Evening Concert

Music by Mozart, Mussorgsky, Palestrina, and others on this week’s Evening Concerts


This week on the “Evening Concert” you’ll hear Mozart’s “25th Piano Concerto” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” from Chicago, a “Festival of Early Music” from Cologne”, Thomas Adès “Totentanz” from Los Angeles, and Sunday. . . chamber music from “Music Mountain”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 & 11, 2018


Monday February 5: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-19)

ALL-MOZART: Jeffrey Kahane Conducts and Performs Mozart

MOZART: Keyboard Concerto in B-flat major, K.238

MOZART: Piano Concerto in C minor, K.491

MOZART: Piano Concerto in C major, K.503

[NYP fill: Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, “Jupiter”, Alan Gilbert, cond.]


Tuesday February 6: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-06)

Riccardo Muti conducts Bruckner 7

Mussorgsky: A Night on Bald Mountain

Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20

Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E Major


Wednesday, February 7: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 6)

Festival of Early Music Cologne

Anon: L'homme armé 

Josquin Desprez: Mass L'homme armé (The armed man, on the sixth tone);

and Ave Maria;  and Inviolata integra et casta es Maria (Inviolate, spotless and pure art thou, O Mary);

and Absalon fili mi (Absalon my son); and Stabat mater

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Mass L'homme armé (The armed man);  

and Sicut lilium inter spinas (As the lily among thorns); and Salve regina

 Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Church of the Holy Trinity in Cologne on April 2, 2017

Compagnia di Punto; Michael Hofstetter, conductor; Marie Friederike Schöder, soprano

Johann Sebastian Bach: Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke (I am content with my luck), BWV 84

and Orchestral Suite No. 2 in A Minor, BWV 1076

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Church of the Holy Trinity in Cologne on March 19, 2017


Thursday February 8: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP [16]-17-06)

Conductor: Thomas Adès

Soloist: Steven Isserlis, cello

Sibelius: The Bard

Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre

Thomas Adès Lieux retrouvés (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission)

Adès Totentanz (West Coast premiere) Soloists: Simon Keenlyside, baritone; Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano


Sunday February 11: (The) 2017 Music Mountain Chamber Music Festival (MM 17-06)

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns April 2018

The Penderecki String Quartet with Pamela Mia Paul, Piano plays:

Mozart: String Quartet in D Major, K. 575

Schumann: String Quartet in A Major, Opus 41 #3

Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Major, Opus 81

Historic Encore: Brahms: String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 51#2 played by the Zapolski String Quartet Of Denmark (partial)