Evening Concert

Music by Bernstein, Shostakovich and others on the “Evening Concert” programs this week


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” from New York, Shostakovich’s “8th Symphony” from Chicago, Mozart’s “2nd Violin Concerto” from Pittsburgh, Beethoven’s “Violin Concerto” from Bonn, then Sunday, chamber music by Britten and Dvorak from Lincoln Center and “Music for Holy Week” on “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR. 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 & 12, 2020


Monday April 6: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-28)

The listing differs from the one in Patterns Magazine (per the NYP)

Bernstein Conducts Bernstein

BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms (World Premiere performance) (July 15, 1965)

(Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Camerata Singers, dir. Abraham Kaplan; John Bogart, boy alto) BERNSTEIN: Kaddish, Symphony No.3

(Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Camerata Singers, dir. Abraham Kaplan; Columbus Boychoir, dir. Donald Bryant; John Bogart, boy alto; Felicia Montealegre, speaker; Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano) BERNSTEIN: Suites 1 and 2 from Dybbuk

(Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Paul Sperry, tenor; Bruce Fifer, bass-baritone)


Tuesday April 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-15)

James Gaffigan and Cynthia Yeh

Avner Dorman (b. 1975, Israeli): Eternal Rhythm (U.S. Premiere) (Cynthia Yeh, percussion)

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 65

[CSO fill: Ravel: Boléro (Sir Georg Solti, conductor)]  


Wednesday, April 8: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 19-20_15)

Osmo Vanska, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2

[PSO Fill: Dmitri Kabalevsky: “The Comedians” and Jean Sibelius: Finlandia and

Sibelius: Symphony No. 3; Lorin Maazel, conductor; Jean Sibelius’ Valse Triste]

Thomas Adès: Concentric Paths


Thursday April 9: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2019-15)

Premiere at the Beethovenfest

NDR-Elbphilharmonie Orchestra Hamburg (1,3,4) Conductor: Alan Gilbert (1,3,4)
Soloists: Carolin Widmann, violin (1,2,3)
(1) BEETHOVEN: Violin concerto in D Major, op. 61 (42:19)
(2) BACH: Violin Partita No. 2: Sarabande * (01:49)
(3) POPPE: "Schnur" (String) for violin and orchestra (world premiere) (19:30)
(4) BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92 (39:17)


Sunday April 12: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-29)

Britten and Dvorak

Britten: Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for Countertenor, Tenor, and Piano, Op. 51 Daniel Taylor, Countertenor; Anthony Griffey, Tenor; Gloria Chien,Piano

Dvorák: Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 26 Gloria Chien, Piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, Violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello


Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 19-42)

Music for Holy Week

Sublime and contemplative music for Holy Week awaits you on this week's program, including Heinrich's Schütz's 'Seven Last Words of Christ', and selections from his St. John Passion. Paul Hillier directs Ars Nova Copenhagen.

Alexander Agricola: O crux ave Chanticleer

Carlo Gesualdo: Velum templi scissum est The Taverner Consort

Heinrich Schütz: Die Sieben Worte Ars Nova Copenhagen

Heinrich Schütz: St. John Passion (selections) Ars Nova Copenhagen

Heinrich Schütz: St. John Passion: Beschluss Ars Nova Copenhagen