Evening Concert

This week on the “Evening Concert” music by Mahler, Haydn, Beethoven, and more!


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mahler’s “Song of the Earth” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Bizet’s “Symphony in C” from Chicago, Haydn’s “99th Symphony” from Cleveland, Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto” from Milwaukee and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 & 10, 2017


Monday December 4: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” [TNYPTW] (NYP 18-10)

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

[This is program # in a 10-part Mahler-fest from the Philharmonic’s archives]

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Mildred Miller, mezzo-soprano; Ernst Häfliger, tenor; Bruno Walter, conductor MAHLER/COOKE: Finale from Symphony No. 10


Tuesday December 5: “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts” (CSO 17-49)

Susanna Mälkki and Branford Marsalis

Conductor: Susanna Malkki

Bizet: Symphony in C
Faure: Pavane, for Soprano Saxophone; Branford Marsalis, soprano saxophone
John Williams (USA, b. 1932): Escapades for Alto Saxophone from Catch Me If You Can; Branford Marsalis, alto saxophone
Melinda Wagner (USA b. 1957) Proceed, Moon (World Premiere)

Debussy: Iberia, Images for Orchestra
[CSO fill: Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Christian Macelaru, conductor]


Wednesday, December 6: Cleveland Orchestra Radio Network (COR 17-21)
Archival broadcast observing the 100th anniversary of The Cleveland Orchestra; concert from 03/27/80
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
HAYDN: Symphony No. 99 in Eb
SMETANA: “From Bohemia’s Meadows and Forests” (excerpt) Mercury CD 434 379
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 6 in A

[COR fill: MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 6 in Bb, K. 238 - Mitsuko Uchida/Cleve Orch.; Severance Hall, 10/28/04] 


Thursday December 7: “Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra-On Stage” (MSO 17-11)

CONDUCTOR: Edo de Waart SOLOIST: Ronald Brautigam, piano

MOZART Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527

BEETHOVEN Concerto No. 4 in G major for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 58

ELGAR Symphony No. 1 in A-flat major, Opus 55

[MSO fill: 13:50 W.A. Mozart Exultate Jubilate K. 165 Miah Persson (MEE-ah PAIR-ssohn), soprano]


Sunday December 10: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-11)

Culturally Inspired

Francaix (1912-1997): Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello. Yura Lee, Violin; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello

Paul Schoenfeld (USA, b.1947): Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano. David Shifrin, Clarinet; Ida Kavafian, Violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

Prokofiev (1891- 1953): Quartet No. 2 in F major for Strings, Op. 92 Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, Violin; Ryan Meehan, Violin; Jeremy Berry, Viola; Estelle Choi, Cello)


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-11)

CARL MARIA VON WEBER (1786 – 1826): Wiegenlied (Cradle Song), Op. 13, No. 2 (1810 – 11) Sarah Shafer, soprano; David Starobin, guitar

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797 – 1828): Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major, D. 929 (1827) Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Clive Greensmith, cello; Shai Wosner, piano