Evening Concert

Music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Stravinsky, and others on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s “’Prague’ Symphony ” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto” from Chicago, Mahler’s “1st Symphony” from Heimbach, Germany, Bartok’s “2nd Piano Concerto” from Los Angeles, and Sunday. . . chamber music from “Lincoln Center and Santa Fe”.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 & APR 1, 2018


Monday March 26: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-26)

Neeme Järvi Conducts Beethoven, Mozart, and Zemlinsky

Encore presentation: NOTE: there are a few dated references

Beethoven: Overture to Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, Op. 43

Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, Prague, K.504

Zemlinsky: Lyric Symphony in Seven Songs, After Poems by Rabindranath Tagore, Op. 18

Hillevi Martinpelto, soprano; Thomas Hampson, baritone

[NYP fill: Mozart: Symphony No. 40 Alan Gilbert]


Tuesday March 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-13)

Riccardo Muti and Anne-Sophie Mutter

Penderecki: The Awakening of Jacob

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 (Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin)

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61   Ravel: Bolero


Wednesday, March 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 13)

Tensions in Heimbach 

Location: Power plant, Heimbach
Soloists: Sharon Kam, clarinet (1,4) Elisabeth Kufferath, viola (1,2,3,4) Kiveli Dörken, piano (1)
Florian Donderer, violin (2,4) Sarah Christian, violin (2,3) Gustav Rivinius, cello (2,3)
Edicson Ruiz, double bass (2) Jana Boušková, harp (2,4) Herbert Schuch, piano (2,3)
Amy Yule, flute & piccolo (4) Steven Hudson, oboe (4) Theo Plath, bassoon (4)
Sibylle Mahni, horn (4) Peter Dörpinghaus, trumpet (4) Emily White, trombone (4)
Christian Tetzlaff, violin (4) Tanja Tetzlaff, cello (4) Rick Stotjn, double bass (4)
Stefan Rapp, percussion (4) Paul Donat, percussion (4)
Conductor: Lars Vogt (4)
(1) Mozart: Trio in E-flat Major for Clarinet, viola and piano, K. 498, 1st and 2nd movements
(2) Rudi Stephan (German, 1887 – 1915): Music for seven string instruments
(3) Dvorak: Piano quartet No.1 in D Major, op. 23, 2nd and 3rd movements
(4) Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major (in the version for chamber ensemble by Iain Farrington)

Recorded by Deutschlandfunk Cologne (DLF) in the Power Plant in Heimbach on June 22, 2017


Thursday March 29: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 17-13) (last in series)*

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel

Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Soloist: Yuja Wang, piano)  

Janáček: Sinfonietta


Sunday April 1: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-27)

...The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Mozart: Quintet in C minor for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 406 Sean Lee, Vln I; Alexander Sitkovetsky, Vln II; Richard O’Neill, Viola I; Matthew Lipman, Viola II; Keith Robinson, Cello

Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings, Op. 13 Calidore String Quartet

AND Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 18-01) [recorded at the 2017 Festival]

Handel: “Voi che udite il lamento” from Agrippina (1709)  David Daniels, countertenor; Liang Wang, oboe; L.P. How & Kathleen Brauer, violin; Kimberly Fredenburgh, viola; Alastair Eng, cello; Leigh Mesh, bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in C Major, RV 447 (date unknown)

Liang Wang, oboe; L.P. How, violin; & Kathleen Brauer, violin; Kimberly Fredenburgh, viola; Alastair Eng, cello; Leigh Mesh, bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49 (1839)

Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; Mark Kosower, cello