Evening Concert

A new week of “Evening Concert” programs: music of Rossini, Mahler, Brahms and others


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 & 7, 2021


Monday March 1: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-23)

The program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine per NYP change.

Repeat broadcast, includes dated references and a “Leap Year” themed program.

Rossini and Mahler

Conductors: Thomas Schippers (Rossini), Leonard Bernstein (Mahler), Soloists (Rossini): Martina Arroya, soprano; Beverly Wolff, mezzo-soprano; Tito Del Bianco, tenor; Justino Diaz, bass; The Camerata Singers; Soloist (Mahler): Reri Grist, soprano

ROSSINI: Stabat Mater; MAHLER: Symphony No. 4


Tuesday, March 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-10)

Solti Conducts Mahler 8

Conductor: Sir Georg Solti; Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in E-flat Major (Symphony of a Thousand)

Sir Georg Solti, conductor; Heather Harper, soprano; Lucia Popp, soprano; Arleen Augér, soprano; Yvonne Minton, contralto; Helen Watts, contralto; René Kollo, tenor; John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; Martti Talvela, bass; Wiener Staatsopernchor (Norman Balatsch, director); Wiener Singverein (Helmut Froschauer, director); Wiener Sängerknaben


Wednesday, March 3: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 20-09)

CONDUCTOR: Ken-David Masur; SOLOIST(S): Orion Weiss, piano

Mendelssohn: Trumpet Overture in C major, Opus 101

Beethoven: Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 19

Gabrieli/Ed. Block: Canzon Septimi Toni à 8 (No. 2). Gabrieli/Ed. King: Canzon Primi Toni

Gabrieli/Ed. King: Canzona per sonare No. 2

Michele Dall’Ongaro: La primavera

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Opus 90, “Italian”


Thursday March 4: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 20-21_09)

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin

BACH: Chaconne; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8; BRAHMS: Violin Concerto

Encore: PAGANINI: Caprice No. 5

[PSO fill: MOZART: “Et incarnates est” from “Requiem”; Manfred Honeck, conductor; Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Chen Reiss, soprano]


Sunday March 7: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-24)

Courageous Women

(Ruth) Crawford Seeger (1901-1953): String Quartet

Jupiter String Quartet (University of Illinois Artists in Residence)

Alan Louis Smith (b. 1955) Vignettes - Covered Wagon Woman

Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Warren Jones, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Priscilla Lee, cello


Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-37)

The program differs from the one in Patterns Magazine per EMN

The Garden of Zephyrus

This week's show takes us to a lush medieval garden with The Orlando Consort and selections from their CD “The Rose, the Lily, & the Whortleberry”. We'll also hear sensual garden-themed pieces with texts from the Song of Solomon, performed by Stile Antico, and the tender This Day Day Dawes, performed by The Sixteen.

Anon.: N’a pas longtemps. Ensemble Fortuna.      Anon.: En un gardin. Capilla Flamenca

Anon.: Rosa das Rosas, fror das frores. Hana Blazikova, soprano

Anon.: This Day Day Dawes. The Sixteen.     Jean Pullois: Flos de Spina. The Binchois Consort

Clemens non Papa: Ego flos campi. & Rodrigo de Ceballos: Hortus conclusus. & Tomas Luis de Victoria: Vidi speciosam. Stile Antico

Guillaume de Machaut: Rose, liz, printemps, verdure. & Anon.: El mois de Mai. & Clemens non Papa: Au ioly bocquet croist le violette. & Jacques Arcadelt: I vaghi fiori.

William Byrd: All in a Garden Green. Paul Jenkins, harpsichord