Evening Concert

It’s a new week of “Evening Concert” programs: music of Sibelius, Handel, et.al.


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC 7 – 8 – 9 – 10  & 13, 2020


Monday December 7: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-11)

Haydn, Martinǔ, and Sibelius (Encore presentation of program 2009-2010/17)

HAYDN: Symphony No. 95 in C minor, Hob. I:95 (1791)

MARTINŮ: Incantation, Piano Concerto No. 4, H. 358

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

[NYP fill: BACH: Magnificat. Masaaki Suzuki, cond.; Sherezade Panthaki, Soprano; Joélle Harvey, Soprano; Iestyn Davies, Countertenor; Nicholas Phan, Tenor; Tyler Duncan, Baritone; Bach Collegium Japan, chorus; Yale Schola Cantorum, chorus]


Tuesday, December 8: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-50)

Program differs from the listing in Patterns Magazine per CSO

Matthew Halls Conducts Messiah

Handel: Messiah. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Joshua Hopkins, baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus (Duain Wolfe, director); Matthew Halls, cond.


Wednesday, December 9: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 20-11)

2019 Cooper International Violin Competition Concert

Gemma New, conductor

MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in e, Op. 64. Shihan Wang, violin

PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 in g, Op. 63. Eric Charles Chen, violin

DVOŘÁK: Violin Concerto in a, Op. 53. Isabella Brown, violin

[COR fill: STRAVINSKY:  "Song of the Nightingale" Cleveland Orch./Pierre Boulez; Severance Hall 11/1970]


Thursday December 10: Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel (CCF 20-38)

The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 19391945 Program 5

All works conducted by Furtwängler.

STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto. (Erich Röhn, violin)

WAGENR: Parsifal: Prelude


Sunday December 13: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-12)  

Culturally Inspired

Francaix: Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello

Yura Lee, Violin; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello

Schoenfeld: Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano

David Shifrin, Clarinet; Ida Kavafian, Violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2 in F major for Strings, Op. 92

Calidore String Quartet


Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-25)

Pre-empted for a Hanukkah Special [Hanukkah sundown Thurs Dec 10  - sundown Fri Dec 18]

Hanukkah Lights 2020 (from NPR)

This NPR favorite returns with all new Hanukkah stories. Authors TBA. Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz. No detailed program listing available at publication date.