Evening Concert

New “Quarter-year”, New series on “The Evening Concert


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 we start with the first program of the new season of “The New York Philharmonic This Week”, now on Monday nights, then it’s music by Shostakovich from Chicago, Respighi from Cleveland, Brahms from Milwaukee and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF OCT 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 & 8, 2017


Monday October 2: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-01) (1st of 52)

MAHLER: Blumine Alan Gilbert, conductor

MAHLER: Symphony No. 1 Jaap Van Zweden, conductor

MAHLER: Songs of a Wayfarer Håkan Hågegard, baritone Kurt Masur, conductor

MAHLER: Symphony No. 10 (Adagio & Scherzo) Lorin Maazel, conductor


Tuesday October 3: “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts” (CSO 17-40) (of 52)

CSO Resound Showcase

Schoenberg: Kol Nidre (Alberto Mizrahi, narrator; Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Shostakovich: Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Op. 145a (Ildar Abdrazakov, bass)

Mason Bates (b. 1970): Anthology of Fantastic Zoology

Berlioz: Lelio: Fantasy on Shakespeare’s The Tempest (Chicago Symphony Chorus)


Wednesday, October 4: Cleveland Orchestra Radio Network (COR 17-02) (1st in series of 13/26)

Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8
RESPIGHI: “Roman Festivals”
RESPIGHI: “The Fountains of Rome”
RESPIGHI: “The Pines of Rome”

[COR fill: JOH. STRAUSS, JR.: The First Day of Happiness Waltz - Cleveland Orchestra/Franz Welser-Moest, Severance Hall (01/09/03)


Thursday October 5: “Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra – On Stage” (MSO 17-01) (New series [13])

CONDUCTOR: Edo de Waart

STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Opus 28

STRAUSS Four Last Songs (Rachel Willis-Sørenson, soprano)

BRAHMS Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 83 (Emanuel Ax, piano)

[MSO fill: BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 81a]


Sunday October 8: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17-02) (of 52)

Stormy Seas

Mahler: Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello Wu Han, Piano; Daniel Hope, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; David Finckel, Cello

Brahms: Quintet in F minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 34 Jon Kimura Parker, Piano; Danish String Quartet


and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17-02)

ELIZABETH OGONEK (b. 1989, Anoka, MN): Lightenings, 12 Variations for four players (2016) Julianne Lee, violin; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Juho Pohjonen, piano; Jeffrey Cornelius, percussion [World-premiere performance; commissioned by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. 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.]

ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (1841 – 1909): String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48 (1878) Dover Quartet with Steven Tenenbom, viola; Eric Kim, cello