Evening Concert

Concert programs this week from New York, Chicago and elsewhere on the “Evening Concert”


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF SEP 21 – 22 – 23 – 24 & 27, 2020


Monday September 21: The New York Philharmonic This Week! (NYP 20-52)

Mozart and Bruckner

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major (Alan Gilbert, cond.; Emmanuel Ax, piano)

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 3 (Alan Gilbert, cond.)

[NYP fill: FALLA: Suite No. 2 from The Three-Cornered Hat Alan Gilbert]


Tuesday, September 22: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 20-39)

Riccardo Muti conducts Brahms Double Concerto

Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman

Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 102 (Double) (Stephanie Jeong, violin; Kenneth Olsen, cello)

Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 (Rhenish)

[CSO fill: Bruckner: Te Deum (Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim; Jessye Norman, soprano; Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano; David Rendall, tenor; Samuel Ramey, bass; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director]


Wednesday, September 23: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 20-13)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOIST: Leonidas Kavakos, violin*

Stravinsky: Petrushka [1947 revision]

Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D major*

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

[SFS fill: Copland: Quiet City Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor 2001-09-27; Davies Symphony Hall]


Thursday September 24: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 20-13)

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

Sir Antonio Pappano, conductor

Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano

BERLIOZ: Les nuits d'été  (Summer Nights)

R. STRAUSS: Eine Alpensinfonie

ELGAR: Nimrod from Enigma Variations, Op. 36 (encore)


Sunday September 27: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 20-01)

Classical Masters

Reicha: Quintet in D major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn, Op. 91, No. 3

Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; Sebastian Manz, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn

Mozart: Quartet in F major for Strings, K. 590, “Prussian”

Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Violin I; Brendan Speltz, Violin II; Pierre Lapointe, Viola; Brook Speltz, Cello)


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 20-13)

HANS ABRAHAMSEN (b. 1952, Denmark): Walden for Wind Quintet (1978)

Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Robert Ingliss, oboe; Todd Levy, clarinet; Julia Harguindey, bassoon; Gregory Flint, horn (Performed July 17, 2019, St. Francis Auditorium)

SCHUBERT: Quintet in A Major for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass, Op. 114, “Trout” (1819)

Zoltán Fejérvári, piano; Joel Link, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Camden Shaw, cello; Leigh Mesh, bass (Performed August 19, 2019, Lensic Performing Arts Center Performing Arts Center)