Evening Concert

Mahler’s “1st” and Mozart’s “20th Piano Concerto” to be heard on the “Evening Concert” this week


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Strauss’ “Don Quixote” from New York, Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” from Chicago, Mahler’s “1st Symphony” from Los Angeles, Mozart’s “20th Piano Concerto” 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 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 & SEP 1, 2019


Monday August 26: The new York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-48)

A Gentleman and a Hero by Strauss

STRAUSS: Don Quixote, Op. 35. Cynthia Phelps, viola; Carter Brey, cello; Bernard Haitink, conductor

Oscar BETTISON (Brit./Amer. b. 1975): Threaded Madrigals for solo viola. Rebecca Young, viola

STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life), Op. 40. Frank Huang, violin; Alan Gilbert, conductor


Tuesday August 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-35)

Marin Alsop and Hilary Hahn: Brahms, Rachmaninov, and Sibelius

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 (Hilary Hahn, violin)

Rachmaninov:  Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27


Wednesday August 28: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-09)

CONDUCTOR: Gustavo Dudamel. SOLOIST: Yuja Wang, piano

John Adams (American, b. 1947): Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes? (world premiere, LA Phil commission) (Concerto for piano and orchestra)

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major

[LAP fill: John Adams: Chamber Symphony London Sinfonietta; John Adams]


Thursday August 29: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-09)

Mitsuko Uchida and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Mitsuko Uchida leads the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in a program of two Mozart piano concertos and pieces from Berg's Lyric Suite live from Carnegie Hall. 

Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Mitsuko Uchida, Piano & Director;

Matthew Truscott, Concertmaster & Leader

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F Major, K. 459
Berg: Three Pieces from the Lyric Suite (arr. for string orchestra)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 10 in C, K. 330: II. Andante cantabile (encore)


Sunday September 1: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-49)

Fantastic Harmonies

Arvo Pärt (Estonian, b. 1935): Fratres for String Quartet. Schumann Quartet

Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 563 Arnaud Sussman, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; David Finckel, Cello


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-09) 

Made in America

Korngold - Violin concerto - Nicola Benedetti, violin, Donald Runnicles, conductor

Aaron Jay Kernis (American, b. 1960) - Invisible Mosaic III - Jerry Hou, conductor

John Williams (b. 1932) - Schindler’s List - Nicola Benedetti, violin, Donald Runnicles, conductor