Evening Concert

This week’s “Evening Concert” programs have music by Brahms, Mahler, Handel and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Brahms’ “4th Symphony” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Mahler’s “9th Symphony” from Chicago, Handel’s  “Music for the Royal Fireworks” from Cleveland, Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” from Milwaukee” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Dock Street Theater.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF NOV 26 – 27 – 28 - 29 & DEC 2, 2018


Monday November 26: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-09)

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 (Kurt Masur, conductor)

Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht (Pierre Boulez, conductor)

Schoenberg: “Song of the Wood Dove” from Gurrelieder

(Florence Quivar, mezzo‐soprano; Zubin Mehta, conductor)

Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn (Lorin Maazel, conductor)


Tuesday November 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-48)

Salonen conducts Mahler 9

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major

[CSO fill: Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer (Georg Solti, conductor and Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano)]

[CSO fill: Mahler: "Das irdische Leben" and "Rheinlegendchen" from Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Georg Solti, conductor and Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano)]


Wednesday November 28: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 18-09)

Harry Bicket, conductor

Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 11

Rameau: Suite from Les Boréades

Purcell: Suite from King Arthur

Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks


Thursday November 29: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 18-09)

Conductor: Yaniv Dinur

Soloist: Drew Peterson

Emily Cooley (b. 1990, Milwaukee, WI): Green Go to Me

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Opus 100

[MSO fill: Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63 Ilana Setapen, violin; Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra/ Edo de Waart]

[MSO fill: Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra/ Andreas Delfs]


Sunday December 2: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-10)

Britten & Prokofiev

Britten: Quartet No. 1 in D major for Strings, Op. 25 Belcea Quartet

Prokofiev: Quartet No. 1 in B minor for Strings, Op. 50 Belcea Quartet


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 18-09)  

Franz Schubert: Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen,” D 802 Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Stephen Prutsman, piano

Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, op. 20 St. Lawrence String Quartet and Rolston String Quartet