Evening Concert

This Week’s Evening Concerts: June 17 - 21, 2013


This week on the Evening Concert it's “The German Symphony-Orchestra of Berlin in Latin America” from Deutsche Welle Radio; Tuesday Andras Schiff is the pianist in two of the “Keyboard Concertos” by Bach on "The New York Philharmonic This Week"; Wednesday it's Beethoven from Santa Fe; Thursday, an all French program from the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Friday night it's "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

Monday June 17: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (Program #12-05)
“DSO in Latin America” (DSO = Deutsches Sym.-Orch.-Berlin = German SO, Berlin)
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
R. STRAUSS: Don Juan, Symphonic Poem    
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5
[encore: Ary BARROSO (1903 – 1964): Aquarela do Brasil (Watercolor of Brasil)]  
[DWF fill: MENDELSSOHN: Overture to a Midsummer Night’s Dream. DSO/Ashkenazy]
Tuesday June 18:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (Program #13-36)
Andras Schiff, conductor and *piano
*J.S. BACH: Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056
MENDELSSOHN:  String Symphony No. 9 in C Major                                                            
*J.S. BACH:   Keyboard Concerto in D Major, BWV 1052
SCHUMANN:  Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op.120

Wednesday June 19:  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (Program #13-03)
Benny Kim, violin; Lynn Harrell, cello; Jeremy Denk, piano
BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 3 (1795)
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Liang Wang, oboe; Kyle Mustain, English horn; Todd Levy & Michael Rusinek, clarinets; Stephen Ahearn, bass clarinet; Nancy Goeres, bassoon; Lewis Kirk, contrabassoon; Philip Myers & Julie Landsman, horn s; Jennifer Gilbert & Harvey de Souza, violins; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Eric Kim, cello; Marji Danilow, bass; Alan Gilbert, conductor
Arnold SCHOENBERG: Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E Major, Op. 9 (1906)

and Center Stage from Wolf Trap 2012-13 (Program 3)
Arnold SCHOENBERG: Suite in G for String Orchestra  (In the Old Style)
[East Coast Chamber Orchestra (formed 2001; conductor-less; 17 string players)]
Jennifer HIGDON (b.1962): Piano Trio (2003) [Lincoln Trio]
MAHLER: “Ging heut Morgan ubers Feld”;  Lee HOIBY (1926-2011): “Wild Nights”;
James TAYLOR (b. 1949): “The Secret of Life”. [Melissa Shippen, soprano; Jamie Van Eyck, mezzo-soprano; Kim Pensinger Witman, piano]

Thursday June 20: Los Angeles Philharmonic (Program #13-12)
Lionel Bringuier, cond.; * Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
MESSIAEN:  Excerpt from “Les offrandes oubliées”  (The forgotten offerings) (1930)
*SAINT-SAëNS: *Piano Concerto No. 5
RAVEL:  Daphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2    
RAVEL:   La Valse

Friday June 21: Prairie Performances
Illinois Symphony; Karen Lynne Deal, conductor  
"Earthly Encounters" (4/6/11)
ABELS: Global Warming;           HOVHANESS: "And God Created Great Whales";
DEBUSSY: Le Mer;                   SIBELIUS: Finlandia;
DVORAK: Symphony #8;           MANCINI: Moon River