Evening Concert

Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” (times 2) and Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite” (times 2)


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s a week of unintentional synchronicities as you’ll hear Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” from Carnegie Hall and David Geffen Hall, and Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite” from Symphony Center and Davies Symphony Hall. Sunday it’s chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF JUN 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 & 12, 2016


Monday June 6: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-10) Minnesota Orchestra

Program differs from Patterns listing per syndicator

Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 in C Major Op. 52
Sibelius: Violin Concerto, Op. 47 Hilary Hahn, violin
[Sibelius (excerpt): Finlandia, Op. 26 Lahti Symphony Orchestra Osmo Vanska,  (BIS 1645)]
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor Op. 39

[Encores: Sibelius: Interlude-Miranda from The Tempest, Op. 109; Sibelius: Cortège from The Tempest, Op. 109]


Tuesday June 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-23) Salonen conducts Ravel

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Debussy: La damoiselle elue; Kate Royal, soprano; Elodie Mechain, contralto;
Ravel: L'enfant et les sortileges; Chloe Briot, soprano; Marie-Eve Munger, soprano; KateRoyal, soprano; Marianne Crebassa, mezzo-soprano; Elodie Mechain, contralto; Manuel Nunez-Camelino, tenor; Stephane Degout, baritone; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Bradley Smoak, bass baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus
[CSO fills: Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte; Jean Martinon, conductor

Ravel: Alborada del gracioso; Jean Martinon, conductor

Ravel: Introduction and Allegro; Jean Martinon, conductor]


Wednesday June 8: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 16-10)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Ravel: Mother Goose

Esa-Pekka Salonen (b. 1958, Finland): Nyx

Stravinsky: The Firebird

Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K.338


Thursday June 9: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-37)

Conductor: Alan Gilbert; *New York Choral Artists; Joseph Flummerfelt, director

SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto (Leonidas Kavakos, violin)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Age of Gold Suite

*SALONEN (b. 1958, Finland): Karawane for Chorus and Orchestra (2014)


Friday June 10: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-24) Subject to availability

Eastern [Illinois University] Symphony Orchestra

Richard Robert Rossi, conductor Stagestruck (2/28/16)

Von Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture

Doppler: Fantasie Pastorale Hongroise, Op.26 (Jennifer Antkowiak, flute {Concerto Competition Winner} (Rebecca Carmack, graduate conductor)

Brahms: Hungarian Dances, Nos. 3 (Cameron Craig, graduate conductor), 4, 5, & 6

Sammut: Sugaria, Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra (Jamie Ryan, marimba)

Khachaturian: ‘Sabre Dance’, from “Gayneh”; Jamie Ryan, xylophone


Sunday June 12: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-37) Hommage                               

Ligeti: Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano, “Hommage à Brahms”
Jeremy Denk, Piano; Erin Keefe, Violin; Jennifer Montone, Horn

Brahms: Sonata in G major for Violin and Piano, Op. 78
Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Gilbert Kalish, Piano

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 16-11)

S. RACHMANINOFF: Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 36; Ran Dank, piano

BEDŘICH SMETANA: String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor, “From My Life”; Miami String Quartet