Evening Concert

This Week’s “Evening Concert” : Dvorak, Brahms, Beethoven, Strauss and more


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Dvorak’s Viola Quintet on “Music Mountain”, Brahms’ 2nd Piano Concerto from the CSO, Beethoven’s 2nd Piano Concerto from San Francisco, Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival series.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUGUST 24 –25 – 26 – 27 – 28 & 30, 2015


Monday August 24:  Music Mountain [2014] (MM #15-08)

St. Petersburg String Quartet with Ricardo Cavalcante de Oliveira, Viola

Bartok: Romanian Dances, BB 68

Borodin: String Quartet # 2 in D Major

Dvorak: Viola Quintet in E Flat Major, Opus 97

[1st Historic Encore, Dohnani: Piano Quintet #1 in C major opus 1; performed by the St Petersberg String Quartet with Pamela Mia Paul, piano AND -2nd Historic Encore: Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F Major, K.370; performed by the Leontovich String Quartet with Bert Lucarelli, oboe (partial)]


Tuesday August 25: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-34)

Riccardo Muti and Yefim Bronfman

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Yefim Bronfman, piano)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 (Winter Daydreams)

Beethoven: Overture to The Consecration of the House


Wednesday August 26: San Francisco Symphony (SFS #15-22)

Charles Dutoit, conductor

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Opus 19 [Kirill Gerstein, piano]

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Opus 93

[SFS fill; Mason Bates (b. 1977): The B-Sides (Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.)]


Thursday August 27: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-48)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

R. STRAUSS Don Juan, op. 20

R. STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks

Christopher ROUSE (b. 1949):  Oboe Concerto  [Liang Wang, oboe]

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy

Friday August 28: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper



Sunday August 30: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS #14-48)

Voices from Poland & Russia

Szymanowski: Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano. Op. 28

Benjamin Beilman, violin; Gloria Chien, piano

Penderecki: Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello

Bella Hristova, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35

Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello; David Finckel, cello


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival [2014] (#15-09)

Crumb: “Vox Balaenae” (Voice of the Whale)

Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Chris Costanza, cello; and Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Connesson: “Techno-Parade”

Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Todd Palmer, clarinet; and Inon Barnatan, piano

Verdi: String Quartet in E Minor

The St. Lawrence String Quartet