Evening Concert

Beethoven’s “Hammerklavier” & “8th Symphony”, Mozart’s “Sinfonia concertante” and more this week


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll pianist Yuja Wang in recital at Carnegie Hall, Beethoven’s  8th Symphony from Chicago, Mozart’s “Sinfonia concertante” from San Francisco, the ‘Final Scene from Act III” of Die Walkure 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 20 – 21 – 22 – 23 – 24 & 26, 2016


Monday June 20: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-12)

Yuja Wang, piano
Brahms: Ballades Op. 10, Nos. 1 and 2;  

Schumann: Kreisleriana Op. 16

Beethoven: Sonata No 29 in B-flat, Op 106, “Hammerklavier”

Schubert, arr. by Liszt: Gretchen am Spinnrade;

Vladimir Horowitz: Carmen Variations (after Bizet)

Mozart: Rondo all Turca from Piano Sonata in A Major, K. 331 (arr. by Arcadi Volodos)  [Fazil Say and Yuja Wang]
Chopin: Waltz in C-sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2 Yuja Wang, piano


Tuesday June 21: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-25)

Muti conducts Scriabin & Beethoven

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (Classical)

Scriabin: Prometheus, the Poem of Fire (Kirill Gerstein, piano)

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture;

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8

Mozart: Symphony No. 38 (Prague)


Wednesday June 22: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 16-12)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Samuel C. Adams (b. 1985, USA): Radial Play

Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major for Violin and Viola, K.364 (320d) [Alexander Barantschik, violin; Jonathan Vinocour, viola]

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra; and  Debussy: Nocturnes


Thursday June 23: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-39)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; Heidi Melton, soprano; Eric Owens, bass-baritone


STRAUSS: “Ruhe, meine Seele,” Op. 27, No. 1;                                                                               

              “Cäcilie,” Op. 27, No. 2;    “Pilgers Morgenlied,”

WAGNER: Ride of the Valkyries; and Final Scene from Act III, Die Walküre


Friday June 24: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-26) Subject to availability

Eastern Illinois University Choral Ensembles (2/21/16) “Songs of Love”

Richard Robert Rossi [R3], conductor

Camerata Singers/R3, conductor

Morley: Now is the Month of Maying [Michael-Brandon Morales, graduate conductor]

Arcadelt: Il Bianco e Dolci Cigno [Rebecca Carmack, graduate conductor]

Monteverdi: Mentr’io Mirava Fiso

University Mixed Chorus/Timothy Renner, conductor; Ty Tuttle, accompanist

Larkin: A Shakespeare Trilogy; and Nance: Set me as a seal

EIU Concert Choir/ R3, conductor; Zhangda Wu, accompanist]

Diemer: Madrigals Three [Rebecca Carmack, graduate conductor]

Frazier: Black is the Color[Michael-Brandon Morales, graduate conductor]

Rossi: O Mistress Mine, Where Are You Roaming?

Wilkinson: ‘If’ from “Four Whatevers”


Sunday June 26: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-39) For Three

Paganini: Terzetto concertante in D major for Viola, Guitar, and Cello
                        Benjamin Beilman, Viola; Jason Vieaux, Guitar; Dane Johansen, Cello

Beethoven: Serenade in D major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25
                        Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute; Ida Kavafian, Violin; Daniel Phillips, Viola

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 16-13) [Last-in-series] {Next week starts the 13-week Spoleto Chamber Music Festival}

ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: Terzetto, Op. 74 (1887)  Jennifer Gilbert and Harvey de Souza, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola

FRANZ SCHUBERT: String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, D. 804, “Rosamunde” (1824) Dover Quartet