This Week’s Evening Concerts: July 22 - 26, 2013
This week on the Evening Concert we’ll have Beethoven’s 5th and 8th Symphonies from Deutsche Welle Radio, then Emanuel Ax is the piano soloist in Haydn’s 11th Piano Concerto from New York; Wednesday pianist Inon Barnatan plays Bach’s “G Minor Keyboard Concerto” in Santa Fe, then Thursday it’s part two of our two-part ‘special’ on conductor Erich Leinsdorf. Friday it’s "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".
Monday July 22: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts
“Beethoven Fest in Bonn #4”
Philharmonia Orchestra (London); Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op.93
Steven STUCKY: (b. 1949): Radical Light for Orchestra (2006-07)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op.67
[DWF fill: MOZART: (extended excerpt from) Don Giovanni, Act 2, Scene 2 Giuseppe Taddei, baritone; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra (London)/Carlo Maria Giulini; (rec. 1961)]
Tuesday July 23: The New York Philharmonic This Week (Program #13-41)
Alan Gilbert, cond.; *Emanuel Ax, pianist
*HAYDN: Piano Concerto No. 11 in D Major
Christopher ROUSE (b. 1949): Symphony No. 3 (New York Premiere)
WAGNER-LEINSDOR arr. Alan GILBERT: A Ring Journey
Wednesday July 24: Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
BACH: Keyboard Concerto No.7 in G minor, BWV 1058.
Inon Barnatan, piano; Jennifer Gilbert & Harvey de Souza, violins; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Joseph Johnson, cello; Marji Danilow, bass.
BARTOK: Violin Sonata No. 1 in C-Sharp Minor, Sz.75.
Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Jon Kimura Parker, piano.
and Center Stage from Wolf Trap 2012-13
Anthony DILORENZO: Fire Dance. CSO Brass Quintet
COPLAND:“There Came a Wind Like a Bugle”. Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano; Kim Pensinger Witman, piano
COPLAND arr. Jay LICHTMANN:“Grover’s Corners” from Our Town. CSO Brass Quintet
Chris ROGERSON: Air. Robert Belenic, instrument???
Kenji BUNCH: Magic Hour; Concrete Stream; Ahn Trio
Eric EWAZEN: Frostfire. CSO Brass Quintet
Ben MOORE: “The Red Vineyard” and TRAD.:“Go Tell In on the Mountain”
Melissa Shippen, soprano; David Portillo, tenor; Kim Pensinger Witman, piano
Thursday July 25: Special: Erich Leinsdorf: Perfectionist, Pioneer, Pedagogue. (Part 2 of 2)
Partial list of excerpts from the following music:
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Van Cliburn, piano; Boston Symphony Orchestra,
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor)
MOZART: Eine Kleine Nacht Musik (Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, cond.)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 (Jane Marsh; Josephine Veasey; Placido Domingo;
Sherrill Milnes; New England Conservatory Chorus; Pro Musica Chorus;
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, conductor)
Friday July 26: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper
“July features the best of past performances from across central Illinois.”