Evening Concert

On this week’s “Evening Concert” programs, music of Beethoven, Respighi, Tchaikovsky and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony from New York, Respighi’s “Fountains of Rome” from Chicago, Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique” Symphony” from Los Angeles, Mahler’s “5th Symphony” from Carnegie Hall, then Sunday, chamber music by Brahms from Lincoln Center and music from the Grand Teton Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JULY 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 & 28, 2019


Monday July 22: "The new York Philharmonic This Week" (NYP 19-43)

Jaap van Zweden Conducts Shostakovich and Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

SHOSTAKOVICH/ BARSHAI: Chamber Symphony (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)


Tuesday July 23: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-30)

Manfred Honeck Conducts Respighi and Tchaikovsky

Respighi: Fountains of Rome

Respighi: Concerto Gregoriano (Robert Chen, violin)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 “Pathétique”

Dvořák: Carnival Overture, Op. 92


Wednesday July 24: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-04)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

*SOLOISTS:  Measha Brueggergosman, mezzo-soprano    Mikaela Bennet, soprano    Kara Dugan, mezzo-soprano

*Tilson Thomas: Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind

Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 “Pathétique”


Thursday July 25: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-04)

Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra

This performance with Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra also featured trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger, who showcased his skills on the piccolo trumpet and cow horn — as well as his voice — in HK Gruber’s Aerial. The program concluded with Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, a sprawling work that tugs at your every emotion, from the opening trumpet calls to the finale’s magnificent peaks. 
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, music director and conductor
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet
HK Gruber: Aerial Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
Mahler: Symphony No. 5


Sunday July 28: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-44)

Boccherini & Brahms

Boccherini: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, G. 324, “La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid” The Miro Quartet, together with cellist David Finckel

Brahms: Quintet in B minor for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 115 David Shifrin, Clarinet; Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin; Erin Keefe, Violin; Mark Holloway, Viola; Timothy Eddy, Cello


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-04)  

Two Great Artists

Shostakovich - Cello Concerto - Johannes Moser, Donald Runnicles, conductor

R. Strauss - The Four Last Songs - Renée Fleming - Edo de Waart, conductor