Evening Concert

This Week (May 5 - May 11, 2014) on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM


Monday night at 7:00 on “The Evening Concert” on WILL-FM it’s Haydn’s “104th Symphony” on “Salzburg Festival 2013”, then Tuesday, Nick McGegan conducts the CSO; Wednesday it’s two symphonies by Tchaikovsky from LA; Thursday, “The New York Philharmonic This Week”; Friday, “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper" and Sunday, “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”.

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

WEEK OF MAY 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 & 11, 2014

Monday May 5: Salzburg Festival (#14-05)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Daniele Gatti, conductor

Michael Volle, baritone; Roberto Sacca, tenor; Markus Werba, baritone; Anna Gabler, soprano; David Sonn, tenor; Georg Zeppenfeldt, bass;

Concert Chorus of the Vienna State Opera;

WAGNER: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Prelude, opening chorus; Act III, Scene II)

Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra/Ivor Bolton, conductor
HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 in D Major, “London”

Belcea Quartet
MOZART: String Quartet No. 22 in B-flat Major, K.589: Minuet & Finale in D


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

Nicolas McGegan conducts 18th century works

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)
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)]


Wednesday May 7:  Los Angeles Philharmonic (#14-06)

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1, Winter Daydreams

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

 [LAP fill: HERRMANN: “Fahrenheit 451: Suite from the Film”) LAP/Salonen/Sony CD]


Thursday May 8:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#14-31)

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor; *Peter Serkin, piano

BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

*BARTOK: Piano Concerto No. 3

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10


Friday May 9:  Prairie Performances

UI Symphony Chamber Orchestra (3/6/14)

Donald Schleicher, conductor



Sunday May 11: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. (#13-32) (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

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DEBUSSY:  Quartet in G Minor for Strings, Op. 10 (Kyu-Young Kim, Min-Young Kim, violin; Jessica Thompson, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello)
RAVEL:   Trio in A Minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello (Susie Park, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano)