Evening Concert

A “3rd”, a “2nd”, a “40th” and other numbered and non-numbered works on this week’s “Evening Concert” programs


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF NOV 9 – 10 – 11 – 12 & 15, 2020


Monday November 9: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 21-07)

Rachmaninoff and Respighi

RACHMANINOFF: The Isle of the Dead. Kurt Masur, Conductor

RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3. Vladimir Horowitz, Piano; Eugene Ormandy, Conductor

RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2, II. Allegro molto. Artur Rodzinski, Conductor

RESPIGHI: Feste Romana. Giuseppe Sinopoli, Conductor

[NYP fill: GINASTERA: from Estancia David Robertson from NYP 11-41]

Tuesday, November 10: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-46)

Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven and Gershwin

Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 444 (Jennifer Gunn, piccolo)

Benshoof: Concerto in Three Movements for Piccolo and Orchestra (Jennifer Gunn, piccolo)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

Stephenson: Bass Trombone Concerto (Charles Vernon, trombone; world premiere)

Gershwin: An American in Paris


Wednesday, November 11: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 20-07)

Concert Date: 5/7/70  George Szell, conductor  

WEBER: Oberon: Overture

MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in g, K 550

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55 “Eroica”

[COR fill: VERDI: “Te Deum" - Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus/Robert Shaw]


Thursday November 12: Collectors’ Corner with Henry Fogel (CCF 20-34)

The Berlin Philharmonic’s release of Furtwängler Broadcasts, 19391945 Program 1

STRAUSS: Four Songs. (Peter Anders, tenor)  STRAUSS: Don Juan

WAGNER: Die Meistersinger: Prelude

SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto. (Tibor de Machula, cello)

BEETHOVEN:             Symphony No. 7

HANDEL: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 5: Minuet and Finale.


Sunday November 15: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-08)

Responding to Beethoven

Beethoven: Trio in C minor for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 3

Sean Lee, Violin; Daniel Phillips, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello

Schubert: “Im Frühling” for Voice and Piano, D. 882

John Bellemer, Tenor; Wu Han, Piano

Schubert: Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, D. 87, Op. 125, No. 1

Jupiter String Quartet (Artists-in-Residence, Univ of IL at Urbana-Champaign)


Early Music With Sara Schneider (EMN 20-21)

For All the Saints

This week's show is a musical celebration of Roman Catholic saints. We'll hear motets in honor of St. Basil and St. Sebastian by Jacob Obrecht, selections from Dufay's Mass for St. James the Greater, plus medieval and Renaissance music for St. Francis of Assisi. Our performers include the Rose Ensemble, Psallentes, and the Binchois Consort.

Peter Philips: Cantantibus organis. Cappella Mediterranea

Guillaume Dufay: Missa Sancti Jacobi: Kyrie & Gloria. The Binchois Consort

Jacob Obrecht: O beate Sebastiane The Clerks’ Group.  Obrecht: O beate Basili The Brabant Ensemble

Anon.: In Natale sancte Agnetis virginis. Psallentes

Anon.: Sia Laudato San Francesco. In Paupertatis Predio. Petit Riense. The Rose Ensemble

Jeronimo de Aliseda: Beatus Franciscus. The Rose Ensemble

Johannes Ciconia: Ut te per omnes/Ingens Alumnus Padue. The Rose Ensemble

Anon.: Laudar Vollio. The Rose Ensemble