANDERSON (b. 1967, Britain):  The Discovery of Heaven (U.S. Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the London Philharmonic Orchestra)

*FRANCK: Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra

PROKOFIEV: Selections from Romeo and Juliet

[NYP fill: CHAUSSON: Poem of Love and of the Sea. NYP/Alan Gilbert, cond.]


Friday May 23:  Prairie Performances

Sinfonia da Camera (3/8/14) From Russia With Love

Ian Hobson, conductor; Andres Cardenes, violin



Sunday May 25: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. (#13-33) (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

Bach & Schubert

BACH:   Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Unaccompanied Cello, BWV 1011 (Colin Carr, cello)
SCHUBERT:  Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major for Strings, D. 87, Op. 125, No. 1 (Vermeer String Quartet: Shmuel Ashkenasi, Mathias Tacke, violins; Richard Young, viola; Marc Johnson, cello)