Evening Concert

On the “Evening Concert” this week, music of Tchaikovsky, Copland, and others


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Tchaikovsky’s “ ‘ Little Russian’ Symphony” from New York, a few “Old American Songs” from Chicago, Beethoven’s “ ‘Triple’ Concerto” from Los Angeles, Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” from Carnegie Hall, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and music from the Grand Tetons. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JULY 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 & 7, 2019


Monday July 1: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-40)

Nielsen and Tchaikovsky

NIELSEN: Flute Concerto Robert Langevin, flute Alan Gilbert, conductor

NIELSEN: Violin Concerto Nikolaj Znaider, violin Alan Gilbert, conductor

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian” Alan Gilbert, conductor


Tuesday July 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-27)

American Music with Bramwell Tovey and Thomas Hampson

Ives/Schumann: Variations on “America”

Ives/Adams:  At the River (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Copland:  Simple Gifts, The Boatman’s Dance, & The Golden Willow Tree from Old American Songs  (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Still: In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy

Damrosch: Danny Deever (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Daugherty:  Letter to Mrs. Bixby from Letters from Lincoln (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Corigliano:  One Sweet Morning from One Sweet Morning  (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 (Enigma) 

[CSO fill: Stravinsky: Suite from Petrushka (Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor)]


Wednesday July 3: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-01) (First in series)

CONDUCTOR: Gustavo Dudamel

SOLOISTS:  Martin Chalifour, violin    Joanne Pearce Martin, piano    Robert deMaine, cello

Esa-Pekka Salonen:  LA Variations

Beethoven:  Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C Major, Op. 56 “Triple”

Andrew Norman: Sustain (world premiere, LA Phil commission)  

[LAP fill: Ravel Ma mere L’Oye, M. 60 LAP, Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor]


Thursday July 4: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-01) (First in series)

San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas, Renée Fleming, and Audra McDonald

Gershwin: Cuban Overture; "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
Villa Lobos: Aria from Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 (arr. Mark Volkert)

Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1

Bock/Harnick: "Vanilla Ice Cream" from She Loves Me

Guettel: "Fable" from The Light in the Piazza

Stephen Sondheim/Rodgers: "Children Will Listen" from Into the Woods / "You've Got To Be Carefully Taught" from South Pacific (arr. Rob Fisher; orch. Bruce Coughlin)

Nyro: “Save the Country” (arr. Michael Tilson Thomas; orch. Bruce Coughlin)

Gershwin: An American in Paris 


Sunday July 7: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-41)

Musical Conversations

Jalbert: Street Antiphons for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano David Shifrin, Clarinet; Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin; Isang Enders, Cello; Wu Qian, Piano

Mendelssohn: Quartet in D major for Strings, Op. 44, No. 1 Calidore String Quartet: Jeffrey Myers, Ryan Meehan, Violin; Jeremy Berry, Viola; Estelle Choi, Cello

AND Live from Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-01) (First in series)

The Jupiter

Vaughan Williams - Lark Ascending - Nurit Bar-Josef, violin solo, Donald Runnicles, conductor, GTMF Festival Orchestra

Mozart - Symphony 41 “Jupiter” - Donald Runnicles, conductor, GTMF Festival Orchestra