Evening Concert

A Piano Concerto each night, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto from Carnegie Hall, Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto from Chicago, Mozart’s “19th Piano Concerto” from San Francisco, Thursday, it’s “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 9 – 10 –11 – 12 – 13 & 15, 2016


Monday May 9: Carnegie Hall Live! (CHL 16-06)

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor;

J. STRAUSS JR.:  "Tales from the Vienna Woods" Waltz, Op. 325

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Jan Lisiecki, piano)

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95, "Serioso" (arr. Mahler)

HK GRUBER (b., 1934, Austria): Charivari


Tuesday May 10: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-19)  

Evgeny Kissin Returns, Sir Andrew Davis Conducts

Bach, orch. Davis: Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor (Sir Andrew Davis, conductor)

Stravinsky: Divertimento, Suite from The Fairy’s Kiss (Sir Andrew Davis, conductor)

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Kissin, piano; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor)

Granados: Danza Española No. 5 (encore)

Brahms: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 5 (encore)

[CSO fill Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé (Charles Dutoit, conductor)]


Wednesday May 11: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 16-06)

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K. 459 (Peter Serkin, piano)

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 43

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings, Opus 48 (Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.)


Thursday May 12: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-33)

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

MESSIAEN: Turangalîla-Symphonie (Yuja Wang, piano; Valérie Hartman-Clavarie, Ondes Martenot)


Friday May 13: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-20) Subject to availability

East Central IL Youth Orchestra (ECIYO) Kevin Kelly, conductor; Winter Concert (1/19/15)

Mozart: Ovt. to Marriage of Figaro;

Grainger: Molly on the Shore; Irish Tune from County Derry; Shepherd’s Hey;

Schubert: Symphony in B Minor “Unfinished”;

Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Sleeping Beauty


Sunday May 15: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-33)

Telemann: Concerto in D major for Trumpet, Two Oboes, Strings, and Continuo, TWV 53:D2
David Washburn, Trumpet; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; James Austin Smith, Ob.; Arnaud Sussmann, Vln; Jessica Lee, Vln; Mark Holloway, Vla; Mihai Marica, vcl; Stéphane Logerot, Dbl Bass; Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
Lawrence Dutton, Viola; Lily Francis, Viola; Paul Watkins, Cello; Eileen Moon, Viola da gamba part on cello; Timothy Eddy, Viola da gamba part on cello; Timothy Cobb, Double Bass; John Gibbons, Harpsichord

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
Benjamin Beilman, Violin Solo; Sooyun Kim, Flute Solo; Robert Langevin, Flute Solo; Daniel Phillips, Violin; Aaron Boyd, Violin; Lily Francis, Viola; Timothy Eddy, Cello; Timothy Cobb, Double Bass; John Gibbons, Harpsichord

Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047
Aaron Boyd, Violin Solo; Sooyun Kim, Flute Solo; Stephen Taylor, Oboe Solo; David Washburn, Trumpet Solo; Sean Lee, Violin; Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Lawrence Dutton, Viola; Paul Watkins, Cello; Marc Goldberg, Bassoon; Timothy Cobb, Double Bass; John Gibbons, Harpsichord


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 16-07)

ALBERTO GINASTERA: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 22 (1952) Haochen Zhang, piano

W.A. MOZART: String Quintet No. 4 in G Minor, K. 516 (1787)

Jennifer Gilbert, violin; Harvey de Souza, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Daniel Phillips, viola; Eric Kim, cello