Evening Concert

An “Emperor” Concerto, a “Fantastic” Symphony, and way more on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto from Bonn, Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique” Symphony from Chicago, Prokofiev’s “Lieutenant Kije Suite” from Pittsburgh, Mahler’s “6th 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 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 & 10, 2017


Monday September 4: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2016-16)


Location: Beethoven Hall, Bonn
Performed by: Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse Conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
Soloist: Christian Zacharias, piano (2,3) Host: Rick Fulker
BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival, op. 9 (08:34)
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, op. 73, 1st movement (20:43)
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, op. 73; 2nd and 3rd movements (18:01)
BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique, movements 1,2 and 3 (38:34)
BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique, movements 4, 5 (15:15)


Tuesday September 5: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-36)

Christoph von Dohnányi and Paul Lewis

Lutoslawski: Musique funébre

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 (Pathétique)

[CSO fill: Mussorgsky, orch. Shostakovich: Two Excerpts from Khovanschina (Kirill Petrenko, conductor)]


Wednesday, September 6: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 16-17_18)

PROKOFIEV: Suite from Lieutenant Kije

COPLAND: El Salón México

STRAUSS: Also Sprach Zarathustra

ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor


Thursday September 7: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-50)

CONDUCTOR: Leonard Bernstein

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms (World premiere performance) Camerata Singers, Abraham Kaplan, director; Columbus Boychoir, Donald Bryant, director

Bernstein: Kaddish, Symphony No.3

Bernstein: Suites No.1 and No. 2 from the Dybbuk

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


Sunday September 10: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 16-50)  

Danish Quartet: Beethoven & Nielsen

Danish String Quartet (Frederik Oland, Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Violin;

Asbjørn Norgaard, Viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjolin, Cello)

Beethoven: Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 135

Nielsen: Quartet No. 4 in F major for Strings, Op. 44


Spoleto Chamber Music Festival (SCM 17-11)

Richard Strauss: Sextet from Capriccio, op. 85; St. Lawrence String Quartet

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor, op. 50;

Inon Barnatan, piano; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Alisa Weilerstein, cello