Evening Concert

“Evening Concert"s from New York, Chicago, San Francisco and elsewhere.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Brahms’ “A German Requiem” from New York, an all-Mozart program from Chicago, Mahler’s “4th Symphony” from San Francisco, the National Youth Orchestra of Germany from Bonn, then Sunday, chamber music by Schubert from Lincoln Center and by Tchaikovsky from Santa Fe. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 20 – 21 – 22 – 23 & 26, 2019


Monday May 20: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-34)

Jaap van Zweden conducts A German Requiem

Brahms: A German Requiem

Ying Fang, soprano; Matthias Goerne, baritone; Concert Chorale of NY

[NYP fill: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4] 


Tuesday May 21: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-21)

Violinist Robert Chen leads Mozart

Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2  in D Major, K. 314 (Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216 (Strassburg) (Robert Chen, violin)

Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183

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


Wednesday May 22: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-08)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST: Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano*
Mozart: German Dances, K. 509
Mozart: Exultate, jubilate, K. 165*
Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major*

Thursday May 23: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-21)

Indo-German Campus

Bernhard Schimpelsberger, percussion

Rakesh Chaurasia, bansuri

SPLASH – Percussion North Rhine-Westphalia

Taal Yogi Ashram & Nad-Roop Percussion Ensemble

National Youth Orchestra of Germany

Leslie Suganandarajah, conductor

Ravi Shankar / Philip Glass: Meetings Along the Edge from Passages

Trad.: Chalan and Rela; Trad.: Teentaal Bandishes; Trad.: Takite Dina

Trad. / Bernhard Schimpelsberger: Path of Rhythm

Param Vir: Uroborus from The Theatre of Magical Beings for orchestra

Bernhard Schimpelsberger / Rakesh Chaurasia: Raga Bhimpalasi in Rupak Taal

Glass: Ragas in Minor Scale*
Shankar: Shanti Mantra*

Steve Reich: Variations for vibes, pianos and strings, first movement

Trad.: Dhun

Bernhard Schimpelsberger / Rakesh Chaurasia: Kismet for orchestra, percussion and bansuri (world premiere, commissioned by Deutsche Welle)

*On CD Legacy Records #0828767450223 [The Essential Ravi Shankar – 2 CD set]


Sunday May 26: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-35)

Musical Textures

Dutilleux: Sonatine for Flute and Piano. Ransom Wilson, flute; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Schubert: Trio No. 2 in E-flat major for Piano, Violin and Cello, D. 929, Op. 100

Juho Pohjonen, piano; Sean Lee, violin; David Finckel, cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 19-08)

GYÖRGY LIGETI: Etude No. 1 for Piano, "Desordre"; Etude No. 4 for Piano, “Fanfares” (1985)

Gloria Chien, piano (performed August 8, 2018, NMMA: New Mexico Museum of Art)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50, “In Memory of a Great Artist” (1881-82)         

Haochen Zhang, piano; Benny Kim, violin; Mark Kosower, cello (performed August 1, 2018, NMMA)