Evening Concert

This week on the “Evening Concert” music by Copland, Beethoven,Schumann, Bach and others.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Beethoven’s “1st Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Beethoven’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from San Francisco,  Schumann’s “Cello Concerto” from Pittsburgh, and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 21 –22 – 23 – 24 & 27, 2018

Monday May 21: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-34)  

Kaplen’s Playlist

This week’s broadcast honors the memory of the Philharmonic’s dear friend Alexander Kaplen (d. 2015) of the Kaplen Brothers Fund, a long-time Underwriter of New York Philharmonic broadcasts.  

The listing differs from the one in Patterns Magazine.

VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Greensleeves Leonard Bernstein, conductor; David Nadien, violin

DEBUSSY: La Mer Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

MAHLER: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 Lorin Maazel, conductor

COPLAND: Appalachian Spring Alan Gilbert, conductor

BERLIOZ: Dream of a Witches' Sabbath from Symphonie fantastique Alan Gilbert, conductor

BRAHMS: Adagio from Violin Concerto Alan Gilbert, conductor; Pinchas Zuckerman, violin

TRADITIONAL (arr. Berio): From Folk Songs: Loosin yelav Alan Gilbert, c.; Dawn Upshaw, soprano

RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2, movement 1 Semyon Bychkov, conductor

RAVEL: Tzigane Zubin Mehta, conductor; Itzhak Perlman, violin


Tuesday May 22: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-21)

David Afkam and Emanuel Ax

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15 (Emanuel Ax, piano)

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93

[CSO fill: R. Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20 (Fritz Reiner, conductor)]


Wednesday May 23: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 18-08)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas; SOLOIST: Emanuel Ax, piano

Mahler: Blumine          Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Opus 37

Copland: Music from the film Our Town

Debussy: La Plus que lente      Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Sibelius: Valse triste                 Rachmaninoff: “Vocalise” Opus 34, no.14

Delibes: “Cortège of Bacchus” from Sylvia     ENCORE: Copland Short Symphony


Thursday May 24: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 17-18_08)

MACMILLAN: Larghetto for Orchestra (Manfred Honeck 10th Anniversary Commission)

SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Alisa Weilerstein, cello


Sunday May 27: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-35)

Back to Bach

Bach: Suite No. 3 in C major for Cello, BWV 1009) Colin Carr, Cello

Bach: English Suite in A minor for Keyboard, BWV 807 Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 Sean Lee, Violin Solo; Sooyun Kim, Flute I; Tara Helen O'Connor, Flute II; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin I; Kristin Lee, Violin II; Che-Yen Chen, Viola; Keith Robinson, Cello; Scott Pingel, Double Bass; Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 18-09)

BARTÓK String Quartet No. 3 (1927) Johannes String Quartet

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

SHOSTAKOVICH 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)