Evening Concert

Got Beethoven? Music by him and others on a new week of “Evening Concert"programs


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUG 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 & 9, 2020


Monday August 3: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 20-45)

Beethoven, Stravinsky, and more!

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto (Alan Gilbert, cond.; Frank Peter Zimmerman, violin)

STRAVINSKY: Symphony in Three Movements (Alan Gilbert, cond.)

RAVEL: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe (Alan Gilbert, cond.)

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished” (Alan Gilbert, cond.)


Tuesday, August 4: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-32)

Jaap van Zweden and Denis Kozhukhin

Wagner: Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 (Denis Kozhukhin, piano)

Grieg: To Spring from Lyric Pieces (Encore) (Denis Kozhukhin, piano)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

Wagner: Prelude and Liebstod from Tristan and Isolde


Wednesday, August 5: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-06)

CONDUCTOR:            Esa-Pekka Salonen, Music Director Designate

Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Metacosmos

R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30

Sibelius: Four Legends from the Kalevala, Op. 22

[SFS fill: Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture, Opus 9 Michael Tilson Thomas]


Thursday August 6: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 20-06)

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Artistic Director and Conductor

Lucy Crowe, Soprano Jess Dandy, Contralto Ed Lyon, Tenor Matthew Rose, Bass

The Monteverdi Choir

Recorded February 24, 2020


Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125


Sunday August 9: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-46)

Romantic Masters                       

Joseph Suk: Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1
Wu Han, Piano Daniel Hope, Violin Paul Neubauer, Viola David Finckel, Cello

Mendelssohn: Trio No. 2 in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 66

Wu Han, Piano; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; David Requiro, Cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 20-06)

J.S. BACH: Three Contrapuncti from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 (ca. 1742–49)

Contrapunctus I Contrapunctus IX  Canon alla ottava

Gilles Vonsattel, piano (Performed August 6, 2019, St. Francis Auditorium)

BRUCKNER: String Quintet in F Major (1879)

Benny Kim, Daniel Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Guillermo Figueroa, violas; Eric

Kim, cello (Performed August 12, 2019, Lensic Performing Arts Center Performing Arts Center)

REYNALDO HAHN: À Chloris (1913) Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Jon Kimura Parker, piano