Early Music, Mussorgsky, Mahler, Ginastera, Franck and others on the “Evening Concert”

June 25, 2017
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear a concert of Early Music from Carnegie Hall, Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” from Chicago, Mahler’s “2nd Symphony” from San Francisco, Thursday it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the new season of the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUN 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 & JUL 2, 2017

 

Monday June 26: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 17-13) (Last in series)

JORDI SAVALL AND HESPÈRION XXI

THE MILLENARIAN VENICE: La Porta d’Oriente, La Serenissima - Early music master Jordi Savall takes the listeners on a journey through 800 years of the musical history of La Serenissima, the most serene republic of Venice

ORIENTAL MUSICIANS including Driss El Maloumi (Morocco), Oud & Voice; et.al.

Byzantine / Orthodox vocal ensemble (Thessaloniki, Greece)/ Panagiotis Neochoritis, Master & director
SOLOISTS OF La Capella Reial de Catalunya including Hanna Bayodi-Hirt, Soprano, et.al.  

Hespèrion XXI including Andrew Lawrence-King, Psaltery, Medieval hp. & Arpa doppia, et.al.

Le Concert des Nations including Manfredo Kraemer, Violine I, et.al.

Jordi Savall, Direction

27 music selections including these highlights: (Detailed list online)
Johannes Damaskinos Composition in Byzantine style: Alleluya Jordi Savall et al
Guillaume Dufay Lamentatio Sanctae Matris Ecclesiae Constantinopolitanae Jordi Savall et al

Clément Janequin La Guerre: La Bataille de Marignan Jordi Savall et al

Claudio Monteverdi Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda Jordi Savall et al
Johann Adolf Hasse Canzonette veneziane da battello Jordi Savall et al

 

Tuesday June 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-26)  

Muti conducts Mussorgsky

PROGRAM DIFFERS FROM THE ONE IN PATTERNS MAG.

Corigliano: Campane di Ravello

Elgar: In the South (Alassio)

Mussorgsky, orch. Ravel: Pictures from an Exhibition

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550

Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture

 

Wednesday June 28: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 17-13) (Last in series)   

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOISTS: Karina Gauvin, soprano Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano

SF Symphony Chorus – Ragnar Bohlin, director

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Resurrection

Haydn: Symphony No. 60

 

Thursday June 29: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-40)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

PROGRAM DIFFERS FROM THE ONE IN PATTERNS MAG.

MAHLER: Symphony No. 7 in E Minor

 

Sunday July 2: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-40)  

Miro Quartet: Ginastera

Ginastera: Quartet No. 1 for Strings, Op. 20

Miro Quartet (Daniel Ching, William Fedkenheuer, Violin; John Largess, Viola;

Joshua Gindele, Cello)

Ginastera: Quartet No. 3 for Strings with Soprano, Op. 40

Kiera Duffy, Soprano; Miro Quartet (Daniel Ching, William Fedkenheuer, Violin;

John Largess, Viola; Joshua Gindele, Cello)

And

Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 17-01) (First in series)

George Frideric Handel: “Rompo i lacci” from Flavio, King of the Lombards

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor; James Austin Smith, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon;

St. Lawrence String Quartet; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

George Frideric Handel: “Ombra mai fu” from Xerxes

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor; St. Lawrence String Quartet; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

César Franck: Piano Quintet in F Minor

Stephen Prutsman, piano; St. Lawrence String Quartet


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