Evening Concert

Symphonies by Brahms and Haydn, a Mozart Piano Concerto and more: this week’s Evening Concert


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Brahms’ “Second Symphony” from Carnegie Hall, Haydn’s “100th Symphony” from Chicago, Mozart’s “27th Piano Concerto” from San Francisco, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR 17 – 18 – 19 – 20 & APR 23, 2017


Monday April 17: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 17-03) (Of 13 episodes)


Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle

WEBERN: Six Pieces, Op. 6

SCHOENBERG: Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16

BERG: Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2


Tuesday April 18: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-16)

Nicholas McGegan conducts 18th- Century Works

Handel: Concerto grosso in G Major, Op. 6, No. 1

Vivaldi: Alma oppressa (from La fida ninfa) (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano)

Porpora: Oh volesser gli Dei. . . Dolci, freschi aurette (from Polifemo) (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano)

Bach: Sinfonia in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6

Porpora: Or la nube procellosa (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano)

Broschi: Qual guerriero in campo armato (from Idaspe) (Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano)

Haydn: Symphony No. 100 in G Major (Military)

[CSO fill: Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)]


Wednesday April 19: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 17-03) (Of 13 episodes)

CONDUCTOR: András Schiff

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major, K.595 (András Schiff, piano)

Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass (Anna Lucia Richter, soprano; Britta Schwarz, contralto; Werner Güra, tenor;

Robert Holl, bass; San Francisco Symphony Chorus – Ragnar Bohlin, director)

Schubert: (Six Songs) Widerschein, D.639; "Fischerweise," D.881; Das Lied im Grünen, D.917;

"Im Frühling," D.882; Totengrabers Heimwehe; "Ständchen," D.920; (Anna Lucia Richter, soprano)


Thursday April 20: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-30)

The listing differs from the one in Patterns Magazine.

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert, conductor

BRAHMS: Tragic Overture

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 (SOLOISTS: Emanuel Ax, piano)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7


Sunday April 23: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-30)

Child Prodigies

Mozart: Trio in E major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, K. 542

Gloria Chien, Piano; Sean Lee, Violin; Mihai Marica, Cello

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

Gloria Chien, Piano; Kristin Lee, Sean Lee, Violin; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Mihai Marica, Cello


and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-04) (Of 13 episodes)

JOHN DOWLAND (1563 – 1626): Pavana lachrymae (ca. 1612) (arr. William Byrd) Peter Serkin, piano

BÉLA BARTÓK (1881 – 1945): Sonata No. 2 in C Major for Violin & Piano, Sz. 76 (1922)

Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Alessio Bax, piano

FRANCIS POULENC (1899 – 1963): Le bal masqué (The Masked Ball, secular cantata on poems by Max Jacob) (1932): David Kravitz, baritone; Robert Ingliss, oboe; Todd Levy, clarinet; Ted Soluri, bassoon; Christopher Stingle, trumpet; L.P. How, violin; Eric Kim, cello; Haochen Zhang, piano; Robert Klieger, percussion; Guillermo Figueroa, conductor