Evening Concert

A new week of Evening Concert programs from Carnegie Hall, Symphony Center, Geffen Hall, etc.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto featuring Evgeny Kissin [from Carnegie Hall] Sibelius’ “Four Legends from the Kalavala [from Chicago] Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto” [from Los Angeles], Thursday “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Series.

*Chicago SO plays at Symphony Center. San Francisco Symphony plays at Davies Symphony Hall. New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF APR. 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 & 10, 2016


Monday April 4: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-01) (new series #1 of 13)


New York Philharmonic; Conductor: Alan Gilbert

LINDBERG: Vivo (World Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23 (Soloist: Evgeny Kissin, piano)

RAVEL: Daphnis et ChloéSuite No. 2

TCHAIKOVSKY: Méditation, Op. 72, No. 5 (encore)


Tuesday April 5: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-14)  

Salonen Conducts Sibelius

Clyne: <<rewind<<

Bartók: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin

Sibelius: Four Legends from the Kalevala

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546


Wednesday April 6: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 16-01) (new series #1 of 13)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra

Mason Bates (b. 1977, USA): Alternative Energy

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Opus 15 (Leif Ove Andsnes, piano)

Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67


Thursday April 7: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-28)

(Listing differs from Patterns Magazine)

David Robertson, conductor

MESSIAEN: Les offrandes oubliées: Méditation symphonique pour orchestra

(The Forgotten Offerings: Symphonic Meditation for Orchestra)

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major (Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano)

Tristan MURAIL (b. 1947, France): Le Désenchantement du monde, Symphonic Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (U.S. Premiere & New York Philharmonic co-commission with Bavarian Radio Symphony, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra) (Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano)

BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 2 in D Major


Friday April 8: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-13) Subject to availability

Champaign-Urbana Symphony  Stephen Alltop, conductor

Jeff Beal: House of Cards, Composer in Concert (1/30/15)

Jeff BEAL (b. 1963, USA): House of Cards Suite

BEAL: Alternate Route: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (Jeff Beal, trumpet

BEAL: Clarinet Concerto (J. David Harris, clarinet)

BEAL: Pollock Suite; House of Cards: Russia


Sunday April 10: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-28)

Bartok: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano

Erin Keefe, violin; Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Dvorak: Quintet in E-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 97

Erin Keefe, Lily Francis, violins; Paul Neubauer, Beth Guterman, violas; David Finckel, cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 16-02) (new series #2 of 13)

POUL RUDERS (b. 1949, Denmark): Cha Cha Cha (1981) David Tolen, percussion

ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 13 in G Major, Op. 106 (1895)

Orion String Quartet: Daniel Phillips, violin; Todd Phillips, violin;

Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello