Evening Concert

“Evening Concert” programs from New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh, etc. this week.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Berg’s “Violin Concerto” from New York, Rachmaninoff’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Beethoven’s “Fidelio” from Pittsburgh, music by Bach from the “Art of Fugue” from Herne, then Sunday, chamber music by Prokofiev from Lincoln Center and music of Dowland and others on “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 25 – 26 – 27 – 28 & 31, 2020


Monday May 25: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-35)

Christoph Eschenbach conducts Pintscher, Berg, and Brahms

Matthias PINTSCHER (b.1971, Germany): towards Osiris: Study for Orchestra (2010)

BERG: Violin Concerto (1935) (Pinchas Zukerman, violin)

BRAHMS orch. SCHOENBERG: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

FOSS: Song of Songs Leonard Bernstein, cond; Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano


Tuesday, May 26: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-22)

Yuri Temirkanov & Denis Matsuev

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30 (Denis Matsuev, piano)

Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Mussorgsky/Shostakovich: Two excerpts from Khovanschchina (Kirill Petrenko, conductor)

Schoenberg: Kol nidre (Riccardo Muti, cond.; Alberto Mizrahi, narrator; Chicago Symphony Chor.; Duain Wolfe)


Wednesday, May 27: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 19-20_22)


Manfred Honeck, conductor; Eric Cutler, tenor; Nicole Chevalier, soprano; Alexander Elliot, baritone; Brian Mulligan, baritone; Wei Wu, bass; Rachele Gilmore, soprano; David Portillo, tenor; Thomas Shivone, bass-baritone; Don Marinelli, narrator; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director


Thursday May 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2019-22)

The Art of Fugue

Ensemble Vintage, Cologne (Recorded in the Arts Center in Herne on November 16, 2019)

BACH: Contrapunctus 1 and 4 from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080;     JENKINS: Fantazia 16 A 5 in D
BACH: Contrapunctus 13A, 13B, 13B*, and 13A* from The Art of Fugue (*on CD ars musici AM 1266-2)
PURCELL: Fantazia 5 in B, Z 738 for four strings
BACH: Canon Perpetuus and Canon a 4 from A Musical Offering, BWV 1079
GOTTSCHICK: Canon Puzzle;     GIBBONS: Variations on Go From My Window
BACH: Ricercar a 3 from A Musical Offering ** (** on CD EigenArt 10540)
BACH: Fugue in D Minor from The Art of Fugue *** (*** on CD Philips 542552-2)
BACH: Contrapunctus 9 from The Art of Fugue **** (**** on CD Sony Classical 88875178262)
BACH: Contrapunctus 15, 12A, 12B from The Art of Fugue
BYRD: Prelude and Ground T 386 for five instruments
BACH: Contrapunctus 9 and 7 from The Art of Fugue;     GOTTSCHICK: Schnee (Snow)
BACH: 3rd movement from the Trio Sonata in E-flat from A Musical Offering
BACH: 1st, 2nd and 4th movements from the Trio Sonata in E-flat from A Musical Offering**
BACH/GOTTSCHICK: Canon per tonos;      BACH: Ricercar a 6 from A Musical Offering


Sunday May 31: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-36)

Vanguard Voices

Hindemith: Two Duets for Violin and Clarinet Philip Setzer, Violin; Sebastian Manz, Clarinet

Wuorinen: Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello Michael Brown, Piano; Bella Hristova, Violin; Mihai Marica, Cello

Prokofiev: Sarcasms, Five Pieces for Piano, Op. 17 Juho Pohjonen, Piano

Brett Dean (b. 1961, Australia): Seven Signals for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano Tommaso Lonquich, Clarinet; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Wu Qian, Piano

AND Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 19-49)

Voice and Strings

This program features intimate settings for one voice plus one stringed instrument, including Spanish songs performed by Maria Cristina Kiehr, soprano, and Jacob Heringman, vihuela. We'll also hear Mariana Flores and Hopkinson Smith perform Dowland, from a recent release on the Naïve label.

Henry Purcell: She loves and she confesses John Potter, tenor; Stephen Stubbs, baroque guitar

John Dowland: Come away, come sweet love; O Sweet Woods; Can she excuse my wrongs; Mariana Flores, voice; Hopkinson Smith, lute;     John Dowland: Mignarda; Go Crystal tears; Hopkinson Smith, lute

John Dowland: Fine Knacks for Ladies; Wilt thou unkind thus reave me; Sorrow, sorrow stay; Mariana Flores, voice; Hopkinson Smith, lute;     Juan Vasquez: O dulce contemplacion; Vos me matastes; Por una vez que mis ojos alce; Maria-Cristina Kiehr, soprano; Ariel Abramovich, vihuela

Josquin des Prez: Inviolata, integra; Jacob Heringman, vihuela; Ariel Abramovich, vihuela

Josquin des Prez: Tu solus, qui facis mirabilia; John Potter, tenor; Ariel Abramovich, vihuela

Anon.: Se pur ti guardo Maria-Cristina Kiehr, soprano; Ariel Abramovich, vihuela

Anon.: Fantasia sobre ‘Anchor che col partire’ Ariel Abramovich, vihuela

Cipriano de Rore: Anchor che col partire Ariel Abramovich, vihuela