Evening Concert

Great works by Barber, Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, and others on this week’s “Evening Concert” series.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Barber’s “Violin Concerto” from New York, Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade” from Chicago, Ravel’s “Bolero” from Los Angeles, works by the “Three B’s” 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 19 – 20 – 21 – 22 & 25, 2019

Monday August 19: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-47)

Concertos by Copland, Barber, Bolcom, Adolphe, and Mozart

The program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine.

COPLAND: Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp, & Piano. Anthony McGill, clarinet; Jaap van Zweden, conductor

BARBER: Violin Concerto, Op. 14. Frank Huang, violin; Juraj Valcuha, conductor

BOLCOM: Trombone Concerto. Joseph Alessi, trombone; Alan Gilbert, conductor

ADOLPHE: Unearth, Release!. Cynthia Phelps, viola; Jaap van Zweden, conductor

MOZART: Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K. 314. Robert Langevin, flute; Bernard Labadie, conductor


Tuesday August 20: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-34)

Susanna Mälkki Conducts Debussy, Bartók, and Rimsky-Korsakov

Debussy: Gigues from Images for Orchestra

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2 (Gil Shaham, violin)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade (Robert Chen, violin)

Thomas Adès (Brit.; b. 1971) …but all shall be well Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Susanna Mälkki Chicago Symphony Orchestra

[CSO fill: Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 (excerpt) Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop; Hilary Hahn, violin]


Wednesday August 21: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-08)

CONDUCTOR: Elim Chan; SOLOISTS: Ray Chen, violin*; DiaoQiang Opera Troupe**

UCLA Association of Chinese Americans; Wushu Shaolin Entertainment

Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture

Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso*    

Ravel: Tzigane*

Du Yun: Thirst (world premiere, LA Phil commission)**

An-Lun Huang: Saibei Dance

Liu: Dance of the Yao Tribe    

Ravel: Bolero    

Ma: Good News from Beijing

[LAP fill: Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88 LA Philharmonic; Andre Previn, conductor]


Thursday August 22: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-08)

Pianist Sir András Schiff

Mendelssohn: Fantasia in F-sharp Minor, Op. 28

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major, Op. 78

Brahms: Klavierstücke, Op. 76 and Brahms: Seven Fantasies, Op. 116

Bach: English Suite No. 6 in D Minor and Bach: Italian Concerto
Brahms: Albumblatt


Sunday August 25: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-48)

Debussy and Mozart

Debussy: Nocturne et scherzo for Cello and Piano. Dane Johansen, Cello; Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

Schnittke: Moz-Art for Two Violins, after Mozart K. 416d. Arnaud Sussmann, Violin I, Ani Kavafian, Violin II

Debussy: L'isle joyeuse for Piano. Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

Mozart: Quintet in A major for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, K. 581

David Shifrin, Clarinet, Orion String Quartet


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-08) 

A Fantastic Symphony

Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 - Stéphane Denève, conductor.