Evening Concert

Beethoven’s “5th”, Tchaikovsky’s “5th” and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “5th Symphony” from Shanghai, Tchaikovsky’s “5th Symphony” from Chicago, Stravinsky’s “Petrushka” ballet music from Dallas, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and “This is Cabaret”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN 16 – 17 – 18 – 19 & 22, 2017


Monday January 16: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO 17-03 of 13) New Series

[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: Zubin Mehta - Beethoven

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No.3, Op.72b

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15. Serena Wang, piano

Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67

Zhu Jian’er: A Wonder of Naxi  (CONDUCTOR: Chen Xieyang)

[SSO fill: Saint-Saens Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso; Julian Rachlin, violin; Shanghai Symphony/Long Yu, conductor]


Tuesday January 17: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-03)

Riccardo Muti conducts Tchaikovsky and Bates

Mason Bates (b. 1977): Anthology of Fantastic Zoology

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird


Wednesday January 18: Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO 17-03 of 13) New Series

CONDUCTOR: Jun Märkl (Wagner, Stravinsky); Nicholas Carter (Orff)

WAGNER: Overture to The Flying Dutchman


ORFF: Carmina Burana


Thursday January 19: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-17)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Eroica

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 2 in c-minor


Sunday January 22: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-17)

Britten and Mendelssohn

Britten: Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6 Todd Phillips, Violin; Gloria Chien, Piano

Mendelssohn: Quartet in B minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 3 Juho Pohjonen, Piano; Erin Keefe, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello"

and This Is Cabaret with Kurt Elling (CAB 16-04 of four)  

Host: Ann Hampton Callaway

[Joe] Jackson: Steppin’ Out Kurt Elling Live
Ellington/Rumi/Freeman/Elling: I like the Sunrise Kurt Elling Live
Galliano/Elling Parisian Heartbreak: Kurt Elling Live
[Gerry Goffin/Carole King]: Will You Love Me Tomorrow Ann Hampton Callaway Live
[Freddie] Hubbard/Elling: Freddie’s Yen for Jen Kurt Elling Live
[Victor Young]/Heyman: When I Fall in Love Ann Hampton Callaway; Kurt Elling Live
Hampton Callaway/Elling: Improv-Cashmere Socks Ann Hampton Callaway; Kurt Elling Live

Band: Gary Versace, piano, accordion Clark Sommers, bass Jared Schonig, drums Billy Stritch, piano