Evening Concert

This week’s “Evening Concert” has two “Cello Concertos” and a “Fantastic Symphony”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Schumann’s “Cello Concerto” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Saint-Saens’ “1st Cello Concerto” from Chicago, Prokofiev’s “3rd Piano Concerto” on “Carnegie Hall Live!”, Berlioz’s “Symphonie fantastique” from Los Angeles, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUL 23 –24 – 25 – 26 & 29, 2018


Monday July 23: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-43)

Carter: Concerto for Orchestra; Pierre Boulez, conductor

J.S. Bach: Concerto for violin & oboe; Jeffrey Kahane (from keyboard); Sheryl Staples, v; Liang Wang, o.

Schumann: Cello Concerto; Carter Brey, c; Alan Gilbert, conductor

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Frank Huang, v; Alan Gilbert, conductor


Tuesday July 24: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-30)

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Prokofiev (Repeat of 17-31)

Stravinsky: Scenes de ballet
Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1; Gautier Capucon, cello
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
R. Strauss: Death and Transfiguration


Wednesday July 25: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 18-04)

Martha Argerich and Rome’s Santa Cecilia Orchestra (Antonio Pappano, conductor)

Verdi: Sinfonia from “Aida”
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3; Martha Argerich, p.
Ravel: Little Ugly Girl (encore); Martha Argerich, p. 
Respighi: The Fountains of Rome; and The Pines of Rome
Sibelius: Valse Triste (encore)


Thursday July 26: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 18-04)

Principal Guest Conductor: Susanna Mälkki

Berlioz: Queen Mab Scherzo

Francesconi, Luca (b. 956, Italy): “Duende: The Dark Notes for violin and orchestra” (US Premiere)
Berlioz: Symphonie fantasique

[LAP Fill: Berlioz: King Lear Overture Op. 4; Scottish National Orchestra; Alexandra Gibson, conductor]


Sunday July 29: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-44)

Britten and Dvořák

Britten: Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for Countertenor, Tenor, and Piano, Op. 51

(Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Anthony Griffey, tenor; Gloria Chien, piano)

Dvořák: Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 26

(Gloria Chien, piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello)


Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 18-05)

I've heard that one before

Robert Morton: L’Homme armé; Capella de la Torre

Guillaume Dufay: Kyrie from ‘Missa L’Homme Armé; Cantica Symphonica

Ludwig Senfl: Tandernaken; Fretwork

Antoine Brumel: Tanndernac; Piffaro

Pierre Alamire: Tandernaken op den Rijn; Piffaro

Jakob Obrecht: T’ander naken; Piffaro
Heinrich Isaac: La Spagna; The Dufay Collective

Anonymous: La Spagna; The Dufay Collective

Alessandro Scarlatti: Variations on ‘La Follia’; Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord

John Playford: Faronell’s Division; Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall

Emilio de’Cavalieri: La Pellegrina: O che nuovo miraculo; Huelgas Ensemble

Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz: El Gran Duque & Baylete; The Harp Consort/Andrew Lawrence King
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Ballo del Granduca; Reinhard Jaud, organ

Hans Leo Hassler: Mein g’muth ist mir verwirret; Currende/Erik van Nevel

J.S. Bach: Erkenne mich, mein Hüter; Collegium Vocale Gent/Philippe Herreweghe