Evening Concert

“Wagner Anniversary Concert”,  Debussy’s “La Mer”, Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto and More


This week [Monday, July 28 - Sunday, August 4] on the Evening Concert it’s the “Wagner Anniversary Concert” from the "2013 Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts", then Debussy’s “La Mer” from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Wednesday SFS Concertmaster Alexander Barantschick leads a chamber-sized San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in music of Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi; Thursday Yefim Bronfman plays Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday, Chamber Music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe… That’s the “Evening Concert" Monday through Thursday & Sunday evenings at 7:00 on WILL, FM-90.9.

WILL-FM      The Evening Concert & Prairie Performances 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (M – F & SUN)


WEEK OF JULY 28 – 29 – 30 – 31 – AUG 1 & 3, 2014


Monday July 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF): (#13-05)


Recorded by Radio Bavaria (BR) in the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on May 22, 2013

Bayreuth Festival Orchestra; Christian Thielemann, conductor; Eva-Maria-Westbroek, soprano; Johan Botha, tenor; Kwangchul Youn, bass
Richard Wagner (1813-1883): Act 1 from The Valkyrie
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Wagner Siegfried's Rhine Journey and Funeral March from Twilight of the Gods
Wagner Prelude from The Mastersingers of Nuremberg


Tuesday July 29:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) (#14-30)

Susanna Mälkki conducts La mer

Sibelius: Suite No. 1 from The Tempest
Stravinsky:  Violin Concerto in D Major (Leila Josefowicz, violin)
Thomas Adès (British, b. 1971):   but all shall be well
Debussy: La mer 
Dvorák:   The Water Goblin (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)
J.Williams: Excerpt from film score for Lincoln


Wednesday July 30: San Francisco Symphony (SFS) (#14-09)

Alexander Barantschik, leader and *violinist; **Catherine Payne, piccolo; ***Jonathan D. Fischer, oboe

**Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 443

*Bach: Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041

Mozart: Divertimento in D Major for Strings, K.136 (125a)

***Bach: Concerto in D Minor for Violin and Oboe, BWV 1060

Mozart: Serenade No. 6 in D Major, K.239, Serenata notturna

[SFS Encore: Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C Major, K. 425, Linz (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)]


Thursday July 31:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP) (#14-43)


Alan Gilbert, conductor; * Yefim Bronfman, piano

 RAVEL: Alborada del gracioso

BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

*TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1

[NYP fill: VIVALDI: Concerto for Four Violins (from NYP 11-16); DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (from NYP 11-16); RAVEL: Bolero (from NYP 11-16)]


Friday August 1:  Prairie Performances: Jupiter Quartet-Plus!

Jupiter String Quartet; Wuna Meng, piano; Bernhard Scully, horn (Allerton Music Barn Festival, 9/19/13)

MOZART: String Quartet in D Major, K. 575; SCHULLER; FRANCK


Sunday August 3: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS): (#13-44)                            

Beethoven: Variations, Op. 44 (André-Michel Schub, pno; Cho-Liang Lin, vln; Gary Hoffman, cello)

Schubert: Quartettsatz (Yoon Kwon, Lily Francis, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; Julie Albers, cello)

Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major (Menahem Pressler, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; Gary Hoffman, cello)

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2013 (SFE): (#14-10)

Arthur Benjamin: Oboe Concerto on Themes of Cimarosa. Robert Ingliss, oboe; Orion String Quartet; Kristen Bruya, bass

Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70. Benjamin Beilman and Lily Francis, violins; Teng Li and Carla Maria Rodrigues, violas; Ronald Thomas and Nicholas Canellakis, cellos