Evening Concert

Another week of great ‘Evening Concert” broadcasts starts tomorrow, April 22


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” from New York, Beethoven’s “2nd Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Tchaikovsky’s “6th Symphony”, the Pathetique” from San Francisco, Gliere’s Opus 5 “String Octet” from Heimbach, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 & 28, 2019


Monday April 22: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-30)

Gerald Finley sings Mendelssohn’s Elijah


Alan Gilbert, conductor; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Alice Coote, mezzo‐soprano; Allan Clayton, tenor

Gerald Finley, bass‐baritone; Jennifer Johnson, mezzo‐soprano; Benjamin P. Wenzelberg, boy soprano

New York Choral Artists; Joseph Flummerfelt, director


Tuesday April 23: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-17)

Conductor Bernard Haitink and Pianist Paul Lewis
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 (Paul Lewis, piano)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 in A Major  

[CSO fill: Kodály: Dances of Galánta (Neeme Järvi, conductor)]


Wednesday April 24: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-04)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

Mikhail Gnesin (1883- 1957, Russian): The Jewish Orchestra at the Ball of Nothingtown, Op. 41
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107 (Gautier Capuçon, cello)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 “Pathétique”


Thursday April 25: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-17)

More Tensions in Heimbach

Tatyana Masurenko, viola (1,3,6); Artur Pizarro, piano (1); Isabelle Faust, violin (2);

Yura Lee, violin (2,3,6,7,8); Elisabeth Kufferath, viola (2); Alban Gerhardt, cello (2,6,8);
Byol Kang, violin (3,6,8); Tanja Tetzlaff, cello (3,6,8); Boris Pergamenshikov, cello (4,5);
Lars Vogt, piano (4,5); Antje Weithaas, violin (5); Florian Donderer, violin (6,8);
Gergana Gergova, violin (6,8); Hanna Weinmeister, viola (6,8); Alexander Vorontsov, piano (7);
Christian Tetzlaff, violin (7); Gustav Rivinius, cello (7); Timothy Ridout, viola (8);
(1) GLINKA: Rossignol – Variations on Alyabyev's song "The Nightingale" for viola and piano (07:05)
(2) HAYDN: String Quartet in B-flat Major, op. 33, No. 4, Hob III:40 (16:54)
(3) PROKOFIEV: String Quartet No. 1 in B Minor, op. 50 (23:28)
(4) BRAHMS: Sonata No. 1 in E Minor for cello and piano, op. 38, 2nd movement * (05:28)
(5) SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano trio No. 2 in E Minor, op. 67, 2nd movement ** (03:09)
(6) SHOSTAKOVICH: Two pieces for string octet, op. 11 (10:19)
(7) NEVSKI: Piano Quartet (world premiere) (10:55)
(8) GLIERE: String octet in D Major, op. 5 (24:52)

* On CD EMI CLASSICS 557 526-2
** On CD EMI CLASSICS 0724355755322


Sunday April 28: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-31)

String Showcase

Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat major for Violin and Piano, Op. 12, No. 3

Paul Huang, violin; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Bartok: Quartet No. 1 for Strings, BB 52, Op. 7; Danish String Quartet


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 19-04)

DOHNÁNYI: Serenade in C Major for Violin, Viola & Cello, Op. 10 (1902) Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Mark Kosower, cello (rec. August 2, 2018, NMMA = New Mexico Museum of Art)

MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80 (1847) New York Philharmonic String Quartet (Frank Huang, Sheryl Staples, violins; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Carter Brey, cello) (performed August 14, 2018, NMMA)