Evening Concert

“Early Music in Herne”, “Jarvi conducts Sibelius” and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear “Early Music Days” from Herne, Sibelius’ “5th Symphony” from Chicago, Mendelssohn’s ”Violin Concerto” from Pittsburgh, Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” and Sunday. . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival. 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF SEP 11 – 12 – 13 – 14 & 17, 2017


Monday September 11: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2016-17 No. 19)

Early Music Days in Herne

Location: Arts Center, Herne (1,10,11) Performers: Le concert spiritual/ Hervé Niquet

Location: Church of the Cross, Herne (2,3,4,5,6,7) Performers: Ars Longa, Havana/ Teresa Paz

Location: "Unser Fritz" Coal Mine, Herne (8,9) Sébastien Érard Harp Ensemble/Mara Galassi
(1) HANDEL: The Ways of Zion Do Mourn, funeral anthem for Queen Caroline, HWV 264 (33:09)
(2) SALAZAR: Salga el Torillo Hosquillo (Come out, tired bull) (03:49)
(3) ANON.: Lanchas Para Baylar (02:39)
(4) VELASCO: De esta rosa tan bella (What does my faith say about this beautiful rose?) (04:26)
(5) VELASCO: Ah, del ver (Oh see, oh hear) (05:32)
(6) ANON.: Pastoreta Ychepe Flauta (08:16)
(7) ARAUJO: Hola, hala, que vienen gitanas (02:36)
(8) HANDEL: Chaconne for four harps (04:48)
(9) CARAMIELLO: Variations on Gluck's Aria Che Farò Senz' Euridice, op. 18 (05:31)
(10) PURCELL: Funeral Sentences for Queen Mary (11:00)
(11) PURCELL: Come, ye Sons of Art. Birthday Ode for Queen Mary (21:55)


Tuesday September 12: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-37)  

Neeme Järvi conducts Sibelius

Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 1 in D Major, Op. 47

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19 (Vadim Gluzman, violin)

Sibelius: Suite from Karelia, Op. 11

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 11

[CSO fill: Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543 (Pinchas Zukerman, conductor)]


Wednesday, September 13: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 16-17_21)

MOZART: Symphony No. 35, “Haffner”

MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto (Midori, violin)

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1

Manfred Honeck, conductor;

[PSO fill: BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances No. 5 & No. 10; PSO/Marek Janowski and

HAYDN: String Quartet No. 41. Op. 50, No. 6; Calla Quartet]


Thursday September 14: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-51)

The New York Philharmonic at 175

Conductors: Alan Gilbert, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Dmitri Mitropoulos, Arturo Toscanaini; Jaap van Zweden

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 and

DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” (and other works?)

[Beginning Monday, October 2, 2017, The New York Philharmonic This Week moves to Monday nights at 7:00 p.m.]


Sunday September 17: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-51)  

Schumann and Wolf

Schumann: Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113;  Paul Neubauer, Viola; Juho Pohjonen, Piano

Wolf: "Auf einer Wanderung"; "Anakreons Grab"; and "Der Rattenfanger" from Gedichte von Eduard Mörike for Voice and String Quartet;  Thomas Hampson, Baritone; Jupiter String Quartet (Nelson Lee, Meg Freivogel, Violin; Liz Freivogel, Viola; Daniel McDonough, Cello)

Schumann: Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 47; Juho Pohjonen, Piano; Erin Keefe, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello

and Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 17-12)

Osvaldo Golijov: Tenebrae; Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor; Todd Palmer, clarinet; & the St. Lawrence SQ

Osvaldo Golijov: Last Round; Geoff Nuttall, Owen Dalby, Benjamin Beilman, and Livia Sohn, violins; Lesley Robertson and Daniel Phillips, violas; Christopher Costanza & Alisa Weilerstein, cellos; Anthony Manzo, dbl bass

Osvaldo Golijov: Drag Down the Sky (world premiere); Tyler Duncan, baritone; St. Lawrence String Quartet