Evening Concert

Barber’s “Violin Concerto” and Beethoven’s “9th” are scheduled to be heard on this week’s “Evening Concert” programs.


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUL 20 – 21 – 22 – 23 & 26, 2020

Monday July 20: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-43)

The Artistry of Magnus Lindberg

LINDBERG: ExPo (Alan Gilbert, cond.)

LINDBERG: Souvenir in Memoriam Gerard Grisey (Alan Gilbert, cond.)

LINDBERG: Grand Duo (Alan Gilbert, cond.)

LINDBERG: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Yefim Bronfman, piano; Alan Gilbert, cond.)

LINDBERG: Kraft (Magnus Lindberg, piano; Chen Halevi, clarinet; Carter Brey, cello; Christopher S. Lamb, percussion; Daniel Druckman, percussion; Markus Rhoten, timpani; Juhani Liimatainen, electronics; Alan Gilbert, cond.)


Tuesday, July 21: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-30)

James Gaffigan conducts Bernstein, Barber, and Rachmaninov

Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront

Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14 (James Ehnes, violin)

Bach: Allegro assai (fourth movement) from Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005 (Encore) (James Ehnes, violin)

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

[CSO fill: Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major; Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Sir Georg Solti]


Wednesday, July 22: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-04) (New Season: Ep. 4 of 13)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOISTS: Susanna Phillips, soprano*
Susanna Phillips, soprano, Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano, Nicholas Phan, tenor, Davóne Tines, baritone, SFS Chorus**

Berg: Seven Early Songs*

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125**

[SFO fill: Samuel Carl Adams: Drift and Providence. Michael Tilson Thomas 2012-09-27 ; Davies Symphony Hall]


Thursday July 23: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 20-04) (New Season: Ep. 4 of 13)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Music Director and Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-Soprano

Recorded November 15, 2019

HECTOR BERLIOZ La mort de Cléopâtre


Sunday July 26: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-44)


Schubert: Sonata in A minor for Viola and Piano, D. 821, “Arpeggione”

Paul Neubauer, Viola; Orion Weiss, Piano

Beethoven: Trio in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 1, No. 1

Wu Han, Piano; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; David Requiro, Cello



Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 20-04) (New Season) (Early Music Now Returns 10/2020)

BARTÓK: Three Burlesques, Sz. 47, BB 55 (1908 – 1911)

Perpatvar (Quarrel): Presto

Kicsit ázottan (A little tipsy): Allegretto

Molto vivo, capriccioso

Zoltán Fejérvári, piano (Performed August 13, 2019, St. Francis Auditorium)

WEBERN: Five Movements for String Quartet, Op. 5 (1909)

Escher String Quartet: Adam Barnett-Hart, Brendan Speltz, violins; Pierre Lapointe, viola;

Brook Speltz, cello (Performed July 23, 2019, St. Francis Auditorium)

KORNGOLD: Piano Quintet in E Major, Op. 15 (1921–22)
Haochen Zhang, piano; Harvey de Souza, Jennifer Gilbert, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Mark Kosower, cello