Evening Concert

This week on the “Evening Concert” music of Beethoven, Mascagni, Shostakovich and others


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC 14 – 15 – 16 – 17 & 20, 2020


Monday December 14: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-12)

Jeffrey Kahane Plays and Conducts Beethoven

Conductor: Jeffrey Kahane

BACH: Concerto for Violin and Oboe. Soloists: Sheryl Staples, violin and Liang Wang, oboe

MOZART: Symphony No. 33

BEETHOVEN:             Piano Concerto No. 1. Soloist: Jeffery Kahane

[NYP fill: VIVALDI: Concerto for Four Violins. Alan Gilbert, Conductor. Soloists: Sheryl Staples, violin; Michelle Kim, violin; Marc Ginsburg, violin; Lisa E. Kim, violin;
DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. Alan Gilbert, Conductor
RAVEL: Bolero. Alan Gilbert, Conductor]


Tuesday, December 15: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-51)

Program differs from the listing in Patterns Magazine per CSO

Riccardo Muti conducts Cavalleria rusticana

Bizet: Roma (Symphony)

Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana (Anita Rachvelishvili, mezzo-soprano (Santuzza); Piero Pretti, tenor (Turiddu); Luca Salsi, baritone (Alfio); Ronnita Miller, mezzo-soprano (Lucia); Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano (Lola); Alessandra Visconti (A Woman); Chicago Symphony Chorus (Duain Wolfe, director))


Wednesday, December 16: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 20-12)

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

Vinay Parameswaran, conductor

BARTÓK: Dance Suite

BRUCH: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46. Julia Schilz, violin

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in d, Op. 47

[COR fill: WAGNER: "Die Meistersinger" Prelude. Cleveland Orchestra/ George Szell; Amsterdam Concertgebouw 06/24/65]


Thursday December 17: Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel (CCF 20-39)

The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 19391945 Program 6

All works conducted by Furtwängler.

STRAUSS: Symphonia Domestica

WEBER: Der Freischütz: Overture

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”

MOZART: Serenade in G, K. 525, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”


Sunday December 20: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-13)  


The St. Olaf Christmas Festival  (A One-Hour Retrospective due to COVID)

Program Rundown not available at time of publication of these listings

AND Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-26)       

Christus natus est nobis

Anon.: Veni solis radius. Ensemble Organum

Anon.: Nowel syng we bothe al and som. and Anon.: The Shepherd’s Star. Anonymous 4

William Knapp: A Virgin Unspotted. Anonymous 4

Anon.: Veni redemptory gencium. Anonymous

William Billings: Bethlehem. Anonymous 4

Clemens non Papa: Pastores quidnam vidistis. The Tallis Scholars

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est. Gesualdo Consort

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Angelus ad pastores ait. Gesualdo Consort

Louis-Claude Daquin: Noel Suisse. Ton Koopman, organ

Louis-Claude Daquin: Noel Etranger. Ton Koopman, organ.

Anon.: In Dulci Jubilo and Anon.: Puer Natus in Bethlehem. Utopia Chamber Choir

Juan Garcia de Zespedes: Guaracha: Convidando esta la noche. The Harp Consort