Evening Concert

Music by Shostakovich, Beethoven, Strauss, Wagner and other on this week’s “Evening Concert"s


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear “Philharmonic Firsts, Part 2” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Beethoven’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from Chicago,  Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks” from San Francisco,  Beethoven’s “5th Symphony” from Pittsburgh, and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUN 11 –12 – 13 – 14 & 17, 2018


Monday June 11: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-37)

The program differs from the listing in Patterns Magazine.

Conductor: Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Masur

Soloists: Gidon Kremer, violin; Derek Ragain, counter-tenor

Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina: Prelude ‘Dawn on the Moskva River’

Kancheli: And Farewell Goes Out Sighin

Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 60, Leningrad


Tuesday June 12: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-24)

Riccardo Muti and Mitsuko Uchida

Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 (Mitsuko Uchida, piano)

Samuel [Carl] Adams (USA, b. 1985) [yes, son of composer John Adams]: many words of love

Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120

[CSO fill: Catalani: Contemplazione]


Wednesday June 13: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 18-11)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOIST: Yefim Bronfman, piano

R. Strauss Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Opus 28

Mark Volkert (Assistant Concertmaster SFS): Pandora (World Premiere)

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Opus 73 “Emperor”

ENCORE: Mozart Symphony No. 38 in D major, K.504 “Prague”


Thursday June 14: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 17-18_11)


WAGNER: Overture to Tannhauser

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor


Sunday June 17: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-38)


Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7  Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Torleif Thedéen, Cello

Suk: Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1 Gloria Chien, Piano; Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Mihai Marica, Cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 18-12)

TELEMANN: Concerto in C Major for Four Violins (date unknown)

Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, Ida Kavafian, & Martin Beaver, violin

(Performance: August 5, 2017, St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art)

STEVEN MARK KOHN (b. 1957): From American Folk Songs (arr. 2000)

“Ten Thousand Miles Away”

“On the Other Shore”


“The Farmer’s Curst Wife”

David Daniels, countertenor; Finghin Collins, piano

(Performance: August 16, 2017, Lensic Performing Arts Center)

TCHAIKOVSKY: String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11 (1871) Dover Quartet

(Performance: August 21, 2017, Lensic Performing Arts Center)