Evening Concert

On the “Evening Concert” programs this week, music of Bernstein, Mozart, Ravel, and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” from New York, Mozart’s “3rd Horn Concerto” from Chicago, Ravel’s “Piano Concerto in G Major” from Los Angeles, Bartok’s “Romanian Folk Dances” 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 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 & 8, 2019


Monday September 2: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-49)

Lenny’s Playlist, Part I (All works conducted by Leonard Bernstein)

Bernstein: Overture to Candide; Schumann: Manfred Overture, Op. 115

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1040. John Wummer, flute; Isaac Stern, violin

Thomson: Four Saints in Three Acts: Acts III & IV (abridged). Betty Allen; mezzo-soprano; McHenry Boatwright, bass; Lee Venora, soprano; Arnold Voketaitis, baritone; Robert Eckert, tenor; Choral Art Society, dir. William Jonson

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms. John Bogart, boy alto; Camerata Singers, dir. Abraham Kaplan

Russo: Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 32, "Titans". Maynard Ferguson, trumpet;

Debussy: Rhapsody for Saxophone and Piano. Sigurd Rascher, saxophone

Brubeck: Andante‐Ballad from Dialogues for Jazz Combo & Orchestra. Dave Brubeck Quartet


Tuesday September 3: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-36)

Edo de Waart Conducts Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss

Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 (Prague)

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat Major, K. 447

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

Strauss: Metamorphosen


Wednesday September 4: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-10)

Conductor: Lionel Bringuier; Soloist: Hélène Grimaud, piano

Gershwin: Cuban Overture

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major, and Valses nobles et sentimentales

Gershwin: An American in Paris

[LAP fill: Gershwin: Lullaby. Moscow Philharmonic/ Dmitri Kitayenko, conductor. “Rhapsody in Russia: A Gershwin Celebration” Sheffield 05797 and

Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor; Beaux Arts Trio. Philips Recordings, 1967-1974 Phillips 15755]


Thursday September 5: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-10)

Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra

Budapest Festival Orchestra/Iván Fischer, Music Director and Conductor
Márta Sebestyén, Vocalist; Ildikó Komlósi, Mezzo-Soprano; Krisztián Cser, Bass

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances

Trad. Hungarian Peasant Songs: —"The ballad of Borbála Angoli"; —"Fade, my rose";
—"Come this way, come my way"; —"I went up the plum tree"; —"Little girl from Komárom"
—"The cricket in the green woods"; —"By the Danube there is a mill";

—"The girls of Izsap have all together"

Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs; Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle


Sunday September 8: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-50)

Schubert, Schubert Dream, Brahms

Schubert: Rondo in A major for Piano, Four Hands, D. 951 Yoko Nozaki, Emanuel Ax, piano

Steven Stucky 1949 – 2016): Allegretto quasi Andantino “Schubert Dream” for Piano, Four Hands Emanuel Ax, Yoko Nozaki, piano

Brahms: Trio No. 2 in C major for Piano, Violin and Cello, Op. 87 Anne-Marie McDermott, Ani Kavafian, violin; Carter Brey, cello


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-10) 

A Symphony That Changed Everything

Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 - Donald Runnicles, conductor