Evening Concert

Music by Sibelius, Mozart, Mahler, Bruch and others on this week’s “Evening Concert"s


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear an all-Sibelius program on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Mozart’s “5th Violin Concerto” from Chicago, Mahler’s “9th Symphony” from San Francisco, Bruch’s “1st Violin Concerto” from Pittsburgh, and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 14 –15 – 16 – 17 & 20, 2018


Monday May 14: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-33)


SIBELIUS: Finlandia; Zubin Mehta, conductor

SIBELIUS: Pohjola’s Daughter; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto; Zino Francescatti, violin and Leonard Bernstein, conductor

SIBELIUS: II: Melisande: from Pelléas et Mélisande; Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2; Lorin Maazel, conductor


Tuesday May 15: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-20)

Edo de Waart and Augustin Hadelich (repeat of CSO 16-11)

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K.219 “Turkish” (Augustin Hadelich, violin)

Paganini Caprice No. 5 for solo violin (encore); (Augustin Hadelich, violin)

Adams: Harmonielehre

[CSO fill: J. C. Bach: Symphony in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6 (Nicholas McGegan, conductor)]


Wednesday May 16: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 18-07)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major

ENCORE: Debussy La Mer


Thursday May 17: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 17-18_07)

BEETHOVEN: Overture to Egmont

BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Ray Chen, violin)

PAGANINI: Caprice No. 21 for solo violin (encore) (Ray Chen, violin)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5

[PSO fill: R. STRAUSS: excerpt from “Ein Heldenleben” (Manfred Honeck, cond. Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin)]

Kryzysztof [SHISS-toff] Urbanski, conductor


Sunday May 20: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-34)

The Power of Two

Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie in A major for Violin and Harp, Op. 124

Kristin Lee, Violin; Bridget Kibbey, Harp

Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques for Piano, Four Hands

Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano; Gilbert Kalish, Piano

Boëllmann: Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40

Gary Hoffman, Cello; David Selig, Piano


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 18-08)

BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 3 (1927)

Johannes String Quartet

(Performance: July 27, 2017, St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art)

SHOSTAKOVITCH: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57 (1940)

Inon Barnatan, piano; Dover Quartet: Joel Link & Bryan Lee, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Camden Shaw, cello

(Performance: August 21, 2017, Lensic Performing Arts Center)