Evening Concert

This Week on the Evening Concert: Oct 28 - Nov 1, 2013


This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM, it's Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" from Milwaukee...Ravel's "Le Tombeau de Couperin" from the CSO...Wednesday Arabella Steinbacher is the soloist in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto from San Francisco...Thursday it's "A Classical All-Hallows Eve" from Illinois Public Media...Friday it's Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

Monday October 28: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (#13-04) (New Season)

Francesco Lecce-Chong, cond.; *Stephen Beus, piano

COPLAND: Lincoln Portrait (Tom Barrett, narrator)

COPLAND: Appalachian Spring

Jeffrey MUMFORD (b.1955, USA): A Dance into Reflected Daylight

*GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue  

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5, Op. 82

 John ADAMS: Tromba Lontana


Tuesday October 29:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#13-33)

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

RAVEL: Le tombeau de Couperin 

DEBUSSY: La boite a joujoux

RAVEL: Pavane for a Dead Princess

FALLA:  El amor brujo Marina Heredia, flamenco vocals

[CSO fill: RAVEL: Rapsodie Espagnole (2-piano version) Katia and Marielle Labeque; CHABRIER: Espana (CSO/Alain Altinoglu)]


Wednesday October 30:  San Francisco Symphony (#13-17)

Charles Dutoit, cond.;  *Arabella Steinbacher, violin

STRAVINSKY: The Song of the Nightingale (Le Chant du rossignol)

*TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35;
 BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra

[SFS fill: Lou HARRSION: “A Parade”; SFS/Tilson Thomas;]


Thursday October 31: “A Classical All-Hallows Eve” (By VT for IL Public Media)

Two uninterrupted hours of the most funereal, dark, lugubrious, and downright scary classical music from the Friends of WILL Library, prepared for IPM by Vincent Trauth.
LISZT: Totentanz; Byron Janis, piano; Chicago Sym. O./Fritz Reiner, cond.;
CHOPIN: Funeral March from Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, op. 35; Artur Rubinstein, p.

 RACHMANINOFF: Isle of the Dead;  Chicago Sym. O./Fritz Reiner, cond.;


Friday November 1: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

UI Symphony (9/27/13)

Donald Schleicher, cond.; Eunhae Cho, soprano