Evening Concert

Tchaikovsky’s “4th”, Britten’s “Four Sea Interludes”, and much more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Tchaikovsky’s “4th Symphony” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, Britten’s “Four Sea Interludes from ‘Peter Grimes’” from Chicago, Mahler’s “1st Symphony” on “Carnegie Hall Live!”,  Schumann’s “Piano Concerto” from Los Angeles, then Sunday, two special programs from the “Fiesta!” series.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF SEP 24 – 25 – 26 – 27 & 30, 2018


Monday September 24: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-52)


Conductors: Jaap van Zweden (Music Director Designate)
Wagner: Prelude to Act 1, Lohengrin
Julia Adolphe (b. USA, 1988): Unearth, Release (Concerto for Viola & Orchestra) Cynthia Phelps, viola

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
[NYP fill: Tchaikovsky: Selections from The Nutcracker (Gilbert/NYP) from iTunes]


Tuesday September 25: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-39)

Riccardo Muti conducts Higdon and Britten

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3

Higdon: Low Brass Concerto (Jay Friedman, trombone; Michael Mulcahy, trombone; Charles Vernon, bass trombone; Gene Pokorny, tuba)

Chausson: Poem of Love and the Sea, Op. 19 (Clémentine Margaine, mezzo-soprano)

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

[CSO fill: Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta (Fritz Reiner, conductor)]


Wednesday September 26: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 18-13)

Marin Alsop and the National Youth Orchestra of the USA

John Adams: "Short Ride in a Fast Machine"
Gabriela Lena Frank (b. 1972, USA): Apu, Tone Poem for Orchestra (the New York premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Mahler: Symphony No. 1


Thursday September 27: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 18-13)

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel

Schumann: Symphony No. 1

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor. Soloist: Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Schumann: Symphony No. 2

[LAP fill: Schumann, Clara: Romance #1 in Db Op. 22; Romance #2 in g Op. 22 Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Alice Ott, piano]


Sunday September 30: Special: Fiesta! (FST 18-25)

Music from the Basque Country

Euzkadi, also known as the Basque country, represents one of the several ways of being a Spaniard or is it something else? It depends on whom you ask. The Euzkera (or Basque) people have their own language and a longstanding cultural tradition, including music. This program presents historical Basque composers featuring Luis de Pablo, Jesús Guridi, and more.

Jesús Arámbarri: Gabin zar sorgiñak (The Witches of the New Year) Orchestral Prelude (1930) (Euskadi Symphony Orchestra; Cristian Mandeal, conductor)

Francisco Escudero: Aránzazu, Symphonic Poem (1955) (Euskadi Symphony Orchestra; Arturo Tamayo, conductor)

Jesús Guridi: Suite from Hamar euskal melodiak - Ten Basque Melodies (1941) (Basque National Orchestra; Miguel A. Gómez Martínez, Conductor)

Luis de Pablo: Chamber Concerto (1979) (Ensemble 2E2M; Claude Helffer, piano; Paul Méfano, conductor)


Special: Fiesta! (FST 18-26)  

Latino Soundscapes

The amazing and contrasting landscapes of Latin America have been reflected by some of the most brilliant composers of Latin America. Host, Elbio Barilari, will be your guide as we visit some of the most beautiful places in the world with our ears. Featured on this program are Almeida Prado, Eduardo Angulo, and Alberto Ginastera.

José Pablo Moncayo: Hueyapan Symphonic Orchestra José Pablo Moncayo Enrique Bátiz, conductor

Alberto Ginastera:  Pampeana No.2 Sol Gabetta, cello Münchner Rundfunkorchester Ari Rasilainen, conductor

Almeida Prado: Cartas Celestes Nº8 - Oré-Jacy Tatá Maria Constança de Almeida Prado Moreno, violin; Orquestra Sinfônica de Santo André; Carlos Moreno, conductor
Carlos López Buchardo: Cancion del carretero José Cura, tenor; Eduardo Delgado, piano