Evening Concert

Music by Saint-Saëns, Brahms, Sibelius and others on this week of “Evening Concert” programs


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Saint-Saëns’ “Organ Symphony” from New York, Brahms’ “3rd Symphony” from Chicago, Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” from Pittsburgh, symphonies by Beethoven and CPE Bach from Bonn, then Sunday, chamber music by Beethoven and Brahms from Lincoln Center and music of the Gabrieli’s on “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUN 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 & 7, 2020


Monday June 1: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-36)

Sir Andrew Davis conducts Berlioz and Saint-Saëns

BERLIOZ: Overture to Les Francs‐juges

SAINT‐SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 (Kent Tritle, organ)

BERLIOZ: Symphonie-fantastique (Leonard Bernstein, cond.)


Tuesday, June 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-23)

David Afkham conducts Brahms's Third Symphony

Haydn: Symphony No. 44 in E Minor (Mourning)

R. Strauss: Death and Transfiguration, Op. 24

Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90

Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20 (Claudio Abbado, conductor)


Wednesday, June 3: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 19-20_23)

Vasily Petrenko, conductor; Ray Chen, violin

Elgar: Cockaigne Overture

Sibelius: Violin Concerto [Encore 1: Paganini: Caprice No. 21; Encore 2: Waltzing Matilda]

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe – Suites No. 1 and 2; [Fill: Debussy: “Clair de lune”]


Thursday June 4: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2019-23)

Academy of Early Music

Performed by: Academy of Early Music Berlin

Christine Schornsheim, harpsichord (4); Raphael Alpermann, harpsichord (4)

(1) CPE BACH: Symphony in F Major, Wq. 175
(2) BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 36
(3) HANDEL: Concerto grosso in D Major, op. 6, No. 5: 4th, 5th & 6th mvts. (CD: PentaTone 5186 737)  
(4) CPE BACH: Concerto for 2 harpsichords & orch. in F Major, Wq 46 (CD: Berlin Classics 0110 025)
(5) CPE BACH: Symphony in G Major, Wq. 183, No. 4
(6) BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, op. 21

Recorded by West German Radio Cologne (WDR) in Bonn on September 7, 2019


Sunday June 7: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-37)

Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven: Octet in E-flat major for Two Oboes, Two Clarinets, Two Bassoons, and Two Horns, Op. 103 Stephen Taylor, James Austin Smith, Oboe; David Shifrin, Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Marc Goldberg, Bassoon; Julie Landsman, Kevin Rivard, Horn

Brahms: Trio in E-flat major for Horn, Violin, and Piano, Op. 40 Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn; Paul Huang, Violin; Juho Pohjonen, Piano



Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 19-50)

A Gabrieli Family Reunion

When it came to talent and influence, few late-Renaissance musical families could top the Gabrielis: Andrea and his nephew Giovanni. We'll hear organ works and psalm setting by Andrea, plus music for the feast of St. Roch, with polychoral masterpieces by Giovanni, performed by the Gabrieli Consort and Players.

Andrea Gabrieli: Ricercar del primo tuono. Liuwe Tamminga, organ

Andrea Gabrieli: Canzona ‘Frais et galliard’ after Crecquillon. Glen Wilson, harpsichord

Andrea Gabrieli: Psalm 142. Capella Ducale Venetia

Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon I ‘La Spiritata’ Liuwe Tamminga, organ Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzoni Passacaille

Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon II Liuwe Tamminga, organ; Doron Sherwin, cornetto Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzoni Passacaille

Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon XXVIII Liuwe Tamminga, organ; Bruce Dickey & Doron Sherwin, cornetti

Giovanni Gabrieli: Buccinate in neomenia tuba. The Gabrieli Consort and Players

Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata No. 19. The Gabrieli Consort and Players

Giovanni Gabrieli: Domine Deus meus. The Gabrieli Consort and Players

Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata No. 21 con tre violini. The Gabrieli Consort and Players

Giovanni Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo. The Gabrieli Consort and Players

Giovanni Gabrieli: Magnificat a 33. The Gabrieli Consort and Players