Evening Concert

This week on the “Evening Concert” programs, Brahms’ “A German Requiem”, Wieniawski’s “1st Violin Concerto” and much more…


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Brahms’  “A German Requiem” from New York, Wieniawski’s “1st Violin Concerto” from Chicago, music of the Strauss family from Pittsburgh, Schubert’s “Winterreise” from Wurzburg, then Sunday, chamber music by Richard Strauss from Lincoln Center and music of Samuel Scheidt on “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR. 23 – 24 – 25 – 26 & 29, 2020


Monday March 23: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-26)

Jaap van Zweden conducts A German Requiem

Brahms: A German Requiem, Op. 45; Ying Fang, soprano; Matthias Goerne, baritone; Concert Chorale of NY; Jaap van Zweden, conductor

Tchaikovsky: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36


Tuesday March 24: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-13)

Conductor John Storgårds and Violinist Ray Chen

Higdon: blue cathedral

Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 14 (Ray Chen, violin)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36

[CSO fill: Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314; Ray Still, oboe; Claudio Abbado, conductor]


Wednesday, March 25: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 19-20_13)

The Program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine.

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Narak Hakhnazaryan, cello

Franz van Suppe: Overture to Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna;

Edvard Baghdasaryan: Nocturne; Aram Khachaturian: Concerto-Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra;

[Encore: “Groong” arranged by Komitas Vardapet];

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Overture to Waldmeister; Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1;

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Be Embraced, Ye Millions!; Johann Strauss Jr.: Egyptian March;

Josef Strauss: Jockey Polka; Johann Strauss Jr. and Josef Strauss: Pizzicato Polka;

Johann Strauss Jr.: Tick-Tock Polka; Josef Strauss: Feuerfest Polka;

Johann Strauss Sr.: Radetzky March;

[Fill: Selection from Johann Strauss Jr.: Emperor Waltz; William Steinberg, conductor]


Thursday March 26: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2019-13)

A Winter's Journey

Julian Pregardien, tenor; Kit Armstrong, piano

Franz Schubert: A Winter's Journey, D. 911 (Winterreise)

Wolfgang Amadeus: Mozart Rondo in A Minor, K. 511; Sonata in C Minor, K. 457;

Fantasy in D Minor, K. 397; Das Traumbild (Image of a Dream), K. 530; Adagio in B Minor, K. 540

Recorded by Radio Bavaria (BR) in the Emperor Hall of the Würzburg Residential Palace, June 5, 2019


Sunday March 29: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-27)

Richard Strauss: Early and Late

Strauss: Quartet in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 13 Wu Qian, Piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola; Gary Hoffman, Cello

Strauss: Sextet for Strings from Capriccio, Op. 85 Erin Keefe, Ani Kavafian, Violin; Yura Lee, Matthew Lipman, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, David Finckel, Cello


Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 19-40)

Samuel Scheidt, Survivor

German composer Samuel Scheidt came of age at the dawn of the Baroque era, and rode out the horrors of the Thirty Years' War at home while many of his colleagues went into exile. We'll hear a glorious sacred concerto performed by Musica Fiata and La Capella Ducale, organ music performed by Kevin Komisaruk, and dance sets featuring Hesperion XX.

Samuel Scheidt: Ludi Musici 1-4; Musica Fiata.

Scheidt: Herzlich Lieb hab ich dich, O Herr Kevin Komisaruk, organ

Scheidt: Wies Gott Gefällt; Musica Fiata & La Capella Ducale.

Samuel Scheidt: Also Gehts, also stehts; Kevin Komisaruk, organ.

Samuel Scheidt: Ist nicht Ephraim mein teuer Sohn; Vox Luminis.

Samuel Scheidt: Ludi Musici (selections). Musica Fiata.

Samuel Scheidt: Paduan; Ricercar Consort & La Fenice.