Evening Concert

Monday through Thursday and Sunday evenings , it’s the “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Julia Wolfe’s “Fire in My Mouth” from New York, Brahms’ “’Haydn’  Variations” from Chicago, Mahler’s “9th Symphony” from Milwaukee, an all-Mozart program from Cleveland, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and an episode of “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DECEMBER 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 & DEC. 8, 2019


Monday December 2: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-10)

Jaap van Zweden conducts Wolfe’s Fire in My Mouth

WOLFE: Fire in My Mouth

Women of The Crossing, dir. Donald Nally; The Young People’s Chorus of New York, dir. Franciso Núñez; Jaap van Zweden, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 8; Jaap van Zweden, conductor


Tuesday December 3: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-49)

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Daniel Barenboim

Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a

Schoenberg: Transfigured Night, Op. 4 (1943 Revision)

Wagner: Good Friday Spell from Parsifal (Daniel Barenboim, conductor)

Corigliano: Symphony No. 1 (John Sharp, cello; Stephen Hough, piano; Daniel Barenboim, conductor)


Wednesday December 4: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 19-10)

R. Strauss: Death and Transfiguration Op. 24. Asher Fisch, conductor

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major. Edo de Waart, conductor


Thursday December 5: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 19-11)

Harry Bicket, conductor; Kiera Duffy, soprano
MOZART (arr BICKET): Fantasia Piece for Mechanical Clock
MOZART: “Exsultate, jubilate”
MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik
MOZART: Symphony No. 38 “Prague” 

[COR fill: MAHLER: “Kindertotenlieder – Simon Keenlyside, baritone; Cleveland Orchestra/Franz Welser-Moest; Severance Hall 3/2/00]


Sunday December 8: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-11)

Russian Voices

Borodin: Quartet No. 2 in D major for Strings. Borodin Quartet

Shostakovich: Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor for Strings, Op. 138. Borodin Quartet


Early Music Now (EMN 19-24)

Musical Life at Henry VIII's Court

King Henry VIII was not only a music-loving monarch, but a composer too! This week we'll hear highlights from musical life at his court, including works by Thomas Tallis, excerpts from Henry's songbook, and selections from the soundtrack to the 1972 film Henry VIII and His Six Wives, performed by The Early Music Consort of London.

William Cornysh: Ah Robyn, gentyl Robyn. The Oxford Camerata

Henry VIII (attrib.): Green grow’th the Holly. Theatre of Voices

Anon.: Selections from The Henry VIII Manuscript. Sirinu

Claudin de Sermisy: Jouyssance vous donneray. Alamire; Clare Wilkinson, alto

Anon.: O Deathe rock me asleep. Alamire; Clare Wilkinson, alto

Thoinot Arbeau: Basse Danse ‘Jouyssance vous donneray’. Early Music Consort of London

Pierre Phalese: Galliard ‘Traditore’. Early Music Consort of London

Thomas Tallis: Se Lord and Behold. Alamire

Anon.: Greensleeves to a Ground. Early Music Consort of London