Mahler’s “3rd”, Chopin’s “2nd” (Piano Concerto) and much more on this week’s “Evening Concert"s

April 07, 2019
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Sibelius’ “2nd Symphony” from New York, Mahler’s “3rd Symphony” from Chicago, Chopin’s “2nd Piano Concerto” with soloist Yuja Wang from San Francisco, two of Schumann’s “Studies for Pedal Piano” from Bonn, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 & 14, 2019

 

Monday April 8: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-28)

Sibelius, The Death of Cleopatra, Lulu, and Mephisto

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2; Zubin Mehta, conductor

BERLIOZ: The Death of Cleopatra; Jenny Tourel, mezzo‐soprano; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

BERG: Lulu‐Suite; Angelina Réaux,soprano; Kurt Masur, conductor

LISZT: Mephisto Waltz; Kurt Masur, conductor

 

Tuesday April 9: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-15)

Andres Orozco-Estrada conducts Mahler 3

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor
(Kelley O'Connor, soprano; Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director; Anima Young Singers of Greater Chicago; Charles Sundquist, director)

[CSO fill: Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107 (Yo-Yo Ma, cello); Salonen, cond.]

 

Wednesday April 10: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-02) (New Series)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas; SOLOISTS: Yuja Wang, piano*

Tilson Thomas: Agnegram
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21*
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E Major

[SFS fill: Ginastera: Malombo from Estancia Suite Michael Tilson Thomas]

 

Thursday April 11: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-15)  

Piano Duos
Performed by: Izabella Simon, piano (1-12) Dénes Várjon, piano (1-12)
Cristine Gerwig, piano (13-15) Efraín González Ruano, piano (13-15)
Yseult Jost, piano (13-15) Domingos Costa, piano (13-15)
(1) SCHUMANN: Two of the Six Studies in canonical form for the pedal piano, op. 56,
adapted for two pianos by Claude Debussy (05:56)
(2) BARTOK: Four of the Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos, for two pianos (06:17)
(3) KURTAG: Flowers We Are, Mere Flowers, from Games I (00:37)
(4) BACH/ KURTAG: Chorale: Out of the depths I cry to you, BWV 687 (05:24)
(5) KURTAG: Prelude and Choral from Games IV (01:56)
(6) BACH/ KURTAG: Sonatina from God's Time is the Best of Times, BWV 106 (02:17)
(7) KURTAG: Waltz from Games II (01:18)
(8) KURTAG: Hommage to Kurtág Márta, from Games III (00:58)
(9) KURTAG: Angry Chorale from Games IV (00:41)
(10) BACH/ KURTAG: Chorale O Lamb of God, Innocent, BWV deest (04:08)
(11) KURTAG: Hommage to Farkas Ferenc (2) Scraps of a colinda melody – faintly recollected (02:33)
(12) BEETHOVEN: Große Fuge (Grand Fugue) in B-flat Major, op. 134, for piano-four-hands (17:03)
(13) SMETANA: Sonata in one movement in E Minor for eight hands at two pianos (10:33)
(14) REVUELTAS/GONZALES: Sensemayá, version for eight hands at two pianos (06:09)
(15) BEETHOVEN/BURCHARD: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, op. 67, transcribed for eight hands at two pianos (32:36)

 

Sunday April 14: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-29)

Americans!

Dvořák: Quintet in E-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 97, “The American”

Erin Keefe, Kristin Lee, violin; Yura Lee, Richard O'Neill, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello

Gershwin: An American in Paris for Two Pianos

Juho Pohjonen & Wu Qian, pianos

AND

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 19-02) (New Series)

VILLA-LOBOS: Chôro No. 5 for Piano, “Alma brasileira” (1925) Soyeon Kate Lee, piano (performed July 22, 2018, NMMA [ New Mexico Museum of Art])

SCHUBERT: Orion String Quartet (performed July 22, 2018, NMMA)


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