Evening Concert

Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique” Symphony, “Ma Vlast” and more: this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear a Haydn ‘Piano Trio’ on “The Magic of Marlboro”, Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony, the “Pathetique” from Chicago, Smetana’s “Ma Vlast” from Pittsburgh, Nicola Benedetti plays violin with the New York Philharmonic and Sunday . . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUL 25 – 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 & 31, 2016

Monday July 25: Summer Special: The Magic of Marlboro [Episodes 1 & 2]

Episode One: Performers: Mitsuko Uchida (pf), Jonathan Biss (pf), Benita Valente (sop), Luis Batlle (pf), David Soyer (vcl), Rudolf Serkin (pf), Jamie Laredo (vln), Philipp Naegle (vla), Leslie Parnas (vcl), Julius Levine (db), and other Musicians from Marlboro, and other Musicians from Marlboro

Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 “Archduke Trio”; mvt 1 Marlboro Recording Society 80001
Shostakovich: From Jewish Folk Poetry, Op. 79 (excerpts) Marlboro Recording Society 80002

Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31 (excerpt)

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, “Trout”; mvt IV: Theme & Variations Sony 46252

Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26; mvt 4. Finale

Episode Two: Performers: Musicians from Marlboro: Mitsuko Uchida (pf), Richard Goode (pf), Samuel Rhodes (vla), and others, Yonah Zur, Wei-yu, David McCarroll (violist), Bronwyn Banerdt (cellist)

Poulenc: Sextet, mvt 1            

Haydn: Piano Trio in E-flat Maj, Hob. XV:29

Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings, Op 20; 3rd and 4th movements Marlboro 40th Anniversary Album / Sony 46251

Schubert: Adagio for Piano Trio in E-flat, Op. 148, D. 897, “Notturno”

Mozart: String Quintet No. 6 in E-flat Major, K. 614 – 4th movement


Tuesday July 26: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-30)

Muti conducts the Pathétique

Scriabin: Symphony No. 2

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique)

[CSO fill: Prokofiev: From Romeo and Juliet, “Montagues and Capulets” from CSO Resound album]


Wednesday July 27: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) 15-16_09)

Copland: “Appalachian Spring” (Andre Previn, conductor)

Smetana: “Ma Vlast” (Jiří Bělohlávek, conductor) 


Thursday July 28: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-44)

Jurowski and Benedetti perform Szymanowski and Prokofiev       

CONDUCTOR: Vladimir Jurowski; SOLOIST: Nicola Benedetti, violin

SZYMANOWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 1

PROKOFIEV: Selections from Cinderella


Friday July 29: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-31)

Jazz from Allerton Music Barn (AMB)  AMB 2013   SWING! SWING! SWING! (9/20/13)

Remembering Benny Goodman’s Carnegie Hall Concert; Ken Peplowski, clarinet;  UI Jazz Concert Band: Joel Spencer, leader. [Peplowski played in the Goodman Band].


Sunday July 31: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-44)

Eastern Romantics

Dvorak: Drobnosti (Miniatures) for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 75a Daniel Phillips, Kristin Lee, violin; Mark Holloway, viola

Tchaikovsky: Quartet No. 2 in F major for Strings, Op. 22 Borodin String Quartet


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 16-05)

Buxtehude: Sonata for Two Violins in C Major, BuxWV 266; Owen Dalby and Geoff Nuttall, violins; Christopher Costanza, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins, Op. 56 Livia Sohn and Benjamin Beilman, violins