Evening Concert

Music by Mozart, Liszt, Copland and others on the “Evening Concerts” this week.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s “Bassoon Concerto” from New York, Liszt’s “Prometheus” symphonic poem from Chicago, Mozart’s “27th Piano Concerto” from Milwaukee, Copland’s “Appalachian  Spring” from Cleveland, then Sunday, Beethoven’s “Opus 131 String Quartet” from Lincoln Center and an episode of “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF OCTOBER 21 – 22 – 23 – 24 & 27, 2019


Monday October 21: The new York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-04)

Wind Concertos and More

VIVALDI: Concerto for Piccolo, Strings, and Cembalo in C Major, RV. 444; Mindy Kaufmann, piccolo; Zubin Mehta, conductor

HINDEMITH: Symphony: “Mathis der Maler” [“Mathias the Painter”]; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

MOZART: Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in B‐flat Major, K. 191; Judith LeClair, bassoon; Christopher Hogwood, conductor

PAINE: Symphony No. 2 in A Major, Op. 34, “In Spring”; Zubin Mehta, conductor


Tuesday October 22: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-43)

Simone Young conducts Wagner and Brahms

Liszt: Prometheus, Symphonic Poem No. 5

Wagner: Excerpts from Götterdämmerung (Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey, Siegfried's Death and Funeral Music, and Epilogue)

Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25

[CSO fill: Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber (Rafael Kubelik, cond.]


Wednesday October 23: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 19-04) (new series)

CONDUCTOR: Johannes Debus; SOLOIST(S): Louis Lortie, piano

Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Mozart: Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major for Piano & Orchestra, K. 595

Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, “Organ Symphony” (SOLOIST?)

[MSO fill: Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major “Italian” (from the 2012-2013 season) Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra/ Gilbert Varga]


Thursday October 24: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 19-04) (new series)

John Adams, conductor; Robert Walters, English horn; Michael Sachs, trumpet

ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

COPLAND: Quiet City COPLAND: Appalachian Spring

ADAMS: Scheherazade.2 (Cleveland Orchestra premiere) Leila Josefowicz, violin;

[COR fill: BERLIOZ: “The Damnation of Faust:” Ballet of the Sylphs;” and “Rakoczy” March - Cleveland Orch./Christoph von Dohnanyi – Severance Hall]


Sunday October 27: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-05)

Balakirev and Beethoven

Balakirev: Octet for Flute, Oboe, Horn, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Piano, Op. 3

Ransom Wilson, Flute; James Austin Smith, Oboe; David Jolley, Horn; Sean Lee, Violin; Mark Holloway, Viola; Inbal Segev, Cello; Xavier Foley, Double Bass; Michael Brown, Piano

Beethoven: Quartet in C-sharp minor for Strings, Op. 131 Schumann Quartet

AND Early Music Now (EMN 19-18) (new episodes)

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Dutch organist and composer Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck was given nicknames like 'the Orpheus of Amsterdam' and 'the maker of German organists'. This week's show gives a glimpse into his life as city organist and composer of both Protestant and Catholic music. Our performers include the Gesualdo Consort of Amsterdam and Reinhard Jaud.

Sweelinck: Est-ce Mars; The Royal Wind Music/Paul Leenhouts

Sweelinck: Fantasia in G; Sweelinck: Echo Fantasia in D; Reinhard Jaud, organ

Sweelinck: Psalm 42; Sweelinck: Psalm 150; Gesualdo Consort of Amsterdam/Harry Van der Kamp

Sweelinck: Mein junges Leben hat ein End; Alina Rotaru, harpsichord

Sweelinck: Psalm 55; Psalm 96; Te Deum; Gesualdo Consort of Amsterdam/Harry Van der Kamp

John Bull; Fantasia on a theme of Sweelinck: Alina Rotaru, harpsichord

Sweelinck: Diligam te Domine; Gesualdo Consort of Amsterdam