“Carmina Burana”, “Firebird Suite” “The Nutcracker” and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”

February 05, 2017

This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Orff’s “Carmina Burana” from Shanghai, Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite” from Chicago, Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” from Dallas, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and “Shanghai Spring”.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 & 12, 2017


Monday February 6: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO 17-06)

[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;  SOLOISTS: Lilian Giovanini (soprano), Berj Karazian (tenor), Thomas Bauer (baritone), Chorakademie Lübeck - Burana

Huang Yijun: Beautiful Flower and Full Moon

Qigang Chen: Luan Tan

Orff: Carmina Burana

Program also includes highlights from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy:

J.S. Bach: Trio Sonata No.5, BWV529, mvt II. Largo

J.S. Bach: Contrapunctus 14


Tuesday February 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-06)

Charles Dutoit conducts Stravinsky

Stravinsky: Fireworks, Op. 4

Stravinsky: Symphony in C

Stravinsky: The Firebird

Bartók: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarín, Op. 19


Wednesday February 8: Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO 17-06)

CONDUCTOR: Andrew Grams

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker


Thursday February 9: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-20)

NYP Jukebox: There, in the Night

Program to include selections from:

IVES: Central Park in the Dark

SCHOENBERG: Transfigured Night

MAHLER: Symphony No. 7

MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

MUSSORGKSY: Night on Bald Mountain

ADOLPHE: Dark Sand, Shifting Light

DUTILLEUX: The Shadows of Time


Sunday February 12: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-20)  Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven: Octet in E-flat major for Two Oboes, Two Clarinets, Two Bassoons, and Two Horns, Op. 103

Stephen Taylor, James Austin Smith, Oboe; David Shifrin, Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Marc Goldberg, Bassoon; Julie Landsman, Kevin Rivard, Horn

Brahms: Trio in E-flat major for Horn, Violin, and Piano, Op. 40

Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn; Paul Huang, Violin; Juho Pohjonen, Piano


and Shanghai Spring International Music Festival (17-02) New Series (4 Episodes)

Zhao Jiping: Imaginative Expression on the Gate of Extended Family

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

Mozart: Violin Sonata No.18 in G Major, K.301/293a

Huang Bin (violin), Yin Zheng (piano)

Wang Jianmin: Concerto of Fantasy Narrative

Young Chinese Traditional Orchestra, Wu Qiang (conductor), Lu Yiwen (erhu)

Zhao Jiping: Bringing in the Wine

Shanghai Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Daye Lin (conductor), Liao Changyong (baritone)

Classical 24 Music Playlist

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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