Mozart, Saint-Saens and a special program featuring Nathan and Julie Gunn

March 26, 2017
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s “3rd Violin Concerto”, Prokofiev’s “5th Symphony”, Saint-Saens’ “5th Piano Concerto”, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . “From the Stage at Krannert Center: Song and Poetry with Nathan and Julie Gunn and the Jupiter String Quartet”.

 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAR 27 – 28 – 29 – 30 & APR 2, 2017

 

Monday March 27: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO 17-13) (Last in series)

(Starting next month on Mondays: Carnegie Hall Live! 13-week series)

[First ever broadcast series of a Chinese orchestra to U.S. radio audiences] 

AUDIO QUALITY ADVISORY: The concert recordings of a limited number of works in this series contain brief instances of audio distortion.

Highlights from the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

Conductor: Zhang Jiemin, Michael Stern

Paganini Caprice No. 24; Mayu Kishima, v

Brahms Piano Trio No. 1, mvt. 1, excerpt; Ming Liu, v; Yuan Sheng, p; Chu Yi-Bing, vc

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 7, mvt.1; Sirena Huang, v; Qiuning Huang, p
Chen Gang, He Zhanhao` Butterfly Lovers Concerto, excerpt; Richard Lin, v; Yingjia Xue, p

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, cadenza; Stefan Tarara, v
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, cadenza; Sergei Dogadin, v
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3; Mayu Kishima, v; Shanghai Symphony/Zhang Jiemin
Sarasate Zigeunerweisen; Sergei Dogadin, v; Shanghai Symphony/Michael Stern

Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1; Stefan Tarara, v; Shanghai Symphony/Michael Stern

 

Tuesday March 28: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-13)

Truth to Power Festival I (Repeat of 15-05)

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden

Shostakovich 5 Fragments

Britten Sinfonia da Requiem

Prokofiev Symphony No. 5

Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements

 

Wednesday March 29: Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO 17-13) (Last in series)

(Starting next month on Wednesdays: San Francisco Symphony 13-week series)

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden

Conrad Tao (b. 1994, Urbana IL): Alice

Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 5; Louie Lortie, piano

Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3; Stefan Engels, organ

 

Thursday March 30: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-27)

Program T B A

 

Sunday April 2: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-27) (pre-empted; to be broadcast Sunday, April 9, 2017)

From the Stage at Krannert Center: Song and Poetry with Nathan and Julie Gunn and the Jupiter String Quartet

Jason Croft of IPM and Bridget Lee-Calfas of Krannert Center will present “From the Stage at Krannert Center: Poetry and Song with Nathan and Julie Gunn and the Jupiter String Quartet”.  This joint production, recorded last October in Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center, features works from several 20th-century composers. All of the pieces performed were based on works of poetry, including George Butterworth’s “Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad,” based on the writings of A.E. Houseman; and modern-day composer Jennifer Higdon’s “Dooryard Bloom,” based on Walt Whitman’s When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d. This unique broadcast will also include interviews with the performers, Nathan and Julie Gunn and the Jupiter String Quartet.

Butterworth: “A Shropshire Lad”; Nathan Gunn, baritone; Julie Gunn, piano

Joan Tower: In Memory (2002) Jupiter String Quartet

Jennifer Higdon: Dooryard Bloom; Nathan Gunn, baritone; Julie Gunn, piano; Jupiter String Quartet

and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-01) (pre-empted; to be broadcast Sunday, April 9, 2017)

Nathan Gunn – A Closer Look

Vincent Trauth hosts an hour of programming featuring Nathan Gunn singing standards, ballads, and other songs.

Traditional arr. Musiker: Shenandoah [AA]

Traditional arr. Copland: Long Time Ago [AA]

Folk Song collected and arr. J J Niles: The Lass from the Low Country [AA]

Lowry arr. Copland: At the River [AA]

Van Heusen/J. Burke: Polka Dots and Moonbeams [JBS]

Moore/Joyce: This Heart That Flutters [JBS]

Barber/Agee: Sure on This Shining Night [AA]

Gorney/Harburg: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime [AA]

Scheer: At Howard Hawks’ House [AA]

Scheer: Lean Away [AA]

Thalken/Teasdale: I Have Loved Hours at Sea [JBS]

Bolcom/Weinstein: Murray the Furrier [AA]

Bolcom/Weinstein: Black Max [AA]

Ives: Slugging a Vampire [AA]

Billy Joel: And So It Goes [JBS]

Cullen/Hart: The Dance of Love [JBS]

Tom Waits: Innocent When You Dream [JBS]

John Denver: Calypso [Great Voices Sing John Denver (C. 2013) MPE 213956] Nathan Gunn, baritone; unnamed studio orchestra/Lee Holdridge, conductor]

[AA = American Anthem (C. 1999) EMI 73160-2] [Nathan Gunn, baritone; Kevin Murphy, piano]

[JBS = Just Before Sunrise (C. 2007) Sony Classical 88697-06510-2] [Nathan Gunn, baritone; unnamed chamber ensemble led by Julie Gunn]


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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