Evening Concert

NYP is 175, May the “4th” Be With You, Violins, not Tires from Cooper & more on the Evening Concert


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear the “175th Birthday” Concert” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto” from Chicago, the Cooper International Violin Competition Final Concerto Round from Cleveland, two Hanukkah specials and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC 11 – 12 – 13 – 14 & 17, 2017


Monday December 11: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” [TNYPTW] (NYP 18-11)

TNYPTW is now heard on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m.

“The 175th Birthday Concert”

STRAUSS: Don Quixote; Carter Brey, cello; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Leonard Slatkin, cond.

BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 3, ‘Kaddish’; UMS Choral Union; MSU Children’s Choir;Tamara Wilson, soprano;  Jeremy Irons, speaker; Leonard Slatkin, cond.


Tuesday December 12: “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts” (CSO 17-50)

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Sibelius

Stravinsky: Scherzo á la russe

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 (Emanuel Ax, piano)

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43

[CSO fill: Britten: Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a and b (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)]


Wednesday, December 13: Cleveland Orchestra Radio Network (COR 17-23)
Cooper International Violin Competition Concerto Final Round
Christina Jihee Nam, 14, of West Chester, Ohio
Qing Yu Chen, 17, of New York, New York
Johan Dalene, 16, of Norrköping, Sweden
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 in g, Op. 63
TCHAIKOVKSY: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35


Thursday December 14: Two Hanukah Specials

“Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra-On Stage” (MSO) is pre-empted this week.

NPR Hanukah Lights 2017

A perennial NPR favorite with all new Hanukkah stories. Authors: R.L. Maizes, Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, and Ellen Orleans.

Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

A Chanukah Celebration with Chicago a cappella [New to WILL]

Join Jonathan Miller, artistic director of Chicago a cappella and a longtime champion of Jewish choral music, for an inspiring and informative show featuring choral music set to Chanukah texts, including familiar tunes "I Have a Little Dreidel", "S'vivon", "Al-Hanissim" ("For the Miracles"), "Lo Yisa Goy," "Haneirot Halalu"; and movements from the majestic "Hallel Suite" by Tunkel.

00:49 Mikhl Gelbart; arr. Mark Zuckerman Ikh bin a kleyner dreydl; Chicago a cappella; Holidays a cappella Live; www.chicagoacappella.org/store

4:00 Bob Applebaum Haneirot Halalu; Chicago a cappella; Live performance

1:24, :49 Jonathan Miller Shehecheyanu; Chicago a cappella; Days of Awe and Rejoicing; www.chicagoacappella.org/store

1:34 Elliot Z. Levine Al-Hanissim; Chicago a cappella Live performance

3:33 Bob Applebaum Al Hanisim; Chicago a cappella Live performance

5:07 Stacy Garrop Lo Yisa Goy; Chicago a cappella; Christmas a cappella Cedille Records CDR 90000107

2:51 Elliot Z. Levine Lo V’chayil; Chicago a cappella Live performance

1:08 Steve Barnett S’Vivon; Chicago a cappella; www.chicagoacappella.org/store

:57, 11:12 Bob Applebaum Oh Chanukah/ Y’mei Chanukah; Maoz Tzur; Funky Dreidl; Chicago a cappella; www.chicagoacappella.org/store

4:00 Chaim Parchi/arr. Jacobson Aleih Neiri; Chicago a cappella; Christmas a cappella Cedille Records CDR 90000107

6:32 Daniel Tunkel Hallel Cantata (Four selections); Hal'luyah! (Psalm 113), B'tzeit Yisrael (Psalm 114), Adonai Z'charanu (Ps.115, vv. 12-18), Hodu (Ps. 118, vv. 1-4) Live performance

1:05 Mark Zuckerman Fayer, fayer!; Chicago a cappella Live performance


Sunday December 17: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-12)  

Serious Mozart

Mozart: Sonata in E minor for Violin and Piano, K. 304 Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Inon Barnatan, Piano

Mozart: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 515 Ani Kavafian, Violin I; Benjamin Beilman, Violin II; Paul Neubauer, Viola I;Lily Francis, Viola II; Timothy Eddy, Cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-12)

VIVALDI: Concerto in F-sharp Minor for Trumpet, Strings & Continuo, Op. 10, No. 2, RV 439, La notte (ca. 1725) (originally in G Minor for solo flute) Caleb Hudson, trumpet; L.P. How & Kathleen Brauer, violins; Kimberly Fredenburgh, viola; Joseph Johnson, cello; Mark Tatum, bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

BRAHMS: String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 (1864) Jennifer Gilbert & Harvey de Souza, violins; Manabu Suzuki &Teng Li, violas; Clive Greensmith & Peter Stumpf, cellos