Evening Concert

This Week on the Evening Concert: Sep 2 - 6, 2013


This week on the Evening Concert we start with “A Classical Labor Day” from Illinois Public Media, then Till Fellner is the soloist in Beethoven’s 1st Piano Concerto with the CSO; Wednesday it’s Brahms’ 1st Symphony from our new series of San Francisco Symphony broadcasts, followed by Berlioz’ “Symphonie Fantastique”  from our new series of Cleveland Orchestra broadcasts. Friday it’s "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER  2nd – 3rd – 4th – 5th – 6th and Sunday 8th,  2013

Monday September 2: SPECIAL: “A Classical Labor Day” from IPM by VT
SMITH/KEY: The Star Spangled Banner.   COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man.   THOMSON: Suite from “The Plow That Broke the Plains”.   George Whitefield CHADWICK: Jubilee from “Symphonic Sketches”.  THOMSON: Suite from “The River”.   SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever.   TOWER: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No.1.   HARRIS: “Free to Build” from “American Creed”.   VERDI: Anvil Chorus from “Il Trovatore”.   WEBER: Huntsmen’s Chorus from “Der Freischutz”.   GOUNOD: Soldier’s Chorus from “Faust”.    HANDEL: Keyboard Suite: No. 5: “Harmonious Blacksmith”.   SCHUBERT/LISZT: Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel.  TRADITIONAL: Sea Shanties: “What Shall We Do with A Drunken Sailor?” and “Blow the Man Down”.  (Robert Shaw Chorale/R.Shaw; RCA Victor Orch./R. Shaw).   MENDELSSOHN: Songs Without Words: (1.) Venetian Gondola Song in G minor, op.19, no.6;  (2.) Venetian Gondola Song in F# minor, op.19, no.12;  (3.) Venetian Gondola Song in A minor, op.62, no.5;  (4.) Hunting Song in A, op.19, no.3 (excerpt, fade…)                                                        

Tuesday September 3:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, cond.; *Till Fellner, piano
Johann STRAUSS, Jr.:   Overture to “Die Fledermaus”
*BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88
[CSO fill: HAYDN:  Sinfonia Concertante in B-Flat Major (Eugene Izotov, oboe; David McGill,
bassoon: Robert Chen, violin; John Sharp; cello; Bernard Haitink, conductor) and
BEETHOVEN: Overture to Fidelio, Op. 72b. ]

Wednesday September 4:  San Francisco Symphony (New Season Start) (#13-01)
Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.; *Yo-Yo Ma, cello
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a
*HINDEMITH: Cello Concerto
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68
[SFS Encore:  Liszt: Lamento e Trionfo from Tasso]

Thursday September 5: Cleveland Orchesta (New Season Start) (#13-01)
Franz Welser-Möst, cond.;  *Frank Rosenwein, oboe
HINDEMITH: Kammermusik No. 1, Op. 24 No. 1
*R. STRAUSS: Oboe Concerto in D
BERLIOZ: “Symphonie Fantastique,” Op. 14
[COR encore: Johann STRAUSS, Jr.: Thunder and Lightning Polka]

Friday September 6: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper
Sinfonia da Camera  Rush Hour Romance  (04/09/13) Ian Hobson, cond.; & pno.; Stefan Milenkovich, vln.; Ronald Romm, trp. SARASATE; ROMM; CHOPIN; TCHAIKOVSKY

Sunday September 8: SPECIAL: Last Night of the Proms 2013
Anna CLYNE: Masquerade (BBC Commission, World Premiere).   WAGNER: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg: Overture.  BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms.  VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending.  BRITTEN: The Building of the House.  BERNSTEIN: Candide: 'Make our Garden Grow'.  MASSENET: Chérubin: 'Je suis gris! je suis ivre!' HANDEL: Xerxes: 'Frondi tenere e belle ... Ombra mai fù'.  ROSSINI: La donna del lago: 'Tanti affetti in tal momento!' BERNSTEIN: Candide: Overture.  VERDI: Nabucco: 'Va, pensiero' (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves).  ARLEN: Over the Rainbow.  MONTI: Csárdás.  TRADITIONAL:  Londonderry Air (Danny Boy).  RODGERS: Carousel: 'You'll never walk alone'.  BANTOCK: Sea Reivers.   LLOYD: HMS Trinidad March (UK Premiere).  ARNE:  Rule, Britannia! ELGAR:  Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 ('Land of Hope and Glory'). PARRY: Jerusalem (orch. Elgar).
TRADITIONAL:  The National Anthem (arr. Britten)