Evening Concert

“Pictures at an Exhibition”, Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto and more: this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” from Carnegie Hall, Beethoven’s 3rd Piano Concerto from Chicago, Igor Levit plays Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto in San Francisco, Thursday, Mahler’s 1st Symphony on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and on Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF MAY 30 – 31 – JUN 1 – 2 – 3 & 5, 2016


Monday May 30: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-09)

Program differs from Patterns listing; per syndicator, Patterns is one week behind.

Vienna Philharmonic Valery Gergiev, conductor
Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Debussy:La mer
Mussorgsky:Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)
J. Strauss Jr.: "Vergnügungszug" Polka, Op. 281 (encore)

J. Strauss Jr.: "Kaiser" Waltz, Op. 437 (encore)


Tuesday May 31: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-22)  

Dohnányi conducts Tchaikovsky and Beethoven (with Paul Lewis)

Lutoslawski: Musique funèbre; Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37; (Paul Lewis, piano)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, Pathétique
[CSO fill: Mussorgsky: Dawn on the Moscow River and Dance of the Persian Maidens; Kirill Petrenko, conductor]


Wednesday June 1: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 16-09)

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor

Haydn: Symphony No. 44 in E minor, Mourning

Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major, K.271, “Jeunehomme” (Igor Levit, piano)

Debussy: Prelude à L'Après-midi d'un faune

Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements

[SFS fill: Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 (Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.)]


Thursday June 2: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-36)

Conductor: Jaap van Sweden

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Soloist: Yuja Wang, piano)

Mahler: Symphony No. 1

[NYP fill: Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer; D. Fischer-Dieskau; NYP, Steinberg, conducting]


Friday June 3: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-23) Subject to availability

Sinfonia da Camera Ian Hobson, conductor and music director Three’s a Charm (5-3-14)

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3;

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor; (Ian Hobson, piano)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”


Sunday June 5: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-36)   

Schubert Trio           

Berg: Sonata for Piano, Op. 1; Alessio Bax, piano

Schubert: Trio No. 1 in B-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, D. 898, Op. 99; Wu Han, piano; Phillip Setzer, violin; David Finckel, cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 16-10)

SEAN SHEPHERD (b. 1979, USA): String Quartet No. 2 (2015); FLUX Quartet: Tom Chiu, violin; Conrad Harris, violin; Max Mandel, viola; Felix Fan, cello

(Commissioned by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival; world premiere)

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s commissions of new works are supported in part by a generous grant from The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston

CÉSAR FRANCK: Piano Quintet in F Minor, M. 7 (1878-79)

Martin Beaver, violin; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Lily Francis, viola; Clive Greensmith, cello; Kirill Gerstein, piano