Evening Concert

Beethoven’s 6th Symphony, Mozart’s 25th Piano Concerto and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony from last summer’s “Beethovenfest” , Mozart’s 25th Piano Concerto from Chicago, an all-Haydn program from Cleveland, Thursday, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF NOV. 9 – 10 – 11 – 12 – 13 & 15, 2015


Monday November 9: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 14-12)

Beethoven Symphonies III at the Beethovenfest, Bonn

Conductor: Andris Nelsons. City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, op. 68 (Pastoral)

Beethoven: String Quartet No.13, op.130: 4th Movement (Borodin Quartet)

[DWF fill: Tchaikovsky: Hamlet Overture, op.67a from compact disc]

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 9, 2014


Tuesday November 10: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 15-45)

De Waart conducts Brahms

CONDUCTOR: Edo de Waart

Ippolitov-Ivanov: Nocturne

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 (Orion Weiss, piano)

Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major

[CSO fill: Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major (Fritz Reiner, conductor)]


Wednesday November 11: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 15-13)

(05/02/2015) Matthew Halls, conductor
HAYDN: L'isola disabitata Overture
HAYDN: Concerto for Two Horns (Richard King, horn; Jesse McCormack, horn)
HAYDN: Piano Concerto No. 11 (Marc-André Hamelin, piano)
HAYDN: Symphony No. 101 "Clock"


Thursday November 12: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 16-07)

Leonard Bernstein, conductor (except as noted)

RODGERS: Victory at Sea: Suite (arr. Bennett) [Richard Rodgers, conductor]

COPLAND: Third Symphony

Marc BLITZSTEIN (1905- 1964): Symphony, “The Airborne” (1946). (Orson Welles, narrator; Andra Velis, tenor;  David Watson, baritone ; Choral Art Society, William Jonson, director.)


Friday November 13: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

Sinfonia da Camera:  Menahem and Mozart (11/18/14)

Ian Hobson, piano, music director, conductor; Menahem Pressler, piano

MOZART: Concerto for Two Pianos in E-flat, K.365

Sunday November 15: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-07)   

Czech Masters

Kodály: Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12 Ani Kavafian, Violin; Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola

Dvorák: Quintet in E-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 97, “The American” Ani Kavafian, Violin; Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Yura Lee, Viola; David Finckel, Cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (15-07)

Oliver Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time (1940-41). Jennifer Gilbert, violin; Eric Kim, cello; Carol McGonnell, clarinet; Ran Dank, piano