Evening Concert

Music by Bach from Leipzig and much more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear the second of two “Bach-Fests” from Leipzig, Mahler’s “5th Symphony” from Chicago, an-all Baroque Music concert from Pittsburgh, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUL 24 – 25 – 26 – 27 & 23, 2017

Monday July 24: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2016-05)

Bachfest 02

Location: St. Nicholas' Church, Leipzig (1,2,3,6)
Performed by: Solomon's Knot (1,2,3,6); Monteverdi Choir, London (4,5); English Baroque Soloists (4,5)
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner (4,5);

Soloists: Robin Tyson, countertenor (5); Paul Agnew, tenor (5); Peter Harvey, bass (5)
(1) BACH: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (I had much affliction), BWV 21, part one (21:25)
(2) BACH: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (I had much affliction), BWV 21, part two (17:27)
(3) SCHELLE: Machet die Tore weit (Throw open the gates) (08:45)
(4) BACH: Opening chorus from Laß Fürstin… (Let, Princess, let one more ray), BWV 198 (05:13)
(5) BACH: Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin (With Peace and Joy I go from here), BWV 125 (23:11)
(6) BACH: Magnificat in E-flat Major, BWV 243a (26:15)


Tuesday July 25: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-30)

Donald Runnicles conducts Mahler’s Fifth

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64 (Robert Chen, violin)

Mahler: Symphony No. 5          Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62


Wednesday, July 26: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 16-17_06)

Jeannette Sorrell, conductor/harpsichord;

Lorna McGhee, flute; Jeffrey Turner, John Moore, contrabasses.

Bach: Sinfonia from Cantata BWV42; Orchestral Suite No. 2

Vivaldi: Concerto for two cellos in G minor (Anne Martindale Williams, David Premo, cellos;)

Telemann: Grillen-Symphonie

Bach: Concerto in C Minor for Oboe, Violin, and String Orchestra (Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe)

Vivaldi arr. Sorrell: “La Follia” Concerto for Two Violins (Noah Bendix-Balgley, Jennifer Ross, violins)

[PSO fill: Bach: Orch. Ste. #3: Overture; Gavotte; Bouree; and Gigue (PSO/Jansons);

Bach: Fugue in G Minor (Fritz Reiner, conductor)]


Thursday July 27: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-44)

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

Sunday July 30: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-44)

Joachim's World

Joachim: Romanze from Drei Stücke for Violin and Piano, Op. 2

Brahms: Scherzo, WoO 2, from “F-A-E” Sonata for Violin and Piano’

Daniel Hope, Violin; Wu Han, Piano

Joachim: Sostenuto and Andante Cantabile from Hebrew Melodies (after Byron) for Viola & Piano, Op. 9

Paul Neubauer, Viola; Wu Han, Piano

Schumann: Quintet in E-flat major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 44

Wu Han, Piano; Ani Kavafian, Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola;

Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello

Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 17-05)

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quintet #1 in D Min., Op. 89; Stephen Prutsman, piano; St. Lawrence String Quartet

Maurice Ravel: La Valse; Pedja Muzijevic and Pavel Kolesnikov, piano