Evening Concert

The “Evening Concert” for the week starting Monday, July 18, 2016


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear a special on Singer Jose van Dam, the World Premiere of Anna Clyne’s “The Seamstress” from Chicago, Bruch’s 1st Violin Concerto from Pittsburgh, then a retrospective on Kurt Masur from New York and Sunday . . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival series.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUL 18 – 19 – 20 – 21 – 22 & 24, 2016


Monday July 18: Summer Special: Jose van Dam – Master Singer at 75

Listing differs from Patterns

Massenet – Don Quichotte: extracts – WARNER CLASSICS [WC] - 0825646 190492 [Jose Van Dam: Autograph, a 10-CD set]

Rossini – Il barbiere di Siviglia: Basilio’s Aria – FORLANE - FOR 16798

Ravel – L’heure espagnole: extracts – DG - 449769

Berlioz – La damnation de Faust: extracts – WC 190492     Gounod – Faust: extracts – WC- 0825646 190492

Wagner – Der fliegende Holländer: extracts – WC 190492     Wagner – Parsifal: extract – WC 190492

Verdi – Don Carlos: extracts – WC 190492     Charpentier – Louise: extracts – WC 190492

Debussy – Pelleas et Melisande: extracts – WC190492     Hahn – Ciboulette: Rodolphe’s arietta – WC 190492

Puccini – Gianni Schicchi: extracts – WC 190492

Berg – Wozzeck: extract – METROPOLITAN OPERA – 81135 7013397

Messiaen – St François d’Assise: extracts – ASSAI 222212     Saint-Saens: Si vous n’avez rien a me dire – WC 190492

Ravel – Chanson Hebraique – WC190492     Ravel – Kaddisch – WC 190492

Poulenc – Chansons Gaillardes: Offrande, Madrigal – WC 190492


Tuesday July 19: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-29)

Morlot/Berlioz/Beethoven 3

Belioz Les francs-juges Overture; Morlot

Clyne The Seamstress (Jennifer Koh, violin); (World Premiere)

Beethoven Symphony No.3 (Eroica);

[CSO fill: Haydn Piano Concerto No.11 in D (Marc Andre Hamelin, piano); Conducted by Bernard Labadie]


Wednesday July 20: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) 15-16_06) [3rd of 13]

“For Your Eyes Only” Gala

Manfred Honeck, conductor; **Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Sibelius: Finlandia     Smetana: “Moldau”

Richard Strauss: “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome

Prokofiev: March from “Love for Three Oranges”;  “Kije’s Wedding” and “Romanza” from Lieutenant Kije

Prokofiev: “The Death of Tybalt” from Romeo and Juliet

**Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1

[PSO fill: *Berg: Violin Concerto; PSO/Charles Dutoit; **Brahms: excerpts from Violin Concerto; PSO/Honeck]


Thursday July 21: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-43)

In Memoriam: Music Director Emeritus, Kurt Masur

Musical highlights to include:     WAGNER: Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg (excerpts) from 6/16/81

ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine from 9/14/91      MOZART: Symphony No. 41 from 5/9/92

IVES: Three Places in New England, Brant Desert Forests from 5/28/94

BEETHOVEN: Leonore No 3 Overture from 9/18/98

ADES: America: A Prophesy from 1/16/99.     COLEMAN: Skies of America from 7/9/97

MARTIN: Sechs Monologe aus Jederman from 1/4/01

MENDELSSOHN: Die Erste Walpurgisnacht from 2/4/09     SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 13 from 10/27/11


Friday July 22: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-30)

Jazz from Allerton Music Barn (AMB)  AMB 2011   Arturo Sandoval with UI Jazz Faculty


Sunday July 24: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-43)

Wit and Majesty

Haydn: Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Hob. III:38, Op. 33, No. 2, “The Joke” The Orion String Quartet

Beethoven: Trio in B-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 97, “Archduke”. Jeremy Denk, Piano; Erin Keefe, Violin; Efe Baltacigil, Cello


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 16-04)

Mozart: Sonata in G Major, K. 379.  Geoff Nuttall, violin; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Osvaldo Golijov (b. 1960, Argentina): Lullaby and Doina.  St. Lawrence String Quartet; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Anthony Manzo, double bass

Beethoven: “An die ferne Geliebte”, Op. 98.  Tyler Duncan, baritone; Erika Switzer, piano

Guillaume Connesson (b. 1970, France): “Nocturnal” Toccata for Flute and Cello.  Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Alisa Weilerstein, cello

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047 Todd Palmer, E-flat clarinet; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Daniel Phillips, violin; Geoff Nuttal and Livia Sohn, violins; Benjamin Beilman, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord