Evening Concert

Music on the “Evening Concert” this week by Stravinsky, Beethoven, Schumann and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite” from New York, Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Clyne’s “Masquerade” from Pittsburgh, Schumann’s “Forest Scenes” on “Schumannfest” from Bonn, then Sunday, Beethoven’s “Flute, Violin, and Viola” trio from Lincoln Center and an episode of “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN.  6 – 7 – 8 – 9 & 12, 2020


Monday January 6: The new York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-15)

The listing differs from the one in Patterns Magazine per NYP.

Composers Conduct Their Works

Milhaud: Suite française, op. 248 (arr. for orch.). Darius Milhaud, conductor

Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1945). Igor Stravinsky, conductor

Hindemith: Requiem for Those We Love: When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d. Louise Parker, alto; George London, bass; Schola Cantorum; Paul Hindemith, conductor

Rodgers: Carousel Waltz. Richard Rodgers, conductor


Tuesday January 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 20-02)

Conductor David Afkham & Pianist Emanuel Ax

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15. (Emanuel Ax, piano)

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93.  

[CSO fill: Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20. (Fritz Reiner, conductor)]


Wednesday January 8: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 19-20_02) (New Season)

Opening Night Gala

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Clyne: Masquerade                                          

Offenbach: Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld

Schmidt: “Intermezzo” from Notre Dame          

Von Suppe: Overture to Poet and Peasant

Nielsen: Overture to Maskarade                       

Mendelssohn: “Spinning Song; Lang Lang, piano

Carl Czerny: The School of Velocity, Presto, Op. 299, No. 1; Lang Lang, piano

[PSO Fill: Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C minor; Lang Lang, piano

Morricone: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso;

Williams: Theme from Far and Away, Itzhak Perlman, violin;

Foerster: Dedication March, Lorin Maazel, conductor;

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, 4th mvmt., Fritz Reiner, conductor;

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, 1st mvmt., William Steinberg, conductor;

Handel: Water Music Suite, William Steinberg, conductor]


Thursday January 9: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2019-02) (New Season)


Performed by: Danae Dörken, piano (1, 3, 5, 8)

Arttu Kataja, baritone (2, 4, 6, 7); Paulina Tukiainen, piano (2, 4, 6, 7)

(1) C. Schumann: Nocturne in F Major, op. 6, No. 2
(2) C. Schumann: Six Songs, op. 13 

(3) R. Schumann: Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), op. 82
(4) R. Schumann: Six Poems by Nikolaus Lenau and Requiem op. 90 

(5) Mendelssohn: Fantasy in F-sharp Minor, op. 28
(6) C. Schumann: Selections from the Six Songs, op. 23 from "Jucunde" by Hermann Rollet
(7) Brahms: O Death, how bitter you are from the Four Serious Songs, op. 121 

(8) Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B Minor


Sunday January 12: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-16)

For Three

Paganini: Terzetto concertante in D major for Viola, Guitar, and Cello.

Benjamin Beilman, Viola; Jason Vieaux, Guitar; Dane Johansen, Cello

Beethoven: Serenade in D major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25. 

Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute; Ida Kavafian, Violin; Daniel Phillips, Viola


Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 19-29)

The Musical Life of Charles the Bold

Charles the Bold's death in battle on January 5, 1477 changed the course of European history. He was also a music lover who took musicians and composers with him on all his travels, including his military campaigns. We'll hear music from his court, plus selections from a mass associated with his marriage to Margaret of York. Our performers include The Binchois Consort and Gothic Voices.

Anon.: Fanfare ‘ad modum tubae’. The Minstrels of Charles the Bold;

Hayne van Ghizeghem: Amours, amours. Les Flamboyants

Antoine Busnois: Kyrie from ‘Missa L’homme armee’. The Minstrels of Charles the Bold;

Anon.: 3 basses danses. The Minstrels of Charles the Bold;

Duke Charles the Bold: Ma Dame. The Minstrels of Charles the Bold;

Antoine Busnois: In Hydraulis. Pomerium.    

Hayne van Ghizeghem: De tous bien playne. Ensemble Daedalus

Robert Morton: Le souvenir de vous me tue. Gothic Voices

Robert Morton: Plus j’ay le monde regarde. Gothic Voices

Walter Frye: So ys emprinted. Gothic Voices

Walter Frye: Missa Summa Trinitati (selections). The Binchois Consort

Robert Morton: L’Homme Armee. Capella de la Torre