Evening Concert

This week on the “Evening Concert”: Piano Concertos by Beethoven and Rachmaninoff


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto” from New York, Rachmaninoff’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Respighi’s “Pines of Rome” from Milwaukee, Shostakovich’s “5th Symphony” from Cleveland, then Sunday, Brahms “1st Piano Quartet” from Lincoln Center and an episode of “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF OCTOBER 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 & 13, 2019


Monday October 7: The new York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-02)

Boulez and Bernstein conduct Dukas, Beethoven, Roussel, and Ravel

 DUKAS: La Péri (fanfare et poème danse) Pierre Boulez, conductor

 BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15 Leonard Bernstein, piano & conductor

 ROUSSEL: Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Op. 42 Pierre Boulez, conductor

 RAVEL: Mother Goose (Ma Mére l’oye) Pierre Boulez, conductor


Tuesday October 8: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-41)

Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado and Pianist Simon Trpčeski

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Major, Op.30 (Simon Trpčeski, piano)

Tchaikovsky/Pletnev: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker (Simon Trpčeski, piano) Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 (Winter Dreams)

[CSO fill: Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet, and Strings (Jean Martinon, conductor; Edward Druzinsky, harp; Donald Peck, flute; Clark Brody, clarinet)]


Wednesday October 9: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 19-02) (new series)

CONDUCTOR: Karina Canellakis (Boulanger, Stravinsky); Jader Bignamini (Tchaikovsky, Respighi)

Boulanger: D’un soir triste

Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps [The Rite of Spring] (1947 revision)

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Op. 45

Respighi: I pini di Roma [The Pines of Rome]

[MSO fill: Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi. Robert Levine, viola; Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/ Ken-David Masur (Cheryl Frazes Hill, chorus director)]


Thursday October 10: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 19-02) (new series)

Jakub Hrůša, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano

Miroslav KABELAC (Czech, 1908-1979): Mystery of Time

STRAVINSKY: Capriccio for piano and orchestra

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47

[COR fill: WEBER: “Oberon” Overture - Cleveland Orchestra/Pinchas Steinberg, Severance Hall]


Sunday October 13: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-03)

Duo to Quartet

Viotti: Duo in G major for Two Violins, W 4.9 Ida Kavafian, Benjamin Beilman, Violins

Brahms: Quartet No. 1 in G minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 25

Wu Qian, Piano; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello


Early Music Now (EMN 19-16) (new episodes) Purely Instrumental, Made in Italy

Delightful Italian miniatures for winds, strings, and keyboard instruments await you on the show this week. We'll hear from Frescobaldi, Bononcini, and Castello, plus virtuoso diminutions on a madrigal by Palestrina, performed by cornettist Bruce Dickey. We'll also hear performances by Piffaro, Gustav Leonhardt, and Pallade Musica.

Domenico da Piacenza: (Rostiboli) Gioioso. La Morra    Francesco da Milano: Ricercar No. 10. La Morra
Pope Leo X: Canon di Papa Lione x a 3 voci. La Morra
Marco Antonio Cavazzoni: Perdone moi sie folie Liuwe Tamminga, organ
Claudio Veggio: Recercada No. 1 Liuwe Tamminga, organ
Maurizio Cazzati: Passacaglio. Ensemble Badinerie         Tarquinio Merula: Ciacona. Ensemble Badinerie

Giovanni da Palestrina: Io son ferito ahi lasso. Bruce Dickey, cornetto
Anon.: Set of Dances. Piffaro                                   Antonio Bertali: Sonata in d; Sonata in g. ACRONYM
Giovanni Battista Bononcini: Sonata in A minor for 2 Cellos. Roel Dieltjens & Richte van der Meer
Girolamo Frescobaldi: Capriccio sopra la Bassa Fiamenga. Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord