Evening Concert

Somehow synchronously so, lots of Stravinsky on the “Evening Concert” this week.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Stravinsky’s “Persephone” from New York, Shostakovich’s “2nd Cello Concerto” from Chicago, Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” from Los Angeles, selections from Bach's "Mass in B Minor" from Carnegie Hall, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and music from the Grand Teton Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16 – 17 – 18 – 19 & 22, 2019


Monday September 16: The new York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-51)

Stravinsky’s Philharmonic

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3; Pierre Boulez, conductor

Stravinsky: Three movements from “The Firebird”; Alan Gilbert, conductor

Stravinsky: Persephone; Richard Robinson, tenor; Vera Zorina, narrator; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Igor Stravinsky, conductor

Stravinsky: Rite of Spring; Zubin Mehta, conductor


Tuesday September 17: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-38)

Conductor Riccardo Muti and Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Shostakovich: Festive Overture

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 2 (Yo-Yo Ma, cello)

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 16, Madrigal

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 11, Arrival of the Guests (Minuet)

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 12, Masks

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 38, Romeo and Juliet

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: No. 35, Romeo Decides to Avenge Mercutio’s Death


Wednesday September 18: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-12)

CONDUCTOR: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Stravinsky: Funeral Song

Stravinsky: Agon

Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

[LAP fill: Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta; Los Angeles Philharmonic/Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Walt Disney Concert Hall, 1996; Sony #37416]


Thursday September 19: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-12)

The Philadelphia Orchestra & Beatrice Rana

The Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor/Beatrice Rana, Piano

Stravinsky: Funeral Song
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 26
Chopin: Etude in A-Flat Major, Op. 25, No. 1 (solo encore) 
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 13


Sunday September 22: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-52)

Tchaikovsky Trio

Stravinsky: Pastorale for Violin, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet, and Bassoon Yura Lee, violin; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Randall Ellis, English horn; Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon

Tchaikovsky: Trio in A minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 50 Alessio Bax, piano; Elmar Oliveira, violin; Julie Albers, cello


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-12)


Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2 - Donald Runnicles, conductor