Evening Concert

Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Brahms and more on the “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Rachmaninoff’s “Symphonic Dances” [from Carnegie Hall], Mozart’s “20th Piano Concerto” with pianist Leif Ove Andsnes [from Chicago], Tchaikovsky’s “5th Symphony” [from San Francisco], Thursday “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Series.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR. 11 – 12 – 13 – 14 – 15 & 17, 2016


Monday April 11: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-02) (new series #2 of 13)

Boston Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Conductor: Andris Nelsons; Soloist: Nadezhda Serdyuk, Mezzo-Soprano

PROKOFIEV: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78

RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45


Tuesday April 12: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-15)  

Riccardo Muti and Leif Ove Andsnes

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 (Leif Ove Andsnes, piano)

Hindemith: Concert Music for Brass and String Orchestra

Prokofiev: Scythian Suite

Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage


Wednesday April 13: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 16-02) (new series #2 of 13)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048

Henry Brant (1913 Canada, - 2008 USA): Ice Field (SOLOIST: Cameron Carpenter, organ)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Opus 64

Michael Tilson Thomas: Street Song for Symphonic Brass


Thursday April 14: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-29)

(Listing differs from Patterns Magazine)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

SALONEN: L.A. Variations

STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben (Frank Huang, violin)


Friday April 15: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-14) Subject to availability

Illinois Symphony Alistair Willis, conductor

Powerful Promise (3/21/14)

John Estacio: Spring’s Promise

Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op.33 (Julie Albers, cello)

Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op.68


Sunday April 17: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-29)

Stormy Seas

Mahler: Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello

Wu Han, Piano; Daniel Hope, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; David Finckel, Cello

Brahms: Quintet in F minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 34

Jon Kimura Parker, Piano; Danish String Quartet

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 16-03) (new series #3 of 13)

ANTONIO VIVALDI: Chamber Concerto in G Minor for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon & Continuo, RV 103 (1716) Bart Feller, flute; Robert Ingliss, oboe; Ted Soluri, bassoon; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

LEO ORNSTEIN (US 1893 – 2002): Piano Quintet, Op. 92 (1927) Marc-André Hamelin, piano; Johannes String Quartet: Soovin Kim,violin; Jessica Lee, violin; Choong-Jin Chang, viola; Peter Stumpf, cello