Symphonies by Schubert (“8th”) and Mozart (“Jupiter”) highlight this week’s “Evening Concert”

May 21, 2017
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Schubert’s 9th Symphony from Carnegie Hall, Mozart’s “Jupiter Symphony” from Chicago, Copland’s “Piano Concerto” 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 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 & 28, 2017

 

Monday May 22: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 17-08)

VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Franz Welser-Most, conductor;

Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano 2/25/17 Carnegie

Franz Schubert Symphony No. 8 2/25/17 Carnegie

Bela Bartok Miraculous Mandarin 2/25/17 Carnegie

Josef Strauss “Frauenherz”: Polka-Mazurka, Op. 166 2/25/17 Carnegie

 

Tuesday May 23: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-21)

Christoph von Dohnányi and Martin Helmchen

Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 (Martin Helmchen, piano)

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 (Jupiter)

Poulenc: Concert champêtre for Harpsichord and Orchestra (Mahan Estafani, harpsichord)

 

Wednesday May 24: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 17-08)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

Copland: Orchestral Variations

Copland: Inscape

Copland: Piano Concerto [SOLOIST: Inon Barnatan, piano]

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major, Opus 61

Mason Bates: The B Sides

 

Thursday May 25: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-35)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

SOLOISTS: Robert Langevin, flute; Nikolaj Znaider, violin

NIELSEN: Flute Concerto

NIELSEN: Violin Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”

 

Sunday May 28: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-35)

A Celebration of Bach

Bach: Concerto in D major for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1054

Pianist Jeremy Denk with an ensemble of CMS artists, led by violinist Sean Lee

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049

Violinist Ida Kavafian, with flutists Sooyun Kim and Tara Helen O’Connor and an ensemble of CMS artists

Bach: Concerto in D minor for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1052

Pianist Jeremy Denk with an ensemble of CMS artists, led by violinist Ani Kavafian

and

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-09)

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897): Two Songs for Alto, Viola & Piano, Op. 91 (1864-84)

Gestillte Sehnsucht (Stilled Longing)

Geistliches Wiegenlied (Sacred Cradle Song)

Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Pei-Yao Wang, piano

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827): String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, Op. 127 (1825)

Orion String Quartet: Todd Phillips & Daniel Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello


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