Evening Concert

Music by Schubert, Strauss, Mendelssohn, Dvorak and others: a new week of the “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear lieder by Schubert and Strauss from New York, Mendelssohn’s “Violin Concerto” from Chicago, Dvorak’s “Violin Concerto” from Pittsburgh, “Opera Gala” 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 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 & 10, 2019


Monday March 4: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-23)

Baritone Matthias Goerne (from concerts recorded in December, 2018)

Schubert / Orch. A. Schmalcz:  An Silvia; Des Fischers Liebesglück

R. Strauss / Orch. Heger:   Traum durch die Dämmerung

R. Strauss:  Das Rosenband; Freundliche Vision; Ruhe, meine Seele; Allerseelen; Morgen!

Schubert / Orch. Brahms:  Greisengesang; Schubert / Orch. Reger:   Im Abendrot;

Schubert / Orch. Webern:  Tränenregen (from Die Schöne Müllerin)


Tuesday March 5: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-10)

Gil Shaham performs Mendelssohn (Repeat of CSO 18-17)

Grieg:  Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt;   Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64 (Gil Shaham, violin)

Raimi: Anger Management (Gil Shaham, violin) Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39

[CSO fill: Prokofiev: Suite from Lieutenant Kijé (Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor)]


Wednesday March 6: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 18-19_10)

Cristian Macelaru, conductor; Augustine Hadelich, violin

ENESCU: Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1;

DVORAK: Violin Concerto;

[Encore: PAGANINI: Caprice No. 21];

COPLAND: Symphony No. 3 [Leonard Slatkin, conductor];

[Fill: selections from Johannes Brahms’ Variations on a Theme of Haydn; Aaron Copland, conductor]  


Thursday March 7: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-10)

Opera Gala
Beethoven Orchestra Bonn; Conductor: Dirk Kaftan; Bonn Theater Chorus (19); 
Soloists: Aude Extremo, mezzo soprano (2, 10); Kristina Mkhitaryan, soprano (3, 13); 

Kartal Karagedik, baritone (4, 11); Anna Bonitatibus, mezzo-soprano (5, 16); 

Alessandro Scotto di Luzio, tenor (6, 8, 12); Heather Engebretson, soprano (7, 8, 18); Ivan Magrì, tenor (14, 17); 
Elena Bezgodkova, soprano (15); (1) BERNSTEIN: Candide: Overture (04:30) 
(2) ROSSINI: The Italian Girl in Algiers: Cruda sorte (Cruel Fate), Isabella's aria (04:15) 
(3) VERDI: Rigoletto: Caro nome (Dear Name), Gilda's aria (05:13) 
(4) BELLINI: I Puritani: Ah! Per sempre io te perdei (Ah, forever now I've lost you) Ricardo's aria (05:03) 
(5) ROSSINI: Tancredi: Oh Patria… (O Homeland …) Tancredi's aria (04:29) 
(6) VERDI: La Traviata: Lunge da lei… (Far from here there's no joy), Alfredo's aria (05:17) 
(7) MOZART: Abduction from the Seraglio: Martern aller Arten (Tortures of every kind), Konstanze's aria (09:11) 
(8) DONIZETTI: Love Potion: Esulti pur la barbara (Let the cruel thing laugh), duet of Adina and Nemorino (08:32) 
(9) GOUNOD: Margarethe: waltz (03:35) 
(10) SAINT-SAENS: Samson and Delilah: Mon coeur s'ouvre (My heart opens to your voice), Delilah's aria (06:09) 
(11) VERDI: Don Carlos: Io morrò, ma lieto in core (I will die glad in my heart), Rodrigo's aria (03:31) 
(12) DONIZETTI: Love Potion: Una furtiva lagrima (A furtive tear), Nemorino's aria (04:30) 
(13) MASSENET: Manon: Adieu notre petite table (Farewell our little table) Manon's aria (04:13) 
(14) VERDI: La Traviata: Parigi o cara (Away from Paris, my dear), duet of Violetta and Alfredo (03:33) 
(15) PUCCINI: Tosca: Vissi d’arte (I lived for my art) Floria Tosca's aria (03:22) 
(16) MANCINI: Victor/Victoria: Crazy World (02:13) 
(17) PUCCINI: La Bohème: Che gelida manina (What a frozen little hand), Rodolfo's aria (04:47) 
(18) BERNSTEIN: Candide: Glitter and be gay, Cunegonde's aria (06:12) 

(19) ORFF: Carmina burana: O Fortuna (02:32)


Sunday March 10: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-24)

Courageous Women

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

Ruth Crawford Seeger: String Quartet Univ. of Illinois String Quartet in Residence: Jupiter String Quartet

Alan Louis Smith Vignettes - Covered Wagon Woman. Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Warren Jones, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Priscilla Lee, cello


Early Music Now (EMN 18-37)

The Legend of Orpheus

The tragic story of Orpheus made the Furies weep, and touched the heart of the god of the underworld. This week's show tells the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice with music by Pesenti, Cara, and Tromboncino, performed by the Huelgas Ensemble, plus readings from Ovid's Metamorphoses.  

Monteverdi: Prologue from ‘L’Orfeo’ Le Concert des Nations

Bartolomeo Tromboncino: Introdutto Huelgas Ensemble Anon.: Silenzio! Udite! Huelgas Ensemble

Anon.: Udite, selve mie dolce parole Huelgas Ensemble Filippo de Lurano: Intromessa Huelgas Ensemble

Michele Pesenti: O meos longum Huelgas Ensemble Tromboncino: O Regnator di tutte Huelgas Ensemble

Marco Cara: Dialogue between Orpheus and Euridice Huelgas Ensemble

Jóhann Jóhannsson: Orphic Hymn Theatre of Voices Anon. Intromessa: Huelgas Ensemble