Evening Concert

This week on the “Evening Concert” music by Mahler, Haydn, Mozart and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mahler’s “8th Symphony” from New York, Haydn’s E-flat Trumpet Concerto from Chicago, Mozart’s “14th Piano Concerto” from San Francisco, Bach’s “6th Brandenburg Concerto” from Wiesbeaden, then Sunday, chamber music by Smetana from Lincoln Center and by Beethoven from Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 27 – 28 – 29 – 30 & JUNE 2, 2019


Monday May 27: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-35)

Lorin Maazel conducts Mahler 8

MAHLER: Symphony No. 8

Christine Brewer, soprano; Nancy Gustafson, soprano; Jeanine De Bique, soprano;

Mary Phillips, mezzo‐soprano; Nancy Maultsby, mezzo‐soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor

Wolfgang Schöne, bass; Jason Grant, bass‐baritone; New York Choral Artists;

The Dessoff Symphonic Choir; Brooklyn Youth Chorus


Tuesday May 28: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-22)

Conductor James Feddeck and Trumpeter Christopher Martin

Franck: Les Éolides

Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major (Christopher Martin, trumpet)

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27

[CSO fill: Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)]


Wednesday May 29: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-09)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOIST: Emanuel Ax, piano*
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat Major, K.449*
Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Op. 42*
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28

Thursday May 30: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-22)

Brandenburgs in the Rheingau

Fiona Kelly, flute; Antje Weithaas, violin; Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord; Mats Levin, cello and continuo

Uri Caine, piano; Tabea Zimmermann, viola; Brett Dean, viola

Swedish Chamber Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major, BWV 1051

Uri Caine (b. 1956, USA): Hamsa for flute, violin, piano and strings

Brett Dean (b. 1961, Australia): Approach – Prelude to a Canon for two violas and orchestra


Sunday June 2: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-36)

Extreme Piano Trios

Smetana: Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 15

Juho Pohjonen, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; David Finckel, cello

Arno Babadjanian (Armenian, 1921-83): Trio in F-sharp minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello

Gloria Chien, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Mihai Marica, cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 19-09)

PIERRE BOULEZ: Piano Sonata No. 1 (1946) Haochen Zhang, piano (performed July 31, 2018, NMMA [New Mexico Museum of Art])

RAVEL: Introduction & Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet & String Quartet (1905) June Han, Harp; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Todd Levy, clarinet; Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello) (performed July 16, 2018, NMMA)

BEETHOVEN: Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (1799) Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Peter Stumpf, cello, Peter Lloyd, bass; Laura Ardan, clarinet; Ted Soluri, bassoon, Jennifer Montone, horn (performed July 26, 2018, NMMA)