Evening Concert

Music by Haydn, Gershwin, and others on this week’s “Evening Concert"s


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Haydn’s “Piano Concerto No. 11” from New York, Jennifer Higdon’s “Low Brass Concerto” from Chicago, Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” from San Francisco, Beethoven’s WoO 36, No. 3 “Piano Quartet” from Bonn, then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 13 – 14 – 15 – 16 & 19, 2019


Monday May 13: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 19-33)

Conductor Jaap van Zweden and Pianist Emanuel Ax

MOZART: Symphony No. 1

HAYDN: Piano Concerto No. 11 (Emanuel Ax, piano)

STRAVINSKY: Capriccio for Piano & Orchestra (Emanuel Ax, piano)

MOZART: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, "Jupiter"

[NYP fill: Mozart Symphony No. 25 Zubin Mehta, cond. (NYP archives)]


Tuesday May 14: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-20)

Riccardo Muti conducts Britten and Higdon

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962, USA): Low Brass Concerto (Jay Friedman, trombone; Michael Mulcahy, trombone; Charles Vernon, bass trombone; Gene Pokorny, tuba)

Chausson: Poem of Love and the Sea, Op. 19 (Clémentine Margaine, mezzo-soprano)

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

[CSO fill: Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta (Fritz Reiner, conductor)]


Wednesday May 15: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-07)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOISTS: Jonathan Dimmock, organ; SFS Chorus*

Amitai Pati, tenor; Philip Skinner, bass-baritone; SFS Chorus**
Susan Matthews, organ; SFS Chorus***

Ives: Psalm 90*
Dvořák: The American Flag, Op. 102**             Gläser: “O For a Thousand Tongues” ***
Converse: “What a Friend” ***                         Mason: “There is a Fountain” ***
Air: “Happy Land” ***                                     Nagelli: “Father, Whate’er Of Earthly Bliss” ***
Bradbury: “Just As I Am” ***
Ives: Symphony No. 3 “The Camp Meeting”      Gershwin: An American in Paris


Thursday May 16: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-20)  

More of Beethoven: Made in the Rhineland

Verena Fischer, flute; Elisabeth Weber, violin; Petar Mancev, violin and viola;

Priscila Rodriguez-Cabaleiro, viola; Linda Mantcheva, cello; Christine Schornsheim, fortepiano;

Felice Giardini (1716-1796, Italy): Piano quintet in G Major, op. 11, No. 1

Andreas Romberg / Bernhard Romberg: Quintet in C Major  for flute, violin, two violas and cello, op. 1

Antonio Salieri: Overture to the comic opera La scuola de' Gelosi (The School of the Jealous)

Christian Gottlob Neefe: Piano variations on an aria from Das rote Käppchen (The Red Hood) by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano quartet in C Major, WoO 36, No. 3


Sunday May 19: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 18-34)

Intensity and Drama

Schubert: Fantasie in F minor for Piano, Four Hands, D. 940; Gilbert Kalish & Leon Fleisher, piano

Bartók: Quartet No. 5 in B-flat major for Strings, Sz. 102, BB 110; Escher String Quartet


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 19-07)

RAVEL: Introduction & Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet & String Quartet (1905); June Han, Harp; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Todd Levy, clarinet; Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello) (performed July 16, 2018, New Mexico Museum of Art)

BEETHOVEN: Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (1799); Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Peter Stumpf, cello, Peter Lloyd, bass; Laura Ardan, clarinet; Ted Soluri, bassoon, Jennifer Montone, horn (performed July 26, 2018, NMMA)