Evening Concert

Music by Sibelius, Rossini, Beethoven and other on this week’s “Evening Concert” programs


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Sibelius’ “1st Symphony” from New York, Rossini’s “Stabat Mater” from Chicago, Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto” from Pittsburgh, Shostakovich’s “15th Symphony” from Bonn, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the program “Early Music Now with Sara Schneider”. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 11 – 12 – 13 – 14 & 17, 2019


Monday March 11: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-24)

Conductor Xian (SHE-ahn) Zhang & pianist Garrick Ohlsson

HAYDN: Symphony No. 95 in C minor, Hob. I:95 (1791).

MARTINŮ: Incantation, Piano Concerto No. 4, H. 358.

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39.

BACH: Magnificat. Sherezade Panthaki, a; Joélle Harvey, a; Iestyn Davies, ct; Nicholas Phan, tr; Tyler Duncan, bar; Bach Collegium Japan, chorus; Yale Schola Cantorum, chorus Maasaki Suzuki, cond. (from NYP 13-33)


Tuesday March 12: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-11)

Riccardo Muti conducts Rossini's Stabat Mater

Mozart: Kyrie in D Minor, K. 341 (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe,  director)

Cherubini: Chant sur la mort de Joseph Haydn (Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano;  Dmitry Korchak, tenor; Enea Scala, tenor; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director)

Rossini: Stabat mater (Ekaterina Gubanova, mezzo-soprano; Eric Owens, bass- baritone; Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano; Dmitry Korchak, tenor; Enea Scala, tenor; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director)

Rossini: Overture to William Tell


Wednesday March 13: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 18-19_11)

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Juho Pohjonen, piano

MOZART: Symphony No. 33

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4

Reza VALI (b. 1952, Iran): Isfahan

LISZT: Les Preludes          

WAGNER: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg


Thursday March 14: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-11)

Russian National Orchestra at Beethovenfest 2018

Location: World Conference Center, Bonn (1,2,7) 
Performed by: Russian National Orchestra (1,2,5,7) 
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev (1,2, 7) Mstislav Rostropovich (5) 
Soloists: Renauld Capucon, violin (2) Mikhail Pletnev, piano (3,4,5) Motoi Kawashima, piano (6)
(1) ROSSINI: Overture to "William Tell"
(2) SCHUMANN: Violin concerto in D Minor, first movement
(3) BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 2 in C Minor, op. 111, 2nd movement *
(4) MOSZKOWSKI: Étude de virtuosité in F Major, op. 72 No. 6 ** 
(5) PROKOFIEV: Piano concerto No. 3 in C Major, op. 26, 2nd movement *** 
(6) TCHAIKOVSKY: Nutcracker Suite: Russian Dance (Trepak), adapted by Mikhail Pletnev ****
(7) SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 15 in A Major, op. 141

* On CD DG 471158-2 ** On CD DG 471159-2 *** On CD 471576-2 **** On CD Thorofon CTH 2541


Sunday March 17: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-25)

Musically Inspired    

Ravel:   Le tombeau de Couperin for Wind Quintet (arr. Mason Jones) Sooyun Kim, Flute; James Austin Smith, Oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, Clarinet; Marc Goldberg, Bassoon; Eric Reed, Horn

Schubert:  Quartet in A minor for Strings, D. 804, Op. 29, No. 1, “Rosamunde”. Escher String Quartet


Early Music Now (EMN 18-38)

Le Goût Français

French music is always in good taste, and this week's program showcases works by Baroque composers Lully, Rameau, and Muffat, among others, with performances by Elisabeth Ullmann, Musica Antiqua Köln, and Les Talents Lyriques.

François Couperin: Les Barricades Mystérieuses. Blandine Verlet, harpsichord

Henry Du Mont: O dulcissima. Ensemble Correspondance

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Suite from ‘Phaeton’. Tafelmusik

Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe: Le Retour. Christoph Coin & Jordi Savall, violas da gamba

Jean-Philippe Rameau: Cinquieme Concert. Les Talents Lyriques

Georg Muffat: Ciacona. Elisabeth Ullmann, organ

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Marche pour la ceremonie des Turcs. Le Concert des Nations