Evening Concert

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


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)


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


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