Evening Concert

A new week of “Evening Concert” programs: music of Schubert, Ravel and others


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 & 28, 2021


Monday February 22: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-22)

The program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine per NYP change.

Repeat broadcast, includes dated references at the beginning and end of program.

Sir Andrew Davis and Marc-Andre Hamelin

Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis

Julian ANDERSON (U.K. born 1967): The Discovery of Heaven

FRANCK: Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra (Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano)

PROKOFIEV: Selections from Romeo and Juliet

CHAUSSON: Poem of Love and of the Sea (Song Cyle) Op. 19 (Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano)


Tuesday, February 23: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 21-09)

Honeck & Steinbacher

Conductor: Manfred Honeck

Bach/Webern: Ricercar No. 2 from The Musical Offering, BWV 1079

Berg: Violin Concerto (Arabella Steinbacher, violin)

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 (Great)

[CSO fill: Bartók: Two Pictures (Pierre Boulez, conductor)]


Wednesday, February 24: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 20-08)

CONDUCTOR: Edo de Waart (Both Adams & Nielsen Symphony No. 5) and

Anu Tali (Nielsen Flute Concerto)

John Adams: The Chairman Dances, Foxtrot for Orchestra

Nielsen: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (Sonora Slocum, flute)

John Adams: Violin Concerto (Leila Josefowicz, violin)

Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Opus 50

[MSO fill: Julia Perry (USA, 1924- 1979) A Short Piece for Orchestra. MSO/Teddy Abrams]


Thursday February 25: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 20-21_08)

Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Michel Camilo, piano

DUKAS: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Michel CAMILO (b. 1954, Domnican Republic): Piano Concerto No. 2, “Tenerife”

[Encore’s: Michel CAMILO: “On Fire” and an original composition, Michel Camilo, piano]

[PSO Fill: FALLA: Asturiana; Leonard Slatkin, piano; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin]

RAVEL: Alborada del gracioso

RAVEL: Pavane pour une infante defunte RAVEL: Menuet antique

RAVEL: Bolero


Sunday February 28: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 21-23)

High Drama

Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor for Piano, Op. 27, No. 2, “Moonlight”

Alessio Bax, Piano

Franck: Quintet in F minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello Gilbert Kalish, Piano; Ani Kavafian, Violin I; Ida Kavafian, Violin II; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Mihai Marica, Cello


Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-36)

Celebrating Michael Praetorius

2021 is a big year for fans of Michael Praetorius! It marks the 450th anniversary of his birth and the 400th anniversary of his death- two excellent reasons to celebrate his life and music! We'll hear some of his innovative Lutheran choral music, organ works, and some of those famous Dances from Terpsichore!

Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore (selections). The Early Music Consort of London

Praetorius: Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott. Jean-Charles Ablitzer, organ

Praetorius: Magnificat per omnes versus super ut re mi fa sol la. AND Der Tag vertreibt die finster Nacht. Huelgas Ensemble

Praetorius: Venite exultemus Domino. Weser Renaissance Bremen