Music by Shostakovich, Schumann, Rachmaninoff and others on the “Evennig Concert” this week

March 17, 2019
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Shostakovich’s “Leningrad” Symphony from New York, Schumann’s “Cello Concerto” from Chicago, Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” from Pittsburgh, Brahms’ “Clarinet Trio” from Heimbach, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the program “Early Music Now with Sara Schneider”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 18 – 19 – 20 – 21 & 24, 2019

 

Monday March 18: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-25)

The program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine per the syndicator NYP.

MUSSORGSKY (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov): Khovanshchina: Prelude: Dawn on the Moskva River          

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Giya KANCHELI (b. 1935, Georgia): And Farewell Goes Out Sighing…

Kurt Masur, conductor, Gidon Kremer, violin, and Derek Lee Ragin, countertenor

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia. Leonard Bernstein, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 7 in C, op. 60, “Leningrad”. Leonard Bernstein, conductor

 

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

Riccardo Muti conducts Schumann and Mussorgsky

Dvořák: Husitská Overture, Op. 67

Schumann: Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129 (John Sharp, cello)

Hindemith: Concert for Music for Strings and Brass, Op. 50

Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures from an Exhibition

Catalani: Contemplazione

 

Wednesday March 20: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 18-19_13)

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Giacomo Rossini: Overture to “The Thieving Magpie;”

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; [Encore: Liszt: La Campanella] George Li, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe

Johann Strauss II: “Viennese Spirit”; “Hunting Polka;” “In Krapfen’s Woods;”

Eduard Strauss: “The Bee;”  Johann Strauss II: “Thunder and Lightning;”

Josef Strauss: “Feuerfest Polka;”  Johann Strauss Sr.: “Radeztky March;”

[Fill: excerpt from Max Schonherr: “Tanze aus Osterrich”]

 

Thursday March 21: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-12)

Tensions in Heimbach

Location: Power Plant, Heimbach
Performed by: Sharon Kam, clarinet (1) Tanja Tetzlaff, cello (1,3,4) Lars Vogt, piano (1) Gergana Gergova, violin (2) Alban Gerhardt, cello (2) Dina Ugorskaya, piano (2,3) Antje Weithaas, violin (4) Byol Kang, violin (4) Timothy Ridout, viola (4)
(1) BRAHMS: Clarinet Trio in A Minor op. 114 (23:32)
(2) SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano trio No. 2 in E Minor, op. 67 (26:23)
(3) USTVOLSKAYA: Grand Duo for cello and piano (24:27)
(4) TCHAIKOVSKY: String quartet No. 2 in F Major, op. 22: 1st, 3rd and 4th movements (30:52)

 

Sunday March 24: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-26)

French III: The 1870s

Saint-Saëns: Sonata No. 1 in C minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 32 Gary Hoffman, Cello; David Selig, Piano

Fauré: Quartet No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15 Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola; Colin Carr, Cello

AND

Early Music Now (EMN 18-39)

Celtic Sounds

This week's program takes us to Ireland and Scotland, with selections from “The Celtic Viol” featuring Jordi Savall, “14 Tales of Mystery” with Quadriga Consort, & tracks from a recent release by Ronn McFarlane: “The Celtic Lute”.

Turlough O’Carolan: Carolan’s Welcome; Carolan’s Dream; Sheebeg & Sheemore; Fanny Power; Ronn McFarlane, lute

Anon.: A Scot’s Lilt. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp

Anon.: Balulalow. Johanna Maria Rose, voice Wolcum Yule

Anon.: The Reel of Tullochgorum. Andrew Lawrence-King, psaltery Wolcum Yule

Anon.: Mr. O’Connor; Poison Ivy Leaf; Lament for Owen O’Rourke Quadriga Consort

Dowland: Say, Love if ever thou didst find; Clear or Cloudy; A Shepherd in a Shade. Michael Slattery, tenor, and La Nef

Anon.: The Galway Bay Hornpipe; John Playford: The Rover Reformed; Anon.: Lord Frog Dance; Jordi Savall, Andrew Lawrence-King, Frank McGuire

Anon.: The Kid on the Mountain. Ronn McFarlane, lute

Anon.: The Liverpool Hornpipe. Jordi Savall, Andrew Lawrence-King, Frank McGuire
 


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