Stravinsky from New York, Brahms from Chicago, Dvorak from Baden Baden and more…

January 14, 2018
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear an all-Stravinsky program on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Brahms’ “A German Requiem” from Chicago, Dvorak’s “Violin Concerto” from Baden Baden, Daniil Trifonov plays Rachmaninoff’s “3rd Piano Concerto” in Los Angeles, and Sunday. . . chamber music from “Music Mountain”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 & 21, 2018

 

Monday January 15: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-16)

An All-Stravinsky Program

STRAVINSKY: Renard - Alexander Timchenko, tenor; Dmitry Voropaev, tenor; Ilya Bannik, bass; Andrei Serov, bass-baritone; Robert Langevin, flute and piccolo; Sherry Sylar, oboe; Thomas Stacy, English horn; Pascual Martinez Forteza, clarinet and E-flat clarinet; Kim Laskowski, bassoon, Philip Myers, R. Allen Spanjer, horn; Matthew Muckey, trumpet; Markus Rhoten, timpani; Christopher S. Lamb, Daniel Druckman, percussion; Laurence Kaptain cimbalom*; Michelle Kim, Marc Ginsberg, violin; Irene Breslaw, viola; Eileen Moon, cello; Satoshi Okamoto, bass

STRAVINSKY: L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale)- Matt Cavenaugh, Soldier;Daniel Davis, Devil

Valery Gergiev, conductor; Alec Baldwin, narrator; Mark Nuccio, clarinet; Judith Leclair, bassoon; Philip Smith, cornet; Joseph Alessi, trombone; Christopher S. Lamb, percussion; Sheryl Staples, violin; Satoshi Okamoto, bass

 

Tuesday January 16: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-03)

Jaap van Zweden conducts “A German Requiem”

Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music, K. 477

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde

Brahms: A German Requiem - Christiane Karg, sopra; Michael Nagy, barit.; Chicago Symphony Chorus

[CSO fill: Lutoslawski: Musique Funébre (Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor)]

 

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

Berlin Philharmonic in Baden Baden

Location: Festspielhaus Baden-Baden (1,2,5)
Performed by: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1,3,4,5); Staatskapelle Berlin (2)
Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle (1,3,4,5); Daniel Barenboim (2)
Soloists: Lisa Batiashvili, violin (2,3)
(1) DVORÁK: Three Slavonic Dances, op. 72
(2) [DWF fill: TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin concerto in D Major, opus 35, third movement *]
(3) DVORÁK: Violin concerto in A Minor, op. 53
(4) [DWF fill: BRAHMS/SCHÖNBERG: String Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, op. 25 **]
(5) BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra

* On CD Deutsche Gramophon 479 6038 .** On CD EMI CLASSICS 4 57815 2

 

Thursday January 18: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP [16/]17-03)

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3 (Soloist: Daniil Trifonov, piano)

Prokofiev: Scythian Suite

Scriabin: Poem of Ecstasy

 

Sunday January 21: 2017 Music Mountain Chamber Music Festival (MM 17-03)

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns April 2018.

The Cassat String Quartet, plus Mihae Lee, Piano

Program # 3 recorded 06/25/17

The Cassatt String Quartet (Muneko Otani, violin; Jennifer Leshnower, violin; Ah Ling Neu, viola; Elizabeth Anderson, cello) with Assisting Artist Mihae Lee, piano 

Concert Time: 01:34:20 plus "Historic Encore" for a total of: 1 hr 56 min

1st Selection: 00:08:26 + 2nd Selection: 00:49:34 = 58:00

3rd Selection: 00:36:20 + Historic Encore: 00:21:40 = 58:00

08:26 INTRO and FIRST SELECTION: Mendelssohn: 4 Pieces for String Quartet, Opus 81 ‘Capriccio’

49:34 SECOND SELECTION: Beethoven: String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132

36:20 THIRD SELECTION: Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Opus 57

21:40 HISTORIC ENCORE: Shostakovitch: String Quartet #2 in A, Opus 68 played by the Zapolski String Quartet Of Denmark (partial)


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

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