Evening Concert

Music by Stravinsky, Strauss, Tchaikovsky and others on this week’s “Evening Concert"s


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite” from New York, Richard Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks” from Chicago, Tchaikovsky’s “Rococo Variations” from Pittsburgh, Britten’s “War Requiem” from Cologne, Germany, then Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and the return of “Early Music Now”. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 & 13, 2019


Monday January 7: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (19-15)

Composers Conduct Their Compositions

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

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

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

Rodgers: The Carousel Waltz Richard Rodgers, conductor


Tuesday January 8: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-02)

Juraj Valčuha and Christian Tetzlaff (Repeat of 18-01) 

Haydn: Symphony No. 85 in B-flat Major (The Queen)

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35 (Christian Tetzlaff, violin)

J. Strauss, Jr: Emperor Waltz, Op. 437

R. Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

[CSO fill: Lutosławski: Symphony No. 3 (Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor)]


Wednesday January 9: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 18-19_02) (New Season)

Sir Mark Elder, conductor

Elgar: Symphony No. 1

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme (Anne Martindale Williams, cello)

Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

[PSO fill: Haydn: Finale from Trio No. 15 in G for Violin, Cello, and Harp; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Anne Martindale Williams, cello; Gretchen van Hoesen, harp]


Thursday January 10: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 18-02)

War Requiem

Banu Böke, soprano; James Gilchrist, tenor; Erik Sohn, baritone;

Coventry Cathedral Girls' Choir; Polish National Youth Choir; Les Pastoureaux Choir, Belgium;

Youth Choir of St. Luke's Church in Bonn; Choir of the Bach Association Cologne;

National Youth Orchestra of Germany; French National Youth Orchestra;

Thomas Neuhoff and Daniel Spaw, conductors

Britten: War Requiem

[DWF fill: Britten: String Quartet, mvmts. 1, 3 & 4 (Emperor Quartet)]


Sunday January 13: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-16)

Russian Chamber Music

Scriabin: Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16 Wu Han, Piano

Taneyev: Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30

Wu Han, Piano; Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd,

Violin; Pierre Lapointe, Viola; Dane Johansen, Cello)


Early Music Now (EMN 18-29)

La Serenissima

The 16th century Venetian School influenced composers all over Europe - from the polychoral masterpieces of Gabrieli to the innovative keyboard music of Merulo. We'll also hear selections from the Odhecaton: the earliest music collection printed using movable type, published by Petrucci in Venice in 1501.

Claudio Merulo: Toccata Prima Andrea Marcon, organ Masters of the Italian Renaissance

Giovanni Valentini: Sonata a 5 in g minor ACRONYM Oddities & Trifles

Josquin des Prez: Adieu mes amours Capilla Flamenca Margarete & Maximilian

Johannes Ockeghem: Petite Camusette Capilla Flamenca Margarete & Maximilian

Heinrich Isaac: Et qui la dira dira Capilla Flamenca Dulcis Melancholia

Pierre de la Rue: Pourquoy non ne veuil je morir Capilla Flamenca Portrait musical Musique en Wallonie

G. Gabrieli: Buccinate in neomenia tua Musica Fiata & La Capella Ducale The Feast of San Rocco Venice 1608

G. Gabrieli: Canzon XVII Musica Fiata & La Capella Ducale The Feast of San Rocco Venice 1608

G. Gabrieli:Canzona con 3 violini Musica Fiata & La Capella Ducale The Feast of San Rocco Venice 1608

G. Gabrieli: In eclesiis Musica Fiata & La Capella Ducale The Feast of San Rocco Venice 1608

G. Gabrieli: Magnificat a 33 Musica Fiata & La Capella Ducale The Feast of San Rocco Venice 1608

G. Gabrieli: Canzona No. 14 The Gabrieli Players Music for San Rocco