Evening Concert

Music by Copland, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, and others on this weeks’ “Evening Concert"s


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Copland’s “Orchestral Variations” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto” from Chicago, an all-Brahms’ program on “Carnegie Hall Live!”, Stravinsky’s “Fireworks” from Los Angeles, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the program “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUG 20 – 21 – 22 – 23 & 26, 2018


Monday August 20: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-47)

The Year 1958

Schumann: Manfred Overture 

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht;  Dmitri Mitropoulos, conductor 

Copland: Orchestral Variations 

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano

Gershwin: Cuban Overture;    Zubin Mehta, conductor

Copland: Danzon Cubano Leonard Bernstein

Program will feature an interview with Barbara Haws, New York Philharmonic’s Archivist/Historian


Tuesday August 21: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-34)

Riccardo Muti and Anne-Sophie Mutter

Penderecki: The Awakening of Jacob

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 (Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin)

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61

Ravel: Bolero


Wednesday August 22: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 18-08)

All-Brahms Program

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra   Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture   Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Thursday August 23: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 18-08)

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel  Soloists: Maraca 2, percussion Joseph Pereira, timpani

Stravinsky: Fireworks

Joseph Pereira: Threshold for Solo Timpani, Two Percussion & Orchestra  (World premiere, LA Phil commission)

Brahms: Symphony No. 1 [LAP fill: Brahms String Quartet No. 2 in a, Op. 51/2 Artemis Quartet String]


Sunday August 26: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-48)

American Dances

Mark O’Connor (b. 1961, USA): F.C. Jig for Violin and Viola; Chad Hoopes, violin; Matt Lipman, viola

George Tsontakis (b. 1951, USA): Selected Knick-Knacks for Violin and Viola

Kristin Lee, violin; Richard O’Neill, viola

Barber: Souvenirs for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 28. Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano; Wu Han, Piano

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue for Piano, Four Hands, arr. Henry Levine. Alessio Bax, Piano; Wu Han, Piano


Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 18-09)

This Place is a Zoo

Dogs, horses, donkeys, frogs, and even a flea- they all get their day in the sun on today's program.

John Dowland: Frog Galliard Paul O’Dette

Georg Philipp Telemann: Violin Concerto in A Major “Die Relinge” Musica Antiqua Köln/Reinhard Goebel

Dieterich Buxtehude: Quemadmodum desiderat cervus La Fenice and Hans-Jörg Mammel, tenor

Orlando Gibbons: The Silver Swan The Consort of Musicke

Giovanni Battista Riccio: Canzon in A major ‘La Rosignola’ Frans Brüggen, recorder

Anon.: Sweet Suffolk Owl The Holbein Consort

Anon.: Squirrel’s Toy & Squirrel’s Lament The Toronto Consort

Claudio Monteverdi: O Rossignuol Sex Chordae Consort of Viols

Anon.: Sumer is icumin in The Hilliard Ensemble   Anon.: Orientis Partibus Early Music New York/F. Renz

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier La Puce Gustav Leonhardt

Heinrich Isaac: Der Hund Brisk Recorder Quartet

Josquin des Prez: El Grillo The Hilliard Ensemble Josquin

Thoinot Arbeau: The Horse’s Bransle The Forbury consort

Johann Hermann Schein: All wilden Tier & die Vöglein Singen Cantus Cölln

John Bull: Bull’s Goodnight Gustav Leonhardt