Evening Concert

This week’s “Evening Concert” has music by Mozart, Beethoven, Nielsen, Brahms and more.


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s 22nd Piano Concerto from Carnegie Hall, Beethoven’s “7th Symphony” from Chicago, Mozart’s “Jupiter 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 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 & 14, 2017


Monday May 8: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 17-06)

Program differs from the one listed in Patterns Magazine per syndicator

National Youth Orchestra of the USA

Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach

Soloist: Emanuel Ax, Piano

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat Major, K. 482

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 6 in A Major


Tuesday May 9: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-19)

Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven 7

Catalani: Contemplazione

Martucci: La canzone dei ricordi (Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20


Wednesday May 10: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 17-06)

CONDUCTOR: Herbert Blomstedt

SOLOIST: Alexander Barantschik, violin

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385, Haffner

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major, K.205

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K.551, Jupiter

Bernstein: Suite from a Quiet Place (cond. Michael Tilson Thomas)


Thursday May 11: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-33)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert

NIELSEN: Maskerade Overture

NIELSEN: Symphony No. 5

NIELSEN: Symphony No. 6, Sinfonia semplice


Sunday May 14: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-33)

Richard Strauss: Early and Late

Strauss: Quartet in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 13 (1883-84)

Wu Qian, Piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola; Gary Hoffman, Cello

Strauss: Sextet for Strings from Capriccio, Op. 85 (1940-41, arr. 1943)

Erin Keefe, Violin, Ani Kavafian, Violin; Yura Lee, Matthew Lipman, Viola; Nicholas Canellakis, David Finckel, Cello


The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-07)

THOMAS CAMPION (1567 – 1620): Three Songs (ca. 1613)

Tune thy Musicke to thy hart

Never Weather-Beaten Sail

Jacke and Jone

Sarah Shafer, soprano; David Starobin, guitar

TŌRU TAKEMITSU (1930 – 1996): A Bird Came Down the Walk (1994)

Teng Li, viola; Marc Neikrug, piano

JOHANNES BRAHMS: String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 (1890)

William Preucil & Alexandra Preucil, violins; Steven Tenenbom & Ida Kavafian, violas; Mark Kosower, cello