Evening Concert

This week it’s music by Mussorgsky, Sibelius, Berlioz and more.. the “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra play Ravel’s orchestration of Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”, Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” with soloist James Ehnes, and more, plus Sunday night  . . chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF SEP 26 – 27 – 28 – 29 – 30 & OCT 2, 2016


Monday September 26: C24 (7:00 – 8:00) then Presidential Debate No. 1 (8 – 10 pm)


Tuesday September 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-39)


Muti conducts Mussorgsky

CONDUCTOR: Riccardo Muti

Corigliano: Campane di Ravello

Elgar: In the South (Alassio)

Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures from an Exhibition

Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture


Wednesday September 28: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) 15-16_26)

SIBELIUS: Finlandia

SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

Osmo Vänskä, conductor; James Ehnes, violin


Thursday September 29: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-01)

Gilbert and Zimmerman Perform Lindberg, Brahms, and Berlioz

Conductor: Alan Gilbert

Soloist: Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin


BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D

BERLIOZ: Sinfonie fantastique, Op. 14


Friday September 30: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (PP 16-40)

September concerts are to-be-announced. .


Sunday October 2: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-01)


Boccherini: Quintet No. 4 in D major for Guitar and String Quartet, G. 448 Jason Vieaux, Guitar; Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, Violin; Pierre Lapointe, Viola; Brook Speltz, Cello)

Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 20 Sean Lee, Danbi Um, Arnaud Sussmann, Paul Huang, Violin; Matthew Lipman, Mark Holloway, Viola; David Finckel, Paul Watkins, Cello

and NEW!

The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival (GIL 16-01)

Chopin: Nocturne in D-flat major, Op. 27, No. 2 (1833-36) Ingrid Fliter, piano

Brahms; Klavierstücke, Op. 119, Nos. 1, 2, and 4 (1893) Richard Goode, piano

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101 (1815-16) Llŷr Williams, piano