Music by Beethoven, Berlioz, Mussorgsky, and others on this week’s “Evening Concert"s

June 03, 2018
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear “Music Director Profiles #4: Kurt Masur” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Berlioz’ “Symphonie fantastique” from San Francisco,  Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”  from Pittsburgh, and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUN 4 –5 – 6 – 7 & 10, 2018

 

Monday June 4: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-36)

Music Director Profile #4: Kurt Masur (Patterns error lists subject as Zubin Mehta)

All selections are excerpts except those marked with the asterisk: *those are complete works.

Conductor: Kurt Masur
Soloists: Hans Sotin, bass; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; New York Choral Artists; Kevin McMillan, baritone; Sergei Leiferkus, baritone

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale”

*Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture “Fingal’s Cave” Prokofiev: Scythian Suite

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

*Wagner: Was duftet doch der Flieder from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet - Montagues & Capulets

Mendelssohn: Elijah    Bruckner: Symphony No. 7

*Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

*Brahms: Movement IV from Symphony No. 4 in e-minor

Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture

*Mendelssohn: Overture to Die Erste Walpurgisnacht

*Ellington/Marsalis: A Tone Parallel to Harlem

*Brahms: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen from Ein Deutches Requiem

*Shostakovich: Movements IV & V from Symphony No. 13 “Babi Yar”

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”

 

Tuesday June 5: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-23)

Sir András Schiff Performs and Conducts

Haydn: Symphony No. 88 in G Major

Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra

J.S. Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1056 (Sir András Schiff, piano)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15 (Sir András Schiff, piano)

Vaughan Williams: Overture to The Wasps (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)

 

Wednesday June 6: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 18-10)

Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Opus 19 Soloist: Julia Fischer, violin

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Opus 14

Encore: Mozart Symphony No. 38

 

Thursday June 7: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 17-18_10)

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite

Paganini: Sonata per la Grand Viola

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Lionel Bringuier, conductor; Randolph Kelly, viola

[PSO fill: Bizet: Farandole from “L’Arlesienne”; & Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole. PSO/Lorin Maazel]

 

Sunday June 10: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-37)

Variations

Beethoven: Variations in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 44 Op. 162

Orion Weiss, Piano; Sean Lee, Violin; Paul Watkins, Cello

Brahms: Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two

Cellos, Op.18.  Sean Lee, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violins; Matthew Lipman, Richard O'Neill, Violas; Keith Robinson, David Finckel, Cellos

AND

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 18-11)

Mozart: String Quartet No. 22 in B-flat Major, K. 589, “Prussian No. 2” (1790)

Johannes String Quartet

(Performance: July 25, 2017, St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art)

Bartók: Sonata for Two Pianos & Percussion (1937)

Anderson & Roe Piano Duo; Daniel Druckman & Greg Zuber, percussion

(Performance: August 20, 2017, Lensic Performing Arts Center)


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