Evening Concert

Concerts from New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Leipzig on the “Evening Concerts” this week.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Kodaly’s “Hary Janos Suite” from New York, Shostakovich’s “1st Cello Concerto” from Chicago, selections from Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet” from San Francisco, Berlioz’ “Symphonie fantastique” from Leipzig, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 & 21, 2019


Monday April 15: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-29)

Kodály, Rouse, Tchaikovsky, and Wagner

KODÁLY: Háry János: Suite. Kurt Masur, conductor

ROUSE: Trombone Concerto. Joseph Alessi, trombone. Leonard Slatkin, conductor

TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini. Leonard Bernstein, conductor

WAGNER: Tannhäuser: Overture and Venusberg Music. Zubin Mehta, conductor


Tuesday April 16: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-16)

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Beethoven: Overture to King Stephen, Op. 117
Lutosławski: Symphony No. 3
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107 (Yo-Yo Ma, cello)
Janáček: Sinfonietta


Wednesday April 17: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-03) (New Series)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOIST: Leila Josefowicz, violin*

John Adams: Scheherazade.2*

Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64


Thursday April 19: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-16)

Orchestras in Saxony

Saxon Staatskapelle Dresden

Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, op. 84

Paul Hindemith: Harmonie der Welt

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Divertimento in B-flat, K. 137 (two unnamed movements)

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, op. 14


Sunday April 21: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-30)

Baroque Collection

Telemann: Gulliver Suite in D Major.

Arnaud Sussmann & Ida Kavafian, violins

Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G minor.

Lily Francis, Arnaud Sussmann, Julie Albers, Ida Kavafian, Erin Keefe, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

Telemann: Trauer-musik eines kunsterfahrenen Canarienvogels.

Monica Groop, mezzo-soprano; Ida Kavafian, Lily Francis, violins; David Kim, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double-bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

Vivaldi: Concerto in B minor for Four Violins Cello, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 3, No. 10, RV 580.

Ida Kavafian, Erin Keefe, Lily Francis, Arnaud Sussmann, violins; David Kim, Paul Neubauer, violas; Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 19-03)

HAYDN: String Quartet in F Minor, Hob III:35, Op. 20, No. 5 (1772). Dover Quartet (Joel Link, Bryan Lee, violins; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Camden Shaw, cello) (performed August 16, 2018, NMMA: New Mexico Museum of Art)

MOZART: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 (1789). Anthony McGill, clarinet; Harvey de Souza, Jennifer Gilbert, violins; Manabu Suzuki, viola; Eric Kim, cello (performed August 8, 2018, NMMA)