Evening Concert

The Philharmonic is back, plus Strauss from Chicago, Mozart from Germany, etc.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear “Music of Our Time” from New York, then Strauss' “Suite from Der Rosenkavalier” from Chicago, Mozart’s ‘25th Symphony” from the Schwetzingen Festival, Beethoven’s “4th Piano Concerto” from Los Angeles, and Sunday. . . chamber music from “Music Mountain”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 & 7, 2018


Monday January 1: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-14)

“Music of our Time”

Lei LIANG (b. 1972): Verge, for 18 Strings (2009) Magnus Lindberg, conductor

Marc-André DALBAVIE (b. 1961): Melodia, for Instrumental Ensemble (2009) Magnus Lindberg, conductor

Sean SHEPHERD (b. 1979): These Particular Circumstances, in 7 uninterrupted episodes (2009)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Nico MUHLY (b. 1981): Detailed Instructions, for orchestra (2010) Alan Gilbert, conductor

Matthias PINTSCHER (b. 1971): songs from Solomon’s garden, for baritone and chamber orchestra

(New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra)

Alan Gilbert, conductor Thomas Hampson, baritone


Tuesday January 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-01)

Juraj Valcuha and Christian Tetzlaff

Conductor: Juraj Valcuha

Haydn Symphony No. 85 (The Queen)
Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1; Christian Tetzlaff, violin

J. Strauss Jr.: Emperor Waltz
R. Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
[CSO fill: Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor]


Wednesday, January 3: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17-18, No. 1)

Schwetzingen Festival

Location: Rococo Theater, Schwetzingen Palace
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra 

Conductor: Konrad Junghänel (1,2,3,6,7) Roger Norrington (4,5)
(1) J.C. BACH: Symphony in G Minor, op. 6, No. 6 (12:34)
(2) L. MOZART: Serenade in D Major for trumpet, trombone and orchestra (excerpt) (12:05)

Soloist. Mayumi Shimizu, trombone (2)
(3) W.A. MOZART: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183 (19:21)
(4) HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob I:104, first movement (09:57)
(5) HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob I:104, 2nd, 3rd and 4th movements (17:22)
(6) C.P.E. BACH: Symphony in D Major, Wq 183, No. 1, 1st and 3rd movements (09:13)
(7) HAYDN: Symphony No. 100 in G Major, Hob. I (Military) (23:41)


Thursday January 4: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 18-01)

CONDUCTOR: Gustavo Dudamel

BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture

John ADAMS Absolute Jest (L.A. premiere) [St. Lawrence String Quartet]

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 [Yefim Bronfman, piano]


Sunday January 7: Music Mountain 2017 (MM 17-01)

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns April 2018.

Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet, Michael Brown, piano and Nicholas Canellakis, cello.

Beethoven: Clarinet Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 11

Stutschewsky: Hasidic Fantasy

Debussy: Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet & Piano

Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Opus 114