Evening Concert

Music of Mozart, Bernstein and others on a new week of “Evening Concert” programs


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF NOV 30 – DEC 1 – 2 – 3 & 6, 2020


Monday November 30: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-10)

Dvorak, Mozart, Brahms

DVORAK: Carnival Overture. Alan Gilbert, Conductor

MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish”. (Julia Fischer, violin) Lorin Maazel, Conductor

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1. Jaap van Zweden, Conductor

[NPY fill: RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2: Scherzo. Artur Rodzinski]


Tuesday, December 1: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-49)

Program differs from the listing in Patterns Magazine per CSO

Variations on America

Gershwin: Cuban Overture (Daniel Barenboim, cond.)

Gershwin/Tovey: A Foggy Day (Bramwell Tovey, piano)

Ives: The Unanswered Question (original version) (Adolph Herseth, trumpet; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.)

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (Daniel Barenboim, cond.)

Ives/Schuman: Variations on America (Morton Gould, cond.)

Williams: Selections from Lincoln (The People's House and Appomattox, April 9, 1965) (Chicago Symphony Chorus (Duain Wolfe, director), John Williams, cond.)

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 (From the New World) (Carlo Maria Giulini, cond.)


Wednesday, December 2: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 20-10)  

FTP Upload 6/2/20; Release Date 6/7/20 Concerts from 9/9/65 in Severance Hall, Cleveland and 5/23/65, on tour in Helsinki, Finland George Szell, conductor

SIBELIUS: En saga, Op. 9

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 4 in a, Op. 63   

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 105

[COR fill: BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 in F. Cleveland Orchestra/Franz Welser-Moest, Musikverein, Vienna]


Thursday December 3: Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel (CCF 20-37)

The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 1939‐1945 – Program 4

All works conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler.

SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto (Georg Kulenkampff)

BEETHOVEN:             Symphony No. 5   BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Edwin Fischer)


Sunday December 1: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-11)  

National Heroes

Nielsen: Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn, Op. 43. Sooyun Kim, Flute; James Austin Smith, Oboe; Tommaso Lonquich, Clarinet; Marc Goldberg, Bassoon; David Jolley, Horn

Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite for Ensemble. Gloria Chien, Piano; Kristin Lee, Violin I (chair 1); Chad Hoopes, Violin I (chair 2); Arnaud Sussmann, Violin II (chair 1); Angelo Xiang Yu, Violin II (chair 2); Matthew Lipman, Viola I; Paul Neubauer, Viola II; David Finckel, Cello I; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello II; Anthony Manzo, Double Bass; Ransom Wilson, Flute; David Shifrin, Clarinet; Marc Goldberg, Bassoon


Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-24)

Masterworks from the Düben Collection

Gustav Düben the Elder served as chapel master at the royal court in Sweden in the 17th century. He was an avid collector of music manuscripts; the collection that bears his name contains about 2300 pieces. We'll sample some of these rarely-heard gems, by composers like Schmelzer, Carissimi, Caterina Giani, and Dieterich Buxtehude.

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer: Sonata a 5 in D minor. Acronym

Giacomo Carissimi: Doleo et pœnitet me Acronym

Caterina Giani: Liebster Jesu, trautes Leben. Acronym & Helene Brunet, soprano

Johann Jacob Löwe: Sonata a 6 in E-flat major Acronym

Dieterich Buxtehude: O Fröhliche Stunden Hans-Jörg Mammel, tenor; La Fenice

Dieterich Buxtehude: Jesu meines Lebens Leben Vox Luminis & Ensemble Masques

Andreas Kirchhoff: Sonata a 6 in G minor Acronym

Dieterich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri: Ad Genua Cantus Cölln

Dieterich Buxtehude: Herr, wenn ich nur dich hab Hans-Jörg Mammel, tenor; La Fenice