Evening Concert

Great works for less-often-heard instruments from New York, Chicago, etc.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Saint-Saens “Organ Symphony” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Poulenc’s “Harpsichord Concerto” from Chicago, Bach’s “Cantata No. 80” from the BachFest Leipzig, Mahler’s “9th Symphony” from Los Angeles, and Sunday. . . chamber music from “Music Mountain”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JAN 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 & 14, 2018


Monday January 8: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-15)

Sir Andrew Davis Conducts Berlioz and Saint-Saëns

BERLIOZ: Overture to Les Francs-juges

SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 (Kent Tritle, organ)


Tuesday January 9: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-02)

Harry Bicket Leads Works for Chamber Orchestra

Rameau: Dance Suite from Platée

Poulenc: Concert champêtre for Harpsichord and Orchestra (Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord)

[Rameau: Gavotte and Variations (Encore); Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord]

Bach, arr. Stravinsky: Four Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier

Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068

[CSO fill: Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor (from CSO Resound album)]


Wednesday, January 10: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 2)

Bachfest Leipzig

Location: St. Thomas' Church, Leipzig
Ullrich Böhme, organ (1,2)
(1) BACH: Toccata in F Major for organ, BWV 540
(2) BACH: Wir glauben all an einen Gott (We all believe in one God), chorale prelude BWV 680

 Performed by: Handel Festival Orchestra Halle (3,4,5); Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz (3,4,5)

Choir of St. Thomas' Church, Leipzig (3,5); St. Thomas' School Choir (3,5) Katja Stuber, soprano (3,5); Marie-Claude Chappuis, mezzo-soprano (3,5); Martin Petzold, tenor (3,5); Henryk Böhm, bass (3,5)
(3) BACH: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A mighty fortress is our God), cantata BWV 80,
orchestrated by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
(4) MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major (Song of Praise), op. 52, part one
(5) MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major (Song of Praise), op. 52, part two


Thursday January 11: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 17-02)

CONDUCTOR: Gustavo Dudamel

MAHLER Symphony No. 9

[LAP fill: Debussy: La Mer; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor]


Sunday January 14: Music Mountain 2017 (MM 17-02)

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns April 2018.

Peter Serkin, piano; Stefan Jackiw, violin, and Jay Campbell, cello

Schubert: Piano Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 99, D. 898

Haydn: Piano Trio in G Major, Hob.XV:25, Opus 73 #2 ‘Gypsy’

Beethoven: Piano Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 97 ‘Archduke’

Historic Encore: Mozart String Quartet In D Major, K. 575 played by the Zapolski String Quartet Of Denmark (partial)