Evening Concert

Two Piano Concertos, a Violin Concerto, and so much more on this week’s Evening Concert


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s “20th Piano Concerto” from Shanghai, Prokofiev’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Walton’s “Violin Concerto” from Dallas, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and “The Shanghai Spring International Music Festival”.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB 13 – 14 – 15 – 16 & 19, 2017


Monday February 13: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO 17-07)

[First ever broadcast series of a Chinese orchestra to U.S. radio audiences]

AUDIO QUALITY ADVISORY: The concert recordings of a limited number of works in this series contain brief instances of audio distortion.

CONDUCTOR: Long Yu - Guo Wenjing, Mozart, Prokofiev

Kristjan Järvi - Scriabin

Leon Fleischer - Ravel

SOLOIST: Tang Junqiao (bamboo flute)

Johnson Li (piano)

Guo Wenjing: Bamboo Flute Concerto No.2 Wildfire

Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466

Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op.33bis

Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy, Op.54

Ravel: La valse


Tuesday February 14: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-07)

Truth to Power (3)

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C Major (Leningrad) (Jaap van Zweden, conductor)

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Yuja Wang, piano; Sakari Oramo, conductor)


Wednesday February 15: Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO 17-07)

CONDUCTOR: Donald Runnicles

SOLOIST: Alexander Kerr, violin

BRITTEN Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op.33a

WALTON Violin Concerto

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

ELGAR In the South, Op.50


Thursday February 16: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-21)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

WEBERN: Passacaglia, Op. 1

DUTILLEUX: Métaboles

MAHLER: Symphony No. 9


Sunday February 19: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-21)

Beethoven & Mendelssohn

Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 6 (1800)

Jerusalem Quartet (Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, Violin; Ori Kam, Viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, Cello)

Mendelssohn: Sextet in D major for Piano, Violin, Two Violas, Cello, and Bass, Op. 110

Michael Brown, Piano; Chad Hoopes, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Matthew Lipman, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Joseph Conyers, Double Bass

and Shanghai Spring International Music Festival (17-03) (of 4)

Jin Fuzai: Guqin Concerto Poems of Dhyana

Young Chinese Traditional Orchestra, Wu Qiang (conductor), Fang Qiong (soprano),Gao Shan (guqin)

Andrew Rudin: Discourse and Consolation

Orchestra 2001 ensemble

Zhao Jiping: Musical Moments of the Silk Road

Shanghai Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra, Daye Lin (conductor)

Trad: Yili Muqam

Muqam Art Troupe