Evening Concert

This Week’s Evening Concerts: April 15 - 19, 2013


This week on the Evening Concert Sir James Galway plays a Mozart Flute Concerto in Pittsburgh; Edo de Waart conducts

an all-Beethoven program in Chicago; it’s “Three Brazilian Composers Who Are Not Villa-Lobos” and “Five Centuries of Latin American Music” on back-to-back episodes of “Fiesta!”; then Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique” Symphony from Los Angeles; and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion on “Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper”.

Monday April 15: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, cond.; *Sir James Galway, flute
HAYDN: Symphony No. 67
HOVHANESS: Symphony No. 2, "Mysterious Mountain"
[PSO fill: *OVERTON, David: “Galway’s Fair”;  *MANCINI: “Penny Whistle Jig”; and “Pink Panther Theme”]   *MOZART: Flute Concerto No. 2   *BIZET: Carmen Fantasy

Tuesday April 16:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, Eroica
[CSO fill: BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 Pastoral (Bernard Haitink, conductor)]

Wednesday April 17:
Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari: Three Brazilian Composers (Who Are Not Villa Lobos!) When you have a giant like Heitor Villa Lobos, we all bow to him and his creative genius. Brazil has many other wonderful composers. Here are three: one from Manaus, on the banks of the Amazon River and two from Sao Paulo.
Claudio SANTERO: Sonata No. 4, Fantasia (Evan Mitchell, piano)
Francisco MIGNONE: First Essay for String Quartet (Cuarteto Latinoamericano)
Camargo GUARNIERI: Sinfonia No. 5 (OSE SaoPaolo, John Neschling, conductor)
and Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari: Five Centuries of Latin American Music
Elbio introduces us to five hundred years of Latin American orchestral music, from the Baroque period composer  Domenico Zipoli, to the present day Arturo Marquez. Enjoy this one hour fiesta of sounds from Cuba, Paraguay, Uruguay and Mexico.
Alejandro Garcia CATURLA: Tres Danzas Cubanas (Camerata de Las Americas; Joel Sachs,
Domenico ZIPOLI: Evevazione (Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra)
LAMARQUE-PONS: Three Movements Concierto de Inviernio for Guitar and Orchestra
(Eduardo Fernandez, gtr; Philharmonic Orchestra of Montevideo; Enrique Garcia Asensio)
Arturo MARQUEZ: Danzon Numero Quatro (Camerata de Las Americas, Joel Sachs,
Silvestre REVUELTAS: Janitzio (Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela; Keri-
Lynn Wilson)
Oscar Lorenzo FERNANDEZ: Batuque (Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela; Keri-
Lynn Wilson)

Thursday April 18: Los Angeles Philharmonic
Marin Alsop, cond.; *Joshua Roman, cello; Michael Ward-Bergeman, hyper-accordion; Jamey Haddad, percussion
BARBER:  Essay No. 2
*GOLIJOV, Osvaldo (b.1960, Argentina; Romanian/Russian descent):  Azul (2006)
TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

Friday April 19: Prairie Performances
Sinfonia da Camera St. Matthew Passion (3/30/13)
Ian Hobson, music director; Fred Stoltzfus, guest conductor
BACH: St. Matthew Passion