Evening Concert

Music on this week’s “Evening Concert” by Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Rodrigo and more.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear a  ‘Flute Quartet’ by Mozart on “The Magic of Marlboro”, a famous concerto with cellist Yo-Yo Ma in Chicago, Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez” from Pittsburgh, Strauss’ “Oboe Concerto” from the New York Philharmonic and Sunday . . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF AUG 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 & 7, 2016


Monday August 1: Summer Special: The Magic of Marlboro [Episodes 3 & 4 of 4]

Episode Three: Soloists: Mitsuko Uchida (pf), Rudolf Serkin (pf), Jamie Laredo (vln), Priscilla Lee (vcl), Jonathan Chu (vla), Anna Polonsky (pf), David Soyer (vcl), and other Musicians from Marlboro

Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 3 in C major, K. 285b

Schumann: Andante und Variationen, Op.46 excerpt

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet – excerpts from mvt 2. Adagio & mvt 3 Andantino

Schubert: Fantasia in F minor, D 940

Episode Four: Soloists: Rudolf Serkin (pf), Benita Valente (sop), Harold Wright (cl), Jonathan Biss (pf), Isidore Cohen (vln), Benjamin Beilman (vln), and other Musicians from Marlboro

Schubert: Hirt Auf Dem Felsen, "The Shepherd on the Rock" D. 965

Dvorak: String Quintet No. 10 in E flat major, Op. 51

Haydn: Gypsy Rondo excerpt

Beethoven: Choral Fantasy excerpt (from 1981 with R & P Serkin)


Tuesday August 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-31)

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Yo-Yo Ma

Beethoven: Overture to King Stephen

Lutosławski: Symphony No. 3

Salonen: Foreign Bodies.  Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 (Yo-Yo Ma, cello)

Janáček: Sinfonietta


Wednesday August 3: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) 15-16_10)

DEBUSSY: Petite Suite

RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez  [encore: TARREGA: Memories of the Alhambra]

TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Symphony

Omer Meir Wellber, conductor; Pablo Villegas, guitar


Thursday August 4: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-45)

Honeck and Wang perform Beethoven, Strauss, and Suppé

CONDUCTOR: Manfred Honeck

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6

STRAUSS: Oboe Concerto SOLOIST: Liang Wang, oboe

SUPPÉ: Poet & Peasant


Friday August 5: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-32)

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra; Stephen Alltop, cond

"Jeff Beal: House of Cards, Composer in Concert" (1/30/15) All works on the concert by Jeff Beal.

Pollock Suite. Alternate Route for trumpet & orchestra. (Jeff Beal, trumpet)

House of Cards: Russia. Clarinet Concerto (J. David Harris, clarinet). House of Cards Suite.


Sunday August 7: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-45)

American Dances

Mark O'Connor (b. 1961, usa): F.C.'s Jig for Violin and Viola.

Chad Hoopes, Violin; Matthew Lipman, Viola

Tsontakis (b. 1951, usa): Selected Knick Knacks for Violin and Viola.

 Kristin Lee, Violin; Richard O'Neill, Viola

Barber: Souvenirs for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 28 Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano; Wu Han, Piano

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue for Piano, Four Hands, arr. Henry Levine.

Alessio Bax, Piano; Wu Han, Piano


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 16-06)

Haydn: Symphony No. 104, “London”. Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute;
Geoff Nuttall and Owen Dalby, violins; Daniel Phillips, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass

Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47. Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Alisa Weilerstein, cello