Concertos by Saint-Saens’, Prokofiev, Mozart and others on “Evening Concert” programs this week

December 08, 2019
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Saint-Saens’ “1st Cello Concerto” from New York, Prokofiev’s “1st Violin Concerto” from Chicago, Mozart’s “14th Piano Concerto” from Milwaukee, Bruch’s “Concerto for Two Pianos” from Cleveland, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and an episode of “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DECEMBER 9 – 10 – 11 – 12 & 15, 2019

 

Monday December 9: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-11)

Symphonies by Borodin and Dvořák

BORODIN: Symphony No. 2 in B Minor. Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor

SAINT‐SAËNS: Cello Concerto No. 1 in Am, Op. 33. Leonard Rose, cello; Dimitri Mitropoulos, cond.

KODÁLY: Dances of Galánta. Lorin Maazel, conductor

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70, B.141. Lorin Maazel, conductor

           

Tuesday December 10: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-50)

Neeme Järvi conducts Sibelius
Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 1 in D Major, Op. 47
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19 (Vadim Gluzman, violin)
Sibelius: Suite from Karelia, Op. 11
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82
[CSO fill: Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543 (Pinchas Zuckerman, conductor)]

 

Wednesday December 11: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 19-11)

CONDUCTOR: Jeffrey Kahane

Mozart: Concerto No. 14 in E-flat major for Piano & Orchestra, K. 449. Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Schubert: Symphony No. 7 in B minor, D. 759, “Unfinished”

Mozart: Concerto in A major for Clarinet & Orchestra, K. 622. Todd Levy, clarinet

Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus

[MSO fill: Mozart: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra No. 2 in E flat major, K. Matthew Annin, horn; Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra/ Edo de Waart]

 

Thursday December 12: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 19-12)

Semyon Bychkov, conductor
GLANERT: Distant Land (US premiere)
BRUCH: Concerto for Two Pianos (Cleveland Orchestra premiere). Katia & Marielle Labèque, pianos
SMETANA: Three Selections from Má Vlast:  Vyšehrad, The Moldau, and Sárka

[fill: WAGNER: “Die Meistersinger” Prelude - Cleveland O./ George Szell; Amsterdam Concertgebouw]

 

Sunday December 15: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (19-12)

French I

Ravel: Menuet antique for Piano. Juho Pohjonen, Piano

Debussy: Quartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 10. Danish String Quartet

Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano. Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Alessio Bax, Piano

AND

Early Music Now (EMN 19-25)

Treasures from Dresden

Musical gems from the court of Dresden await you on this week's show! We'll hear works by Hans Leo Hassler, Heinrich Schütz and some of his students, plus excerpts from Michael Praetorius' 'Dances from Terpsichore'. Performances by Vox Luminis, La Fenice, and Currende are included.

Hans Leo Hassler: Intrada I. and Laudem dicite Deo nostro. Currende

Michael Praetorius: 3 Dances from Terpsichore. Ricercar Consort & La Fenice

Michael Praetorius: Siehe, wie fein und lieblich ist. La Capella Ducale & Musica Fiata

Heinrich Schütz: Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener. Vox Luminis

Heinrich Schütz: Saul, Saul was verfolgst du mich. Ensemble Akademia

Adam Krieger: Der Liebe Macht. Andreas Scholl, countertenor

David Pohle: Sonata a 6. L’arpa festante

Heinrich Schütz: Vater Abraham, erbarm dich mein La Capella Ducale & Musica Fiata

Michael Praetorius: Ballet de la Reine Ricercar Consort & La Fenice


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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