Evening Concert

This week it’s music by Verdi, Schubert, Mozart, Shostakovich and others on the “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Verdi’s “Requiem Mass” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Schubert’s “9th Symphony” from Chicago,  Mozart’s “Sinfonia concertante” on “Carnegie Hall Live!”, Shostakovich’s “5th Symphony” from Los Angeles, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the program “Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF SEP 10 – 11 – 12 – 13 & 16, 2018


Monday September 10: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-50)

Conductor: Alan Gilbert

Soloists: Angela Meade, soprano

Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano

Russell Thomas, tenor

Eric Owens, bass-baritone

New York Choral Artists

Joseph Flummerfelt, director

Verdi: Messa da Requiem


Tuesday September 11: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-37)

Manfred Honeck and Arabella Steinbacher 

Bach/Webern: Ricercar No. 2 from The Musical Offering, BWV 1079 
Berg: Violin Concerto; Arabella Steinbacher, violin 
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 (Great) 
[CSO fill Bartók: Two Pictures; Pierre Boulez, conductor]


Wednesday September 12: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 18-11)

Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin

Staatskapelle Berlin; Daniel Barenboim, music director and conductor
Wolfram Brandl, violin
Yulia Deyneka, viola

Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7


Thursday September 13: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 18-11)

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Pollux

(World Premiere, LA Phil commission with generous support from Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting)

Varèse Amériques

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5


Sunday September 16: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-51)

Folk Music

Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet, and Piano, Op. 34

David Shifrin, Clarinet, Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, Violin I; Ryan Meehan, Violin II; Jeremy Berry, Viola; Estelle Choi, Cello Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

Frederick Rzewski (b. 1938, USA): “Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues” from Four North American Ballads for Piano

Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Dvořák: Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81

Jon Kimura Parker, Piano; Benjamin Beilman, Daniel Phillips, Violins; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Keith Robinson, Cello


Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 18-12)

Early Birds

This week's program centers on music named after the most melodic of animals! We'll hear Biber's Sonata Representativa, Vivaldi's Flute Concerto in D Major (Il Gardellino), and a soulful song by a Minnesinger about a nightingale who witnessed a secret tryst. Included are performances by the Ricercar Consort, soprano Sabine Lutzenberger, and the Academy of Ancient Music.

Walther von der Vogelweide: Unter der Linden & Nahtegal Per-Sonat & Sabine Lutzenberger, soprano

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer: Sonata representativa Ricercar Consort/Philippe Pierlot Biber:Imitatio Mirare

Claude LeJeune: Cigne ie suis de candeur Huelgas Ensemble/Paul van Nevel

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in D Major, Op. 10 No 3, Il Gardellino Matthias Maute, recorder, and Rebel.

Thomas Tallis: Like as the doleful dove The King’s Noyse/David Douglass

Pierre de la Rue: Soubz ce tumbel Capilla Flamenca The A-La-Mi-Re Manuscripts Naxos

George Frideric Handel: Organ Concerto in F major, HWV 295 ‘The Cuckoo and the Nightingale’ Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr, organ.

Jean-Philippe Rameau: Le Rappel des Oiseaux Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord