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

July 13, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert we’ll have Beethoven’s 4th and 6th Symphonies from Deutsche Welle Radio, then Trevor Pinnock leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 2 works for 3 soloists; Wednesday it’s Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet from Santa Fe, then Thursday it’s part one of a two-part ‘special’ on conductor Erich Leinsdorf. Friday it’s "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

Monday July 15: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts
“Beethoven Fest in Bonn #3”
Philharmonia Orchestra (London); Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op.68, “Pastoral”
Joseph PHIBBS (b. 1974): Rivers to the Sea (2012)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op.60
[DWF fill: Jan KALLIWODA (1801-66, Bohemian): Morceau de Salon for oboe and piano. Philippe Tondre, oboe; Masako Eguchi, piano]   

Tuesday July 16:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Trevor Pinnock, conductor and *pianist
DEBUSSY:  Marche Ecosaisse
BEETHOVEN: Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C, op.56, “Triple” Concerto (Stefan Jackiw, vln.; Pavel Gomziakov, vcl.; Kristian Bezuidenhout, piano)
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op.56, “Scottish”
*MOZART: Concerto for Three Pianos in F, K.242 (with pianists Benjamin Hochman and Kristian Bezuidenhout)

Wednesday July 17:  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Magnus LINDBERG (b. 1958) : Acequia Madre (2012 Commission by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival - World Premiere)  Chen Halevi, clarinet; Magnus Lindberg, piano
SCHUBERT: Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, Trout (1819) Jon Kimura Parker, piano; William Preucil, violin; Aloysia Friedmann, viola; Gary Hoffman, cello; Marji Danilow, bass
and Center Stage from Wolf Trap 2012-13
BIZET arr. Hans ZELLNER: L’Arlesienne Suite.  CSO Brass Quintet
Baljinder SEKHON (b. 1970?):  Pitch-Dark Path for horn and strings Robert Rearden, horn; Yuki Namata and In Sun Jang, vlns.; Matthew Carrington, viola; Susie Yang, vcl.; Jory Herman, bass
TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings in C Major, Opus 48 (East Coast Chamber Orchestra)
William BOLCOM: “I Remember”. Melissa Shippen, soprano; Kim Pensinger Witman, piano

Thursday July 18: Special: Erich Leinsdorf: Perfectionist, Pioneer, Pedagogue. (Part 1 of 2)
Partial list of excerpts from the following music:
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 (Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf)
MOZART: Symphony No, 1 (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf)
WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde (Lauritz Melchior; Helen Traubel; New York
Metropolitan Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf)
DVORAK: Symphony No. 6 (Cleveland Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf)
STRAUSS: Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome (London Symphony Orchestra,
Erich Leinsdorf)

Friday July 19: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper
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