Evening Concert

Music by Brahms, Beethoven, and others on this week’s “Evening Concert” programs


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Brahms’ “1st Symphony” from New York, Beethoven’s “Emperor Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Brahms’ “1st Piano Concerto” from Los Angeles, Prokofiev’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from Carnegie Hall, then Sunday, chamber music by Mozart from Lincoln Center and music from the Grand Teton Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JULY 29 – 30 – 31 – AUGUST 1 & 4, 2019


Monday July 29: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-44)

Jaap van Zweden Conducts Adams and Brahms

Adams: The Wound-Dresser (Matthias Goerne, baritone)

Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81

Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

[NYP fill 1: Brahms: Academic Festival Overture. Leonard Bernstein, conductor]

[NYP fill 2: Nico Muhly: Detailed Instructions. Alan Gilbert, conductor]


Tuesday July 30: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-31)

Conductor James Feddeck and Pianist Nicholas Angelich

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 (Emperor)  (Nicholas Angelich, piano)

Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70

[CSO fill: Brahms:  Tragic Overture, Op. 81 (Sir Georg Solti, conductor)]


Wednesday July 31: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-05)

CONDUCTOR: Zubin Mehta *SOLOIST:  Yefim Bronfman, piano

*Brahms:  Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15

*Chopin:  Étude Op. 10, No. 3 in E Major “Tristesse”

Brahms:  Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

[LAP fill: Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol New York Philharmonic; Zubin Mehta, conductor]


Thursday August 1: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-05)

Martha Argerich and Rome’s Santa Cecilia Orchestra

This episode of Carnegie Hall Live features the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, performing quintessentially Italian works by Giuseppe Verdi and Ottorino Respighi. The program also includes Argentine pianist Martha Argerich leading Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto, a personal favorite of hers. This was Argerich's first Carnegie appearance in nearly a decade.

VERDI: Sinfonia from Aida
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3
RAVEL: Little Ugly Girl (encore) 
RESPIGHI: Fountains of Rome
RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome
SIBELIUS: Valse Triste (encore)


Sunday August 4: The Chamber Music Society of lincoln Center (CMS 18-45)

The Classics

Mozart: Trio in E-flat major for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, K. 498, “Kegelstatt”

Tommaso Lonquich, Clarinet; Yura Lee, Viola; Gilles Vonsattel, Piano

Hummel: Septet in D minor for Flute, Oboe, Horn, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Piano, op. 74

Tara Helen O’Connor, Flute; James Austin Smith, Oboe; Eric Reed, Horn; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Timothy Eddy, Cello; Anthony Manzo, Double Bass; Juho Pohjonen, Piano


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-05)  


The Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra / Donald Runnicles, conductor

Mahler - Symphony No. 1