Evening Concert

This week: music by Mahler, Beethoven, Schumann, Poulenc, and others on the “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mahler’s 3rd Symphony on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, now heard on Monday nights, then Beethoven’s “Violin Concerto” from Chicago, Schumann’s “Spring"  Symphony from Cleveland, Poulenc’s “Two-Piano Concerto” from Milwaukee and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF OCT 16 – 17 – 18 – 19 & 22, 2017


Monday October 16: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” [TNYPTW] (NYP 18-03)

TNYPTW is now heard on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. [Prog. 3 in a mini Mahler-fest]

MAHLER: Symphony No. 3 Yvonne Minton, soprano Camerata Singers Boys’ Choir of the Little Church Around the Corner and Trinity School Pierre Boulez, conductor


Tuesday October 17: “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts” (CSO 17-42)

Riccardo Muti conducts Brahms

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 (Julia Fischer, violin)

Brahms: Serenade No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25 (Classical)


Wednesday, October 18: Cleveland Orchestra Radio Network (COR 17-05)

Archival concert from 10/07/82
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
MOZART:  Divertimento in D, K. 205
SCHUMANN:  Symphony No. 1 in Bb, Op. 38, “Spring”
STRAVINSKY:  Firebird Suite (1910)

[COR fill: SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 2 in Bb, D. 125 – Cleveland Orchestra/ Franz Welser-Moest,  Severance Hall, 01/09/03]


Thursday October 19: “Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra-On Stage” (MSO 17-03)

CONDUCTOR: Edo de Waart

SOLOIST: Christina Naughton, piano; Michelle Naughton, piano

STRAVINSKY: Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 revision)

POULENC: Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos and Orchestra

STRAVINSKY: Concerto in D major for String Orchestra (1961 revision)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Opus 60

[MSO fill: BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21]


Sunday October 22: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-04) (of 52)


Schubert: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163

Miro Quartet (Daniel Ching, William Fedkenheuer, violin; John Largess, viola; Joshua Gindele, Cello) and Paul Watkins, Cello


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-04) (series repeat [13 episodes])

JOHN DOWLAND (1563 – 1626): Pavana lachrymae (ca. 1612) (arr. William Byrd) Peter Serkin, piano

BÉLA BARTÓK (1881 – 1945): Sonata No. 2 in C Major for Violin & Piano, Sz. 76 (1922)

Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Alessio Bax, piano

FRANCIS POULENC (1899 – 1963): Le bal masqué (The Masked Ball, secular cantata on poems by Max Jacob) (1932) David Kravitz, baritone; Robert Ingliss, oboe; Todd Levy, clarinet; Ted Soluri, bassoon; Christopher Stingle, trumpet; L.P. How, violin; Eric Kim, cello; Haochen Zhang, piano; Robert Klieger, percussion; Guillermo Figueroa, conductor