Evening Concert

Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony & Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade coming this week…


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Alban Berg’s “Violin Concerto” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony” from Chicago, Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade” played by the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, Brahms’ “2nd Piano Concerto” from Los Angeles, and Sunday. . . chamber music from “Music Mountain”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB 12 – 13 – 14 – 15 & 18, 2018


Monday February 12: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-20)

Christoph Eschenbach Conducts Berg, Brahms, and Pintscher

Matthias Pintscher (b. 1971): towards Osiris: Study for Orchestra (United States Premiere - 2005)

Berg: Violin Concerto (1935) Pinchas Zukerman, violin

Brahms orch. by Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

[NYP fill: Foss: Song of Songs: NYP/Leonard Bernstein, cond; Jennie Tourel, mezzo



Tuesday February 13: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-07)

Neeme Järvi and Robert Chen

Pärt: Fratres (Robert Chen, violin)

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Robert Chen, violin)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 (Pastoral)

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82



Wednesday, February 14: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 7)

Mariinsky Theater Orchestra

Valery Gergiev, conductor

Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act one of "Lohengrin"

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. Suite for orchestra, op. 35

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, op. 60

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the World Conference Center Bonn on September 8, 2017



Thursday February 15: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP [16]-17-07)

Conductor: James Gaffigan

Soloist: Hélène Grimaud, piano

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

James Matheson (b. 1970) Unchained (world premiere; LA Phil commission)

Ravel Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2

[LAP fill:  Copland: Appalachian Spring; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor]



Sunday February 18: (The) 2017 Music Mountain Chamber Music Festival (MM 17-07)

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns April 2018

The Ariel Quartet with Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano

Mozart: String Quartet in G Major, K.387

Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 96 ‘American’

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Opus 44

Historic Encore: Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, opus 25 performed by the St. Petersburg String Quartet and pianist Maxim Mogilevsky (partial)