Evening Concert

It’s the start of 3rd Quarter 2017: 3 new series on the upcoming “Evening Concert"s


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony from Heidelberg, a “Gershwin Spectacular” from Chicago, a “Moonlight Masquerade Gala 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 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 & 9, 2017

Monday July 3: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2016-01) (first in series)

Heidelberg Spring

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie (German Chamber Philharmonic), Bremen
Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mi tradì quell’alma ingrata (That ungrateful soul betrayed me) from the opera "Don Giovanni," K. 527. Golda Schultz, soprano

  Ludwig van Beethoven:
• Leonore Overture No. 3 in C Major, op. 72b
• Ah perfido! (Oh Perfidious One!) in G Major, op. 65. Golda Schultz, soprano
• Symphony No. 6 in F Major, op. 68 (Pastoral)

Recorded by DeutschlandRadio Kultur, Berlin (DLR) in the City and Convention Hall, Heidelberg on April 30, 2016


Tuesday July 4: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-27)

A Gershwin Spectacular

Gershwin, arr. Rose: Overture to Strike up the Band

Gershwin, arr. Tovey: A Foggy Day (Bramwell Tovey, piano)

Gershwin, orch. Grofé: Rhapsody in Blue (Bramwell Tovey, piano)

Gershwin: An American in Paris

Sousa: Washington Post March

Anna Clyne (b. 1980 UK; lives USA): Masquerade (Marin Alsop, conductor)

Ives: Three Places in New England (Susanna Mälkki, conductor)

John Williams (b. 1941): Excerpts from Lincoln (John Williams, conductor)


Wednesday July 5: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 16-17_01) (First in series)   

Moonlight Masquerade Gala Concert  Manfred Honeck, conductor

Shostakovich: Festive Overture; Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet: Masks; Debussy (orch. ?): Clair de Lune

Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream; Scherzo; R. Strauss: Capriccio: Moonlight Scene

Grieg: Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King; Khachaturian: Suite from “Masquerade”


Thursday July 6: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-41)

CONDUCTOR: Manfred Honeck


BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9


Sunday July 9: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-41) 

Piano Trios of French and Spanish Influence

Turina: Trio No. 1 in D major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 35

Orion Weiss, Piano; Bella Hristova, Violin; Jakob Koranyi, Cello

Ravel: Trio in A minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello

Inon Barnatan, Piano; Jessica Lee, Violin; Jakob Koranyi, Cello


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 17-02)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto in B-flat Major, K. 191

Peter Kolkay, bassoon; St. Lawrence String Quartet; bJames Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Leoš Janáček: String Quartet no. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”. St. Lawrence String Quartet

Maurice Ravel: Tzigane. Livia Sohn, violin; Stephen Prutsman, piano