Evening Concert

On this week’s “Evening Concert"s you’ll hear music by Mahler, Beethoven, Wagner, and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mahler’s “1st Symphony” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Beethoven’s “6th Symphony” from Chicago, Act 2 of Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolde” from Cleveland, Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” from Milwaukee” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Dock Street Theater.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC 10 –11 – 12 - 13 & 16, 2018


Monday December 10: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-11)

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (Zubin Mehta, conductor)

Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (Reri Grist, soprano; Leonard Bernstein, conductor)


Tuesday December 11: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-50)

Neeme Järvi and Robert Chen

Pärt: Fratres

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Robert Chen, violin)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, “Pastoral”

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82


Wednesday December 12: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 18-11)

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor Gerhard Siegel, tenor (Tristan); Nina Stemme, soprano (Isolde); Okka von der Damerau, mezzo-soprano (Brangäne) – Cleveland Orchestra debut; Ain Anger, bass (King Marke); Alan Held, baritone (Kurwenal); Sean Michael Plumb, baritone (Melot); Matthew Plenk, tenor (Young Sailor/Shepherd)

Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (opera in concert) (Act 2) [Act 3 follows next week].


Thursday December 13: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 18-11)

Conductor: Hans Graf

Soloist: Truls Mørk, cello

Barber: Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Opus 23a

Prokofiev: Sinfonia concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Opus 125

Trad. Catalan arr. by Pablo Casals: El cant dels ocells (Song of the Birds) Truls Mork, cello (solo)

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Opus 95, “From the New World”.


Sunday December 16: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-12)

Echos of Eastern Europe

Dvorák: Selections from Ohlas písní (Echo of Songs) for String Quartet (arr. from Cypresses, BB. 11), B. 152. Daniel Hope, Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello

Enescu: Octet in C major for Strings, Op. 7. Bella Hristova, Susie Park, Jessica Lee, Kristin Lee, Violin; Mark Holloway, Yura Lee, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Timothy Eddy, Cello


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 18-10)

Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello Benjamin Beilman, violin; Joshua Roman, cello

Moritz Moszkowski: Suite for Two Violins and Piano, op. 71 I. Allegro energico

Daniel Phillips and Livia Sohn, violin; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 100 in G Major, “Military” Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Pedja Muzijevic, piano; St. Lawrence String Quartet; Anthony Manzo, double bass