Evening Concert

Will you hear a favorite composition on this week’s “Evening Concert” programs?


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Stravinsky’s “Symphonies of Wind Instruments” from New York, Tchaikovsky’s “1st Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Strauss’ “Also Sprach Zarathustra” from Los Angeles, works by Marin Marais and others from Carnegie Hall, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and music from the Grand Teton Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUGUST 12 – 13 – 14 – 15 & 18, 2019


Monday August 12: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-46)

Jaap van Zweden Conducts Stravinsky

Ashley FURE (American, b. 1982): Filament (NYP Commission). Jaap van Zweden, conductor; Nate Wooley, trumpet; Brandon Lopez, bass; Constellation Chor

STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major. Leila Josefowicz, violin; Jaap van Zweden, conductor

STRAVINKSY: Symphonies of Wind Instruments. Jaap van Zweden, conductor;

STRAVINSKY: Persephone Jaap van Zweden, cond.; Vera Zorina, narrator; Richard Robinson, tenor; Westminster Symphonic Choir (Dr. John Finley Williamson, director)  


Tuesday August 13: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO19-33)

Conductor Thomas Søndergård and Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk

Sibelius: Nocturne and Ballade from King Christian II Suite, Op. 27

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23. (Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano)

Schumann: Von fremden Ländern und Menschen from Kinderszenen, Op. 15, No. 1. (Gavrylyuk, piano)

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op.13

[CSO fill: Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61. (Jean Martinon, conductor) and Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade (Excerpt) Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Susanna Mälkki]


Wednesday August 14: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-07)

CONDUCTOR: Simone Young. SOLOISTS: Michael Slattery, tenor; Andrew Bain, horn

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra

[LAP fill: Richard Strauss: Suite from “Der Rosenkavalier” Buffalo Phil.; JoAnn Falletta, conductor]


Thursday August 15: Carnegie Hall Live! (19-07)

Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations

Jordi Savall leads Le Concert des Nations in a program of the soundtrack to "Tous les matins du monde," (All the Mornings of the World) (1991 French movie) featuring the works of Lully, Couperin, Rameau and more, live from Carnegie Hall.

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Suite Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Mr. de Sainte-Colombe, la pere: Concert XLI a deux violes egales: La Retour

Anonymous (traditional): Une jeune fillette Eustache du Carroy; 3 fantasies sur Une jeune fillete

Marin Marais: Pieces de Viole du 3e livre 

Marin Marais: Sonnerie de Ste. Genevieve du Mont-de-Paris

Francois Couperin: Les Concerts Royaux & Nouveaux Concerts

Jean-Phillipe Rameau:  Pieces de clavecin en Concerts

Mr. de Saint- Colombe, le pere: Concert XLIV a deux violes egales: Tombeau Les Regrets

Marin Marais: Pieces de Viole du 2e livre

Jean-Marie Leclair: Sonata VIII a Trois (D Major, Op.2, No. 8)

Anonymous: Bouree D’Avignon


Sunday August 18: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-47) 

Delightful Duos

Mozart: Sonata in C major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 521. Alessio Bax, Lucille Chung, Piano

Brahms: Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38. David Finckel, Cello; Wu Han, Piano


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-06) 

Classic Americana and More

Bernstein - Candide Overture - Stéphane Denève, conductor

Sean Shepherd (American, b. 1979) - Melt (2018) [World Premier] - Donald Runnicles, conductor

Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F - Kirill Gerstein, piano - Stéphane Denève, conductor