Evening Concert

Dvorak, Saint-Saens, Brahms, Prokofiev and others on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Dvorak’s music recorded in Beethoven Hall, Bonn, Saint-Saens “1st Cello Concerto” from Chicago, both Brahms’ “Piano Concertos” 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 31 – AUG 1 – 2 – 3 & 6, 2017


Monday July 31: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2016-09)

“Czech Soul”
Location: Beethoven Hall, Bonn (1-3, 5-9) 

Performed by: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (1-2, 4-9)
Conductor: Jirí Belohlávek

LIGETI: Concert Românesc (Romanian concerto, 1951) (13:03)
MOZART: Violin concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219 (28:27) Soloist: Hilary Hahn, violin
BACH: Gigue from the Partita in E Major, BWV 1006 (encore) (01:42) [Hahn]
MARTINU: Sinfonia concertante for two orchestras; 2nd movement  (07:35) [CD Supraphon 11 0381]
ULLMANN/WULFF: Don Quixote Dances the Fandango (09:28)
DVORAK: In Nature's Realm, op. 91 (13:16)
DVORAK: Othello, op. 93 (14:39)
DVORAK: Carnival, op. 92 (09:30)
SMETANA: Dance of the comedians (encore) (05:27)


Tuesday August 1: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-31)

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Prokofiev

Stravinsky: Scénes de ballet

Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33 (Gautier Capuҫon, cello)

Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet

Strauss: Death and Transfiguration


Wednesday, August 2: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 16-17_08)

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2

Mariss Jansons, conductor; Daniel Barenboim, piano


Thursday August 3: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-45)

CONDUCTOR: Vladimir Jurowski

SZYMANOWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 1 (SOLOIST: Nicola Benedetti, violin)

PROKOFIEV: Selections from Cinderella


Sunday August 30: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-45)

Two Pianos / Four Hands

Arensky: Silhouettes, Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos, Op. 23 (1892)

Alessio Bax, Wu Qian, Piano

Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 19 (1918-19)

Juho Pohjonen, Orion Weiss, Piano

Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini for Two Pianos (1941)

Wu Qian, Juho Pohjonen, Piano  


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 17-06)

Fritz Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro Caprice Viennois, op. 2

Benjamin Beilman, violin; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach: Sonata in E-flat Major, wg. 63, no.5

Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence

Livia Sohn and Benjamin Beilman, violins; Daniel Phillips and Geoff Nuttall, violas; Alisa Weilerstein and Christopher Costanza, cellos