Evening Concert

On the “Evening Concert” this week, music by Haydn, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Haydn’s “Mass in B-flat” from New York, Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” from Chicago, Rachmaninoff’s “2nd Piano Concerto” from Milwaukee, Mahler’s “2nd Symphony” from Cleveland, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and a new episode of “”Early Music Now”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 30 – OCT 1 – 2 – 3 & 6, 2019


Monday September 30: The new York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-01)

Bernstein conducts Haydn’s Mass in B-flat

STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra. Guiseppe Sinopoli, conductor

HAYDN: Mass in B‐flat, Hob. XXII:14. Judith Blegen, soprano; Frederica Von Stade, mezzo-soprano Kenneth Riegel, tenor; Simon Estes, bass; Westminster Choir/Joseph Flummerfelt, director; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

STRAUSS: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24. Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor


Tuesday October 1: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-40)

Riccardo Muti Conducts Dvořák and Copland

Walker: Lyric for Strings

Copland: Lincoln Portrait (John Malkovich, narrator)

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 (From the New World)

Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition


Wednesday October 2: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 19-01) (first in new series)

CONDUCTOR: Ken-David Masur

SOLOIST: Boris Giltburg, piano

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 in C minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 18

[Encore: Scriabin Etude Op. 2 No. 1 in C sharp minor. Boris Giltburg, piano]

Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

[MSO fill: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40. Joyce Yang, piano; Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra/Edo de Waart]


Thursday October 3: Cleveland Orchestra (COR-19-01) (first in new series)

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Joélle Harvey, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor

[COR fill: MOZART: Piano Concerto No.9 in Eb, K. 271 – Mitsuko Uchida, conductor and

pianist; Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall 10/28/04 and DVORAK: Slavonic Dance in C, op. 46, no.1 Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell, rec. 1965)]


Sunday October 6: Chamber Music Society of Lincon Center (CMS 19-02)

Beethoven & Schumann

Beethoven: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 95, “Serioso” Danish String Quartet

Schumann: Trio No. 2 in F major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 80

Juho Pohjonen, Piano; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; David Finckel, Cello


Early Music Now (EMN 19-15) (EMN returns with new episodes)

Vespers for St. Michael's Day

This week's program presents stunning polychoral music in honor of the Archangel Michael from 'The Venice of the North': Hamburg, Germany. Weser Renaissance Bremen performs antiphons, psalms, and hymns from the pen of Hieronymus Praetorius, who worked as organist and composer at St. Jacobi.

Hieronymus Praetorius Magnificat Germanice; Friedhelm Flamme, organ

Weser Renaissance Bremen perform the following:

Hieronymus Praetorius Antiphon: Veni Sancte spiritus; Antiphon: Dum praeliatur Michael;

Hieronymus Praetorius Psalm 110; Psalm 113; Hymnus: Christe Sanctorum;

Hieronymus Praetorius Magnificat octavi toni; Postlude on ‘Veni Creator Spiritus;

Hieronymus Praetorius Psalm 117.