Britten, Bruckner, Brahms, and other composers who’s last names don’t start with “B”: this week’s “Evening Concert” programs

November 15, 2020
 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF NOV 16 – 17 – 18 – 19 & 22, 2020

 

Monday November 16: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-08)

Simone Lamsma Plays Britten’s “Violin Concerto”

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden

WAGENAAR: Cyrano de Bergerac, Overture

BRITTEN: Violin Concerto.

HINDEMITH: Sonata for Solo Violin, Finale (Simone Lamsma, violin)

BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 5

[NYP fill: STRAVINSKY: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra. (Emanuel Ax, p.; Jaap van Zweden, c.)]

 

Tuesday, November 17: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-47)

Daniel Barenboim conducts Bruckner 4

Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman

Schoenberg: Transfigured Night, Op. 4

Bruckner: Symphony No . 4 in E-flat Major

 

Wednesday, November 18: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 20-08)

Concert Date: 7/30/70 July 30 was the 50th anniversary of the death of George Szell. As a memorial for the conductor who was mainly responsible for bringing the Orchestra into world-wide fame, we present the concert that was being given when word of Szell’s death was received. Principal Guest Conductor Pierre Boulez told the members of the Orchestra of Szell’s death following the concert.

Pierre Boulez, conductor, Misha Dichter, piano

HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in G, “Alexander’s Feast”

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in d, Op. 15

PROKOFIEV: Scythian Suite

[COR fill: KODALY: "Hary Janos" Suite - Cleveland Orchestra/George Szell Severance Hall 01-09-65]

 

Thursday November 19: Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel (CCF 20-35)

The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 19391945 Program 2

All works conducted by Furtwängler.

GLUCK: Alceste: Overture

WAGNER: Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod

BEETHOVEN:             Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, “Choral.” (Tilla Briem, soprano; Elisabeth Höngen, alto; Peter Anders, tenor; Rudolf Watzke, bass; Bruno Kittel Choir).
BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture

 

Sunday November 22: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-09)

French and German Masters

Saint-Saëns: Sonata No. 1 in D minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 75. Paul Huang, Violin; Wu Han, Piano

Schumann:  Dichterliebe for Voice and Piano, Op. 48. Paul Appleby, Tenor; Ken Noda, Piano

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Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-22)

Occitan Nights

This week's show presents two recent releases of medieval love songs, including troubadour songs performed by Ensemble Céladon, and 13th century French courtly love songs with Alla Francesca, directed by Brigitte Lesne.

Marcabru: Lo vers comens Ensemble Celadon Nuits Occitanes Ricercar

Beatriz de Dia: A chanter m’er Ensemble Celadon Nuits Occitanes Ricercar

Bernat de Ventadorn: Can l’erba fresch Ensemble Celadon Nuits Occitanes Ricercar

Raimon de Miraval: Cel que no volh auzir chanssos Ensemble Celadon Nuits Occitanes Ricercar

Anon.; Flos in monte cernitur Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Thibaud de Blaison: Chanter et renovoisier sueil Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Anon.; Sol sub nube latuit Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Richart de Fournivel: Onques n’amai Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Limoines de St. Denis: En non Dieu Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Anon.: Or la Voi Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Blondel de Nesle; Amours dont sui espris Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Anon.: Procurans odium Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Anon.: L’amours dont sui espris Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Gautier de Coincy: S’amours dont sui espris Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty

Anon.: Ave nobilis Alla Francesca Variations Amoureuses Paraty


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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