Evening Concert

Another week of entertaining programs on the “Evening Concert” series


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Shostakovich’s “2nd Piano Concerto” from New York, Mozart’s “25th Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto from Pittsburgh, an all-Mozart program from the Schwetzingen Festival, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the program “Early Music Now with Sara Schneider”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 25 – 26 – 27 – 28 & 31, 2019


Monday March 25: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-26)


SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 6. Leonard Bernstein, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 2. Helen Huang, piano Kurt Masur, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 14. Teresa Kubiak, soprano; Isser Bushkin, bass; Leonard Bernstein, conductor


Tuesday March 26: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-13)

Conductor Manfred Honeck and Pianist Till Fellner

Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503

Mahler:  Symphony No. 5


Wednesday March 27: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 18-19_14)

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Paul Appleby, tenor; Larry Allen, organ; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director; Pittsburgh Youth Chorus; Shawn Funk, director

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”; Emanuel Ax, piano;

[Encore: Robert Schumann’s “Widmung”; Emanuel Ax, piano; Paul Appleby, tenor]

[Fill: excerpt from Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5; Manfred Honeck, conductor];



Thursday March 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-13)

Schwetzingen Academy

Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra (1,2,5,6,7); Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (3); 
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4); Conductor: Nicholas McGegan (1,2,3,5,6,7); Claudio Abbado (4) 
Soloists: Gil Shaham, violin (2,4,5,6); Lowell Greer, horn (3)
(1) MOZART: Symphony No. 4 in D Major, K. 19 (07:43) 
(2) MOZART: Violin concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219 (27:03) 
(3) MOZART: Horn concerto No. 3 in E-flat Major, K. 447 * (14:37) 
(4) BRAHMS: Violin concerto in D Major, op 77: 2nd movement ** (08:34) 
(5) MOZART: Violin concerto No. 1 in B-flat Major, K. 207 (19:26) 
(6) MOZART: Violin concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216 (1775), 3rd movement (encore) (06:14) 
(7) MOZART: Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201 (17:30)

* On CD Harmonia Mundi France EAN 149025032843 
** On CD Deutsche Grammophon 469 529-2


Sunday March 31: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-27)

New and Old, but Always Timeless         

Patrick Castillo: Incident for Violin and Piano. Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin; Wu Qian, Piano  

Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major for Winds and Strings, Op. 20. Adam Barnett-Hart, Violin; Pierre Lapointe, Viola; Brook Speltz, Cello; Edgar Meyer, Double Bass; David Shifrin, Clarinet; Bram van Sambeek, Bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn


Early Music Now (EMN 18-40)

Sounds of Nature

In the spring a young composer's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of music (apologies to Tennyson)! This week's program celebrates the return of spring with music about nature by Le Jeune, Rebel, Vivaldi, Marais, and more!

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in F Major “Tempesta di Mare” Lucie Horsch, recorder & Amsterdam Vivaldi Players

Jean-Fery Rebel: Les Elements Tempesta di Mare

Anon.: Tempus adest floridum The Oxford Camerata

Anon.: Or sus amans Capilla Flamenca

Ludwig Senfl: Im Maien Piffaro

Claude LeJeune: Revecy venir du printemps Huelgas Ensemble

Vivaldi/Chedeville: Le Printems Palladian Ensemble & Nigel Eaton, hurdy-gurdy

Marin Marais: Tempest from ‘Alcyone’ Tempesta di Mare

Marin Marais: Chaconne from ‘Alcyone’ Tempesta di Mare