Evening Concert

Another week of great concerts on this week’s “Evening Concert” programs


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “2nd Piano Concerto” from New York, Mozart’s “Symphony No. 40 in G Minor” from Chicago, Ives’ “The Unanswered Question” from San Francisco, Beethoven’s “Cantata on the Death of Joseph the 2nd” from Bonn, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 & 12, 2019


Monday May 6: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-32)

Conductor Jaap van Zweden and Pianist Yefim Bronfman

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2. Yefim Bronfman, piano

RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2

[NYP Fill: GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture Zubin Mehta, cond Erato 8573-84518]

[NYP Fill: COPLAND: Danzon cubano Leonard Bernstein YPC [Young People’s Concerts] 1963]


Tuesday May 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-19)

Riccardo Muti conducts Scheherazade

Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade (Robert Chen, violin)
[CSO fill: Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 (Fritz Reiner, conductor)]

[CSO fill: Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (excerpt) (Riccardo Muti, conductor)


Wednesday May 8: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-06)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOISTS: Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Mikaela Bennett, soprano; Kara Dugan, mezzo-soprano*
Nadya Tichman, violin** Kiva Dawson & Erin Moore, dancers; Peter Dugan, piano***

Charles Ives (1874-1954): From the Steeples and the Mountains. [&] The Unanswered Question
Michael Tilson Thomas (b. 1944): Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind*

Lou Harrison (1917-2003): Selections from Suite for Violin with American Gamelan**
George Antheil (1900-59): A Jazz Symphony***

[SFS Fill: Bach: Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3 Herbert Blomstedt 1999 – 11 – 18 Davies Symphony Hall]


Thursday May 9: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-19)  

Beethoven: Made in the Rhineland

Robin Johannsen, soprano; Marion Eckstein, alt; Corby Welch, tenor; Matthias Winckler, bass;

Bonn Chamber Chorus; Chorus Musicus Cologne; Orchestra Rhine Tone; Christoph Spering, conductor; 

Ferdinand Ries (1784 – 1838): Der Sieg des Glaubens (The Triumph of Belief). Oratorio (excerpt)

Dorothee Mields, soprano; Annekathrin Laabs, alto; Martin Koch, tenor; Thomas de Vries, bass;

Vox Bona Chamber Chorus of the Church of the Cross, Bonn; Orchestra l'arte del mondo;

Werner Ehrhardt, conductor

Andrea Luca Luchesi (1741-1801):  Requiem for soloists, chorus and orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: Cantata on the death of Joseph II for soloists, chorus and orchestra, WoO 87


Sunday May 12: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-33)

Brahms Unlimited

Brahms: Selected Hungarian Dances for Piano, Four Hands. Wu Han & Michael Brown, pianos

Brahms: Quintet in F minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 34

Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Ida Kavafian, Erin Keefe, violins; Yura Lee, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 19-06)

WILLIAM WALTON: Selections from Façade: An Entertainment (1923; 1942)             

Lucy Shelton, John Rubinstein, reciters; Lawrence Foster, conductor; Bart Feller, flute; Todd Levy, clarinet; Liam Burke, bass clarinet; Eric Lau, saxophone; Christopher Stingle, trumpet; Kajsa William-Olsson, cello, Gregory Zuber, percussion (performed August 5, 2018, NMMA [New Mexico Museum of Art])

ZEMLINSKY: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15 (1913-15)                                                                          

Dover Quartet (Joel Link, Bryan Lee, violins; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Camden Shaw, cello) (performed August 16, 2018, NMMA)