Evening Concert

Symphonies by Schubert, Mahler, and Shostakovich on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony from Carnegie Hall, Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony from Chicago, Mahler’s 4th Symphony from San Francisco, Falla’s “Nights in the Gardens of Spain” from New York then Sunday it’s chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.


WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUN 13 – 14 – 15 – 16 – 17 & 19, 2016


Monday June 13: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-11)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Mariss Jansons, Chief Conductor
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7, "Leningrad"
[Fill: J.S. Bach: Sarabande from Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004, played by Hilary Hahn
Sibelius: The Countess's Portrait played by the Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanksa, conductor
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique,(excerpt) played by the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, conductor Charles Dutoit ]


Tuesday June 14: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-24)

Muti conducts Schubert Unfinished

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor (John Sharp, cello)

Schubert: Symphony No. 2

Verdi: Four Seasons from I vespri siciliani


Wednesday June 15: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 16-11)

Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor

Bernstein: Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety (Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano)

Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major (Susanna Phillips, soprano)

Copland: Quiet City


Thursday June 16: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-38)

Bramwell Tovey, conductor

MASSENET: Selections from Le Cid

FALLA: Nights in the Gardens of Spain (Joyce Yang, piano)

FALLA: The Three-Cornered Hat (Virginie Verrez, mezzo-soprano)


Friday June 17: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-25) Subject to availability

Millikin-Decatur Symphony (3/5/16)

Michael Luxner, conductor and music director; Sergey Bogza, guest conductor;

Mozart: Overture: Abduction from the Seraglio

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major: 1. Allegro con brio (Jared Rixstein, piano)

Handel: ‘Let the Bright Seraphim’ from “Samson” (Amy Mazzeo, sop.; Phillip Tsigolaroff, trpt.)

Rossini: ‘Una voce poco fa’ from “The Barber of Seville” (Amy Mazzeo, soprano)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36


Sunday June 19: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-38)

Bach and Purcell                    

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute solo; Daniel Phillips, violin solo; John Gibbons, harpsichord; Ani Kavafian, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; David Finckel, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass

Purcell: "Love arms himself in Celia’s eyes" for Soprano and Continuo, Z. 392
Purcell: "Since one poor view has drawn my heart" for Soprano and Continuo, Z. 416
Purcell: "Oh! fair Cedaria, hide those eyes" for Soprano and Continuo, Z. 402
Dominique Labelle, soprano; Timothy Eddy, cello; Kenneth Cooper, harpsichord

Bach: Non sa che sia dolore, Cantata for Soprano, Flute, Strings, Continuo, BWV 209
            Dominique Labelle, soprano; with Tara Helen O'Connor on flute and

an ensemble of CMS musicians


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 16-12)

W.A. MOZART: Serenade No. 10 in B-flat Major for Winds, K. 361, “Gran Partita” (1781)

Liang Wang and  Robert Ingliss, oboe; Todd Levy and Katherine Kohler, clarinet; Michael Rusinek and Marc Dubac, basset horn; Nancy Goeres and Ted Soluri, bassoon;  Philip Myers, Leelanee Sterrett, Julie Landsman, and Scott Temple, horn; Kristen Bruya, bass Alan Gilbert, conductor