Evening Concert

Two “classic” Piano Concertos part of this week’s “Evening Concert” lineup


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Barber’s “Violin Concerto” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Gounod’s “Saint Cecilia Mass” from Chicago, Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto” on the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts, Mozart’s “24th Piano Concerto” from Los Angeles, and Sunday. . . chamber music from “Music Mountain”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB 26 – 27 – 28 – MAR 1 & 4, 2018


Monday February 26: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-22)

David Robertson Conducts Ravel, Barber, and Bartok (Listing Differs from Patterns Magazine)

Ravel: Suite from Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose)

Barber: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14 Gil Shaham, violin

Bartók: The Wooden Prince: A Dancing-Play in One Act, to a Libretto by Béla Balázs, Op. 13


Tuesday February 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-09)

Alain Altinoglu conducts the Saint Cecilia Mass (Listing Differs from Patterns Magazine)

Prokofiev: Suite from “The Love for Three Oranges”, Op. 33a

Poulenc: Gloria (Sandrine Piau, soprano; Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Gounod: Messe solennelle en l’honneur de Sainte-Cécile (Sandrine Piau, soprano; Michael Schade, tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus)

[CSO fill: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite (Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor)]


Wednesday, February 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 9)

Inspired by Beethoven (from the 2017 series of Beethoven-fest Concerts)

Javier Perianes, piano

Radio Hesse Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt; Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor

Beethoven: Piano concerto No. 4 in G Major, op. 58 (34:47)
Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de lin (The girl with the flaxen hair; encore) (02:30)
Tarnopolski, Vladimir (b. 1955, Ukraine): "Be@thoven — Invocation" (world premiere) (16:41)
[fill: Schumann: Fantasy in C for violin and orchestra, opus 131  (13:11) (On CD Ondine 11952)]
Stravinsky: Petrushka (35:43)
Lyadov: Baba-Yaga (encore) (03:00) Recorded by Radio Hesse, Frankfurt (HR) in the World Conference Center Bonn on September 10, 2017


Thursday March 1: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP [16]-17-09)

Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24, K. 491 (Stephen Kovacevich, piano)

Georg Friedrich Haas (b. 1953, Austria): concerto grosso No. 1 for four alphorns and orchestra (U.S. premiere, LA Phil co-commission) (hornroh modern alphorn quartet)

Haydn: Symphony No. 31 in D, “Horn Signal”

[fill: Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Pinchas Zukerman, conductor Pentatone 5186 224]


Sunday March 4: (The) 2017 Music Mountain Chamber Music Festival (MM 17-09)

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns April 2018

The Aeolus String Quartet with Geoffrey Burleson, Piano plays:

Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet In F Major, Opus 74, # 2 (1793)

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet In A Minor, Opus 13 (1827)

César Franck: Piano Quintet In F Minor (1878-79)

Historic Encore:  Mozart String Quartet In D Major, K. 575 (Zapolski String Quartet (partial)