Evening Concert

On this week’s “Evening Concert” programs, music by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Mozart and others


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Dvorak’s “7th Symphony” from New York, Tchaikovsky’s “Suite from ‘Swan Lake’” from Chicago, Mozart’s “1st Violin Concerto” from Los Angeles, Sibelius’ “2nd Symphony” 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 23 – 24 – 25 – 26 & 29, 2019


Monday September 23: The nwe York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-52)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Barber: First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12

John Corigliano: One Sweet Morning, for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra; Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano

Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70


Tuesday September 24: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-39)

Riccardo Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky and Debussy

Debussy: Nocturnes (Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director)

Debussy: Sacred and Profane Dances (Sarah Bullen, harp)

Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32

Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake, Op. 20a

Puccini: Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana


Wednesday September 25: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 19-13) (Last in series) (Next week starts a new 13-week series from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra)

CONDUCTOR: Gustavo Dudamel

SOLOIST: Michael Barenboim, violin (son of conductor/pianist Daniel Barenboim, but you knew that)

Thomas Adès (Brit., b. 1971): Inferno (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Major, K. 207

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K.551, “Jupiter”

[LAP fill: Smetana: The Moldau Los Angeles Philharmonic/Andre Previn (Phillips 17407)]


Thursday September 26: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 19-13) (Last in series) (Next week starts a new 13-week series from the Cleveland Orchestra)

Michael Tilson Thomas & the National Youth Orchestra of the USA

This concert, recorded in 2018, features the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. Jean-Yves Thibaudet was the featured soloist. Every year Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute brings together the brightest young players from across the country to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, a free program for all participants. Following a comprehensive audition process and a three-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers embark on a tour to some of the great music capitals of the world while serving as dynamic music ambassadors.
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Ted Hearne (American, b. 1982): Brass Tacks (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F Major
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

Encores: Copland: "Hoe-Down" from Rodeo
Meredith Monk (American, b. 1942): "Panda Chant II" from The Games: a science fiction opera


Sunday September 29: Chamber Music Society of Linconc Center (CMS 19-01)

Bold Voices

Mackey: Micro-Concerto for Solo Percussion, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

Ayano Kataoka, Percussion; Sooyun Kim, Flute; Romie de Guise-Langlois, Clarinet; Sean Lee, Violin; Mihai Marica, Cello; Alessio Bax, Piano

Korngold: Quintet in E major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15

Gilles Vonsattel, Piano; Kristin Lee, Sean Lee, Violin; Matthew Lipman, Viola; David Requiro, Cello


Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTM 19-13) (Last in series) (Next week at this time slot, we return to fresh episodes of "Early Music Now")

The Three Bs

Bach - Brandenburg No. 5 - First movement - Jeannette Sorrell, leader and harpsichord

Brahms - Violin Concerto, Movements II and III - James Ehnes, violin - D. Runnicles, cond.

Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 - Final Movement - Donald Runnicles, conductor