Evening Concert

Music by Gershwin, Beethoven, Schubert and others on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear an all-American program on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, then Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” from Chicago, Beethoven’s “7th Symphony” from San Francisco,  Schubert’s “Great” C Major Symphony from Pittsburgh, and Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and Santa Fe.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 28 –29 – 30 – 31 & JUNE 3, 2018


Monday May 28: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-35) Memorial Day 2018


IVES: Holidays Symphony

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

BLITZSTEIN: Airborne Symphony

Orson Welles, narrator, Andrea Velis, tenor, David Watson, baritone, Choral Arts Society, and Leonard Bernstein, conductor


Tuesday May 29: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 18-22)

Marin Alsop conducts American Music

Anna Clyne (b. 1970 what?): Masquerade

Barber: Second Essay for Orchestra, Op. 17

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Jon Kimura Parker, piano)

Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70

[CSO fill: Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (Seiji Ozawa, conductor)]

[fill CSO: John Williams: Excerpts from Lincoln John Williams, Cond.]


Wednesday May 30: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 18-09)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOIST: Alexander Barantschik, violin

Beethoven: Romance in G major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 40

Beethoven: Romance in F major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 50

Mason Bates (b. 1970?): The B-Sides (San Francisco Symphony commission)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 93     

ENCORE: Mahler Adagio from Symphony No. 10


Thursday May 31: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 17-18_09)

MOZART: Overture to “Idomeneo”

MOZART: Concerto for Flute No.1 in G Major, K. 313

[fill: ENCORE: BACH: Sonata No. 3 for Solo Violin, BWV 1005]

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9, “The Great”

[fill: SCHUBERT: Rondo in A Major for Violin, D. 438; Pinchas Zukerman, violin and cond.]

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Lorna McGhee, flute


Sunday June 3: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-36)

Shostakovich Quartet

Shostakovich: Quartet No. 11 in F minor for Strings, Op. 122 Jerusalem Quartet

Shostakovich: Quartet No. 2 in A major for Strings, Op. 68 Jerusalem Quartet


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFS 18-10)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 3 (1794-95)

Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Mark Kosower, cello

(Performance: July 24, 2017, St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art)

MAX BRUCH: String Octet (1920)

Martin Beaver & Owen Dalby, violin; Ida Kavafian, viola; Mark Tatum, bass; Orion String Quartet: Todd Phillips & Daniel Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello

(Performance: August 3, 2017, St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art)