Evening Concert

A New Week of “Evening Concert” programs with music by Brahms and others


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Brahms’ “2nd Piano Concerto” from New York, Mahler’s “9th Symphony” from Chicago, Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” from San Francisco, Beethoven’s “Triple Concerto” from Carnegie Hall, then Sunday, music by Bartok from Lincoln Center and Mendelssohn’s “Octet” on the “Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUN 29 – 30 – JUL 1 – 2 & 5, 2020


Monday June 29: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-40)

Brahms and Tchaikovsky

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Alan Gilbert, cond.; Rudolph Buchbinder, piano)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique” (Alan Gilbert, cond.)

RAVEL: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe (Alan Gilbert, cond.)


Tuesday, June 30: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-27)

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Mahler 9

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major

[CSO fill: Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer; and “Das irdische Leben” and “Rheinlegendchen” from “Des knaben Wunderhorn”. Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano; Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Georg Solti]


Wednesday, July 1: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-01) (New Season)

CONDUCTOR:            Michael Tilson Thomas. SOLOISTS: Leslie Caron, narrator, Nicholas Phan, tenor, SFS Chorus, SF Girls Chorus, Pacific Boychoir*

Stravinsky: Perséphone*

Stravinsky: The Firebird

Samuel Carl Adams: Radial Play


Thursday July 2: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 20-1) (New Season)

The Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director and Conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin; Yefim Bronfman, Piano; Lynn Harrell, Cello

Recorded October 3, 2019

OTTO NICOLAI Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Romance for Violin and Orchestra in G Major, Op. 40
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56
RICHARD STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier Concert Suite (arranged by Robert Mandell)

[CHL fill: Beethoven Symphony No. 8 (performed by Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique)]


Sunday July 5: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-41)

Hungarian Origins 

Ligeti: Six Bagatelles for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; Romie deGuise-Langlois, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn

Bartók: Quartet No. 3 for Strings, BB 93 Jerusalem Quartet (Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, Violin; Ori Kam, Viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, Cello) 

Dohnányi: Serenade in C major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 10 Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Paul Watkins, Cello

Bartók: Román népi táncok (Romanian Folk Dances) for Strings, BB 76 Daniel Hope, Violin, leading an ensemble of CMS artists



Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 20-01) (New Season) (Early Music Now Returns 10/2020)

MAHLER: Rückert Lieder (1901–1902): “Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder” (“Do Not Gaze into My Songs”); “Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft” (“I Breathed a Gentle Fragrance”); “Liebst du um Schönheit” (“If You Love for the Sake of Beauty”); “Um Mitternacht” (“At Midnight”); “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen” (“I Am Lost to the World”)

Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Jon Kimura Parker, piano (Rec. August 7, 2019)

MENDELSSOHN: Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20 (1825). Paul Huang, Jennifer Frautchi, violins; L. P. How, viola; Clive Greensmith, cello; Miami String Quartet (Rec. July 15, 2019)