This week: music by Ravel, Bartok, Schubert, Verdi, and others: the “Evening Concert”

May 28, 2017

This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Ravel’s “Piano Concerto in G” from Carnegie Hall, Bartok’s “3rd Piano Concerto” from Chicago, Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony” 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 29 – 30 – 31 – JUN 1 & 4, 2017


Monday May 29: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 17-09)

Munich Philharmonic Orchestra [rec. 04/03/2017 Carnegie Hall]

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

RAVEL: La valse

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G Major (Soloist: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano)

DEBUSSY: Etude No. 6 “Pour les huit doigts” (encore); Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"


Tuesday May 30: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-22)

Alice Sara Ott plays Bartok with Pablo Heras-Casado / Boulez Tribute

Boulez: Figures-Doubles-Prismes

Stravinsky: Four Studies for Orchestra

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Alice Sara Ott, piano)

Debussy: Ibería

Boulez: Notations VII (Daniel Barenboim, conductor)

Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra (Ferenc Fricsay, conductor)


Wednesday May 31: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 17-09)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

Schubert: Symphony in B minor, D.759, Unfinished

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (SOLOISTS: Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Simon O’Neill, tenor)

Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2


Thursday June 1: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-36)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

SOLOISTS: Angela Meade, soprano; Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano; Russell Thomas, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; New York Choral Artists; Joseph Flummerfelt, director

VERDI: Messa da Requiem


Sunday June 4: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-36)

Schubert & Beethoven

Schubert: “Auf dem Strom” for Tenor, Horn, and Piano, D. 943, Op. 119 (1828) Nicholas Phan, Tenor; Radovan Vlatkovic, Horn; Gloria Chien, Piano

Beethoven: Quartet in C-sharp minor for Strings, Op. 131 (1825-26) Danish String Quartet (Frederik Oland, Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Violin; Asbjørn Norgaard, Viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjolin, Cello)          

Sunday June 4: The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-10)

FRANK BRIDGE (1879 – 1941): Phantasie Trio No. 1 in C Minor, H. 79 (1907) William Preucil, violin; Mark Kosower, cello; Haochen Zhang, piano

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809 – 1847): Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (1825) Johannes String Quartet: Soovin Kim& Julianne Lee, violins ; Choong-Jin Chang, viola; Peter Stumpf, cello; Pacifica Quartet: Simin Ganatra& Sibbi Bernhardsson, violins; Masumi Per Rostad, viola; Brandon Vamos, cello

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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