Evening Concert

This Week’s Evening Concerts: June 3 - 7, 2013


This week on the Evening Concert we start with Dvorak’s 8th Symphony from a new summer-long series from Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts; on Tuesday it’s Mozart and Mahler from the CSO, a program that differs from the listing in Patterns; on Wednesday it’s Vivaldi and Schubert from Santa Fe; then Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a new work by John Adams. Friday night It’s Prairie Performances.

Monday June 3: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (Program #12-01)
“Heidelberg Spring”: German Sym.-Orch. Berlin/Leonard Slatkin, cond.; *Sol Gabetta, cello
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
*BLOCH: Schelomo, Hebrew Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra
[encore: *VASKS: Book for Cello: Pianissimo]
DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op.88
TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz from “Serenade for Strings”
SCHUBERT arr. MAHLER: Scherzo (3rd mvt.) from String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death & the Maiden

Tuesday June 4:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jaap van Zweden, cond.; *David McGill, bassoon
Steven STUCKY (b. 1949): Rhapsodies for Orchestra
*MOZART: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat, K. 191/186e
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1 in D Major
[CSO fill: SCHOENBERG: Variations for Orchestra, Op.31. CSO/ Barenboim]

Wednesday June 5:  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (Program #12-01) (1/13)
VIVALDI arr. Paul BAZELAIRE: Concerto for Cello, Strings & Continuo in E Minor (orig. pub. 1740).  Lynn Harrell, solo cello; Benny Kim & Kathleen Brauer, violins; L.P. How, viola; Joseph Johnson, cello; Kristen Bruya, bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord.
SCHUBERT: Piano Trio in B-Flat Major, D. 898.  Benny Kim, violin; Lynn Harrell, cello; Jeremy Denk, piano.
and Center Stage from Wolftrap 2012-13 (Program 1) (1/13)
BARBER: Serenade for String Orchestra, Op.1. East Coast Chamber Orchestra
[Off the Beaten Track: John ELMQUIST: Trio (Movements 2, 3 and 5). Jennifer Clippert, flute; John Goldman, saxophone; John Elmquist, bass (hardartgroop.com)]
SCHUMANN: Fantasiestucke, Op.12.  Joyce Yang, piano

Thursday June 6: Los Angeles Philharmonic (Program #13-10) (10/13)
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor;  Peter Sellars, director; (runs 2 hrs. 33 mins.)
John ADAMS (b. 1947):  The Gospel According to the Other Mary
Mary Magdalene: Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano;
Martha: Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Lazarus: Russell Thomas, tenor
Narrator: Dan Bubeck, countertenor
Narrator: Brian Cummings, countertenor
Narrator: Nathan Medley
Chorus: Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, Music Director

Friday June 7: Prairie Performances
Eastern (IL Univ.) Symphony
Stagestruck: The Best of Bernstein (2-17-13)
R. Robert Rossi, conductor