Evening Concert

This week’s “Evening Concert” has music by Mozart, Mahler, Stravinsky and others


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s 6th String Quintet from Carnegie Hall, Mahler’s “4th Symphony” from Chicago, Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite” from San Francisco, “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 15 – 16 – 17 – 18 & 21, 2017


Monday May 15: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 17-07)


Performers: Brentano String Quartet (Hsin-Yun Huang, Viola)

Soloist: Jonathan Biss, Piano

SCHUMANN: Fünf Gesänge der Frühe

GESUALDO: Selections from Madrigals, Book VI (arr. Bruce Adolphe)

− "Deh, come invan sospiro"               − "Beltà poi che t'assenti"

− "Resta di darmi noia"                                    − "Già piansi nel dolore"          − "Moro, lasso, al mio duolo"

BRAHMS: Klavierstücke, Op. 118 [Jonathan Biss, Piano]

MOZART: String Quintet (#6 of 6) in E-flat, K. 614 [Brentano String Quartet (Hsin-Yun Huang, Viola)]


Tuesday May 16: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-20)

Riccardo Muti conducts Mahler 4

Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Op. 18

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet

Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major (Rosa Feola, soprano)


Wednesday May 17: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 17-07)

CONDUCTOR: Charles Dutoit

SOLOIST: Nikolai Lugansky, piano

Ravel Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose)

Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Opus 43

Fauré Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande, Opus 80

Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1919 version)

Glinka Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila (cond. Michael Tilson Thomas)


Thursday May 18: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-34)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

SOLOISTS: Julianna Di Giacomo, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Russell

Thomas, tenor; Shenyang, bass; Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus;

Kent Tritle, director

Mark-Anthony TURNAGE: Frieze

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9


Sunday May 21: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-34)

Russian Glory

Borodin: Quartet No. 2 in D major for Strings

Danbi Um, Sean Lee, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; David Finckel, Cello

Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35

Adam Barnett-Hart, Violin; Pierre Lapointe, Viola; Brook Speltz, David Finckel, Cello


The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-08)

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN (b. 1958)  Homunculus (2007)  Johannes String Quartet

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797 – 1828)  Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, Trout (1819)

William Preucil, vln; Manabu Suzuki, viola; Mark Kosower, cello; Leigh Mesh, bass; Inon Barnatan, p.