Evening Concert

Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart, Dvorak, and others on this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Beethoven’s 1st and 5th Piano Concertos from last summer’s “Beethovenfest”, Riccardo Muti conducts the CSO in Schubert’s 3rd Symphony, then Mitsuko Uchida plays and conducts Mozart from the piano bench with the Cleveland Orchestra, Thursday “The New York Philharmonic This Week” then Sunday, chamber music from Lincoln Center and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.  

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF DEC. 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 & 13, 2015

Monday December 7: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 14-26)

Beethoven Piano Concertos III

Conductor: Leif Ove Andsnes; Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Soloist: Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Stravinsky: Concerto in D for strings

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, op. 15

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, op. 73

Recorded by Deutsche Welle, Bonn (DW) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 28, 2014

Tuesday December 8: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 15-49)

“Muti Conducts Scriabin and Tchaikovsky”

Scriabin: Poem of Ecstasy; Riccardo Muti, conductor

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Op. 58; Riccardo Muti, conductor

Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D Major; Riccardo Muti, conductor

Wednesday December 9: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 15-21) Listing differs from Patterns
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor and piano
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 18 in F, K. 459
MOZART: Divertimento in  Bb,  K. 137
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 19 in Bb, K. 456

Thursday December 10: The New York Philharmonic This (NYP 16-11)

Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor

DVORAK: Piano Concerto in G; SOLOIST: Martin Helmchen, piano

DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

Friday December 11: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana  Chester L. Alwes, conductor

A Bach and Handel Evening  (5/31/15)

Bach: Mass in F Major, BWV 233. Sarah Robinson, s.; Sam Jew Kim, alto; Thomas Baker, bass

Handel: Selections from the Water Music

Sunday December 13: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-11)

Pre-empted by Holiday Special: Hanukkah Lights, 2015

A perennial NPR favorite with all new Hanukkah stories.

(New authors for 2015 show).Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.


Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (15-11)

Pre-empted by Holiday Special: Chanukah in Story and Song

(We are airing this “perennial” as an homage to Leonard Nimoy, host, who passed away Feb. 27, 2015)

This hour-long Chanukah favorite returns: A celebration by The Western Wind performing Ladino songs of Spanish Jews, Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe and modern Israeli tunes.
(Chanukah starts at sundown on Sunday, December 6 and ends in the evening of Monday, December 14)