This Week on the Evening Concert: Oct 7- 11, 2013

October 05, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM it’s the Milwaukee Symphony with a ‘mainly-Mendelssohn’ program, followed by a ‘Shostakovich Birthday Celebration’ from the New York Philharmonic . Wednesday Garrick Ohlsson plays Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony; Thursday Daniil Trifinov plays Chopin’s 1st Piano Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra.  Friday it's "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

WEEK OF OCTOBER  7 – 8 – 9 – 10 – 11,  2013

Monday October 7: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (#13-01) (New Season)

            Gilbert Varga, conductor;  *Frank Almond, violin

            MENDELSSOHN: “Hebrides” Overture

            *MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E Minor

            MENDELSSOHN: Nocturne from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

            MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4, “Italian”

            [MSO fill: SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5 (Pinchas Zukerman, conductor)]


Tuesday October 8:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (#13-52)

“Happy Birthday, Dmitri” (Sept. 12 or 25th, 1906, depending on your source)

SHOSTAKOVICH:  “Festive” Overture (Bramwell Tovey, conductor)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1 (Lynn Harrell, vcl.; Lorin Maazel, cond.)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 4 (Andrei Boryenko, conductor)


Wednesday October 9:  San Francisco Symphony (#13-14)

Herbert Blomstedt, cond.; *Garrick Ohlsson, piano

*MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-Flat Major, K. 271 (Jeunehomme)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 3


Thursday October 10: Cleveland Orchestra (#13-11)

James Gaffigan, cond.; *Daniil Trifinov, piano
WAGNER: Prelude to Act 3 of “Tristan und Isolde”
*CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, Op. 11
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird: (excerpt)

PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet Suite

[COR fill: BRAHMS: Song of Destiny. (Cleveland Orch. Chorus; Cleve.O.; Franz Welser-Moest)]


Friday October11: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper

(Per Patterns) Performances from throughout the WILL listening area to be announced

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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