Evening Concert

A few “Brandenburg” concertos, a Bassoon Concerto and much more on this week’s “Evening Concerts”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Bach’s “5th Brandenburg Concerto” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Mozart’s “Bassoon Concerto” from Chicago,  Brahms’ “Double Concerto” on “Carnegie Hall Live!”, Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” from Los Angeles, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the program “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUG 27 – 28 – 29 – 30 & SEP 2, 2018


Monday August 27: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-48)

A Century of Bernstein, Part I

Bernstein:  Overture to Candide (no conductor)    Schumann:  Manfred Overture, Op. 115 

J.S. Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1040 John Wummer, flute; Isaac Stern, violin

Thomson:  Four Saints in Three Acts: Acts III & IV (abridged) Betty Allen; mezzo; McHenry Boatwright, bass;  Lee Venora, soprano; Arnold Voketaitis, baritone;  Robert Eckert, tenor; Choral Art Society, dir. William Jonson

Bernstein:  Chichester Psalms    John Bogart, boy alto; Camerata Singers, dir. Abraham Kaplan

Russo:  Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 32, "Titans"    Maynard Ferguson, trombone

Debussy:  Rhapsody for Saxophone and Piano    Sigurd Rascher, saxophone

Brubeck, H.  II: Andante-Ballad from Dialogues for Jazz Combo & Orchestra    Dave Brubeck Quartet


Tuesday August 28: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-35)

Rafael Payare and Keith Buncke

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story 

Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, K. 191 (Keith Buncke, bassoon) 

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 (Jennifer Gunn, flute; Eugene Izotov, oboe; Christopher Martin, trumpet; Robert Chen, violin; Nicholas Kraemer, conductor)

Bach: Brandenburg Cto No. 4 (Robert Chen, v; Jennifer Gunn, fl; Louise Dixon, fl; Nicholas Kraemer, conductor)


Wednesday August 29: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 18-09)

Bayerisches Staatsorchester  (Bavarian State Orchestra) 

Kirill Petrenko, Music Director and Conductor

Brahms: Double Concerto in A Minor, Op. 102 Julia Fischer, Violin; Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Op. 58  [CHL fill: Mozart - Rondo alla  Turca-Yuja Wang]


Thursday August 30: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 18-09)  

Conductor: James Conlon

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin

Nico Muhly (b. 1981, USA): Organ Concerto (World Premiere, LA Phil co-commission) James McVinnie, organ

Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition


Sunday September 2: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-49)

Late Style

Mozart: Adagio in B minor for Piano, K. 540 Jeffrey Kahane, Piano

Brahms: Trio in A minor for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 114  Anthony McGill, Clarinet; Alisa Weilerstein, Cello; Inon Barnatan, Piano

Janáček: Mládí, Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn

Sooyun Kim, Flute; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; Tommaso Lonquich, Clarinet; Romie de Guise-Langlois, Bass Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon; David Jolley, Horn

AND Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 18-10)

From Four to 40 in 60 Minutes

Composers like Tallis, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Striggio were sonic architects who wrote polychoral music for up to forty separate voice parts. This week's show presents music for four, eight, 12, 16 and 40 voices, performed by The Huelgas Ensemble and I Fagiolini.

Samuel Scheidt: Paduan 4. Vocum La Fenice/Jean Tubery

Giovanni Gabrieli: Jubliate Deo Liuwe Tamminga, organ

Giovanni Gabrieli: Exaudi me Domine Huelgas Ensemble/Paul van Nevel

Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzona XVII a 12 Musica Fiata/Roland Wilson

Robert Wylkynson: Jesu autem transiens The Sixteen/Harry Christophers

Michael Praetorius: Jesaja dem Propheten das geschah Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh

Alessandro Striggio: Ecce beatem lucem I Fagiolini/Robert Hollingworth

Anon. Spem in Alium I Fagiolini/Robert Hollingworth

Thomas Tallis Spem in Alium Huelgas Ensemble/Paul van Nevel

Antoine Brumel Kyrie from ‘Missa Et Ecce Terrae Motus’ The Tallis Scholars/Peter Philips