Evening Concert

This week on the “Evening Concert”  you’ll hear music by Sibelius, Shostakovich, Prokofiev and others


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” from New York, Shostakovich’s “13th Symphony” from Chicago, Prokofiev’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from Pittsburgh, an all-Offenbach program from Cologne, then Sunday, chamber music by Mozart and Brahms from Lincoln Center and an episode of “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB.  3 – 4 – 5 – 6 & 9, 2020


Monday February 3: The New York Philharominc This Week (NYP 20-19)

Jaap van Zweden conducts Sibelius and Berlioz

SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47. Augustin Hadelich, violin

BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14


Tuesday February 4: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 20-06)

Riccardo Muti conducts Shostakovich's "Babi Yar"

Prokofiev: Sinfonietta, Op. 5/48

Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 13, Op. 113 ,"Babi Yar". Alexey Tikhomirov, bass; Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director

George Walker (1922-2018): Lyric for Strings


Wednesday February 5: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 19-20_06)

Pietari Inkinen, conductor

Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3. Beatrice Rana, piano

[Encore: Frederic Chopin’s Etude in A flat major No 1, Op. 25];

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

[Fill: excerpt from Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3; Susanna Malkki, conductor]


Thursday February 6: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2019-06)

Offenbach (An all-Offenbach program from Cologne)

Youth Orchestra of North Rhine-Westphalia; Sebastian Tewinkel, conductor; Bruno Philippe, cello

Grand Concerto for cello and orchestra (Military), Opus 24  

Raphaela Gromes, cello; Julian Riem, piano

Andante for cello and piano

West German Radio Orchestra; Enrico Delamboye, conductor

Olga Pudova, soprano; Julien Behr, tenor;

Mosquito Dance from Act Two of Orpheus in the Underworld

Ah! Quelle triste destinée (What a tragic fate) from Orpheus in the Underworld

Overture to The Rhine Nixies

Les Oiseaux dans la charmille (The Birds in the Arbor) from Tales of Hoffmann

Ce n'est qu'un rêve (It's only a dream) from The Beautiful Helen

Religious march from La Haine (Hate)

Ballade of Klein-Zack from Tales of Hoffmann

Belle Nuit, o nuit d'amour (Lovely Night, O Night of Love), Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffmann

Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld

Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne; Francois-Xavier Roth, conductor; Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-soprano

The Grand Dutchess of Gerolstein, overture 

Ah que j'aime le militaire (How I love the military) from Act One of The Grand Dutchess of Gerolstein

Mon dieux, mon dieux (My God, my God) from The Grand Dutchess of Gerolstein


Sunday February 9: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-20)

Mozart & Brahms

Mozart: Quintet in D major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 593 The Orion String Quartet and Ida Kavafian, Viola

Brahms: Trio in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 101 Sitkovetsky Trio


Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 19-33)

Vox Femina

This edition of Early Music Now presents performances by all-female ensembles. We'll hear the Oslobased group Trio Mediaeval perform the 14th century Tournai Mass, plus Anonymous 4 with 13th and 14th century English chant and polyphony. Performances by Sequentia and Psallentes are also included.

Anon/Ockeghem: Ecce vicit leo & Agnus Dei (Missa Sine Nomine) Psallentes
Anon.: Tournai Mass. Trio Mediaeval
Alexander Agricola Ave Maris Stella Encantar La déclinaison de la Femme Phaedra
Anon.: Mater patris et filia; Anon.: O gloriosa Dei genitrix. Sequentia
Anon.: Virga ferax aaron; Anon.: Kyrie: Orbis Factor; Anon.: Paradisi porta. Anonymous 4