Mozart’s 18th Piano Concerto, Dvorak’s Violin Concerto and more on this week’s “Evening Concert”

February 21, 2016
 

This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Mozart’s 18th Piano Concerto from Milwaukee, then Dvorak’s “Violin Concerto” 5th  from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” from Los Angeles, then Thursday “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. . . Sunday chamber music from Lincoln Center and the series “Song: Mirror of the World”.

 

WILL-FM: The Evening Concert: WEEK OF FEB. 22 – 23 – 24 – 25 – 26 & 28, 2016

Monday February 22: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO 15-08)

CONDUCTOR: Edo de Waart

SOLOIST: Richard Goode, piano

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat major, K.456 “Paradis”

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 “The Great”

Tuesday February 23: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (16-08) 

CONDUCTOR: Esa-Pekka Salonen

SOLOIST: Christian Tetzlaff, violin

Janáček: Overture to From the House of the Dead

Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A Minor (Christian Tetzlaff, violin)

Salonen: Nyx

Janáček: Sinfonietta

Dvořák: The Golden Spinning Wheel (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)

Wednesday February 24: Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 15-08)

CONDUCTOR: Andrey Boreyko

SOLOISTS: Nikolai Znaider, violin

TANSMAN: Stele – In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky

SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto

GORECKI: Symphony No. 4 (US premiere, LAPA commission)

Thursday February 25: The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 16-22)

The program differs from the listing in Patterns Magazine per change by the NYP.

CONDUCTORS: Bramwell Tovey (overture); Lorin Maazel (cello concerto);

Andrei Boreyko (4th Symphony)

SOLOIST:                     Lynn Harrell, cello

SHOSTAKOVICH:        Festive Overture

SHOSTAKOVICH:        Cello Concerto No. 1

SHOSTAKOVICH:        Symphony No. 4

Friday February 26: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (16-09) Confirmed 2-16-15

Sinfonia da Camera Ian Hobson, conductor; Andres Cardenes, violinist and guest conductor

“The Seasons”
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Spring/ Winter

Astor Piazzola: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Summer/ Fall
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 7 in D Major,”Haffner”, K. 250

Sunday February 28: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-22)

Bach and Vivaldi

Bach Partita in A minor for Recorder, BWV 1013 Michala Petri, recorder

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 Violinist Daniel Phillips, leading an ensemble of CMS musicians

Vivaldi Concerto in C major for Sopranino Recorder, Strings, and Continuo, RV 443 Michala Petri, recorder; Cho-Liang Lin, Lee, violins; Richard O'Neill, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 Ani Kavafian, Bella Hristova, Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, Mark Holloway, Richard O'Neill, viola; Fred Sherry, Jakob Koranyi, David Finckel, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; John Gibbons, harpsichord

and     

Song: Mirror of the World (with Thomas Hampson) (Ep. 9)

The Great War and Its Echoes

Song proclaims the patriotism that greeted the start of World War I, and the tragedy that followed, as expressed by composers on both sides of the Atlantic. In the unstable years of peace after 1918, we use the lens of song to examine Surrealism, jazz, and the growing influence of mass technology, plus compelling figures like Josephine Baker and Gertrude Stein.

Writer: Laura Tunbridge, University of Oxford

1:00 Oley Speaks: "When the Boys Come Home" Ernestine Schumann-Heink, contralto; Victor Talking Machine Company Orchestra; Josef Pasternak, conductor Romophone 80103
1:21 George Butterworth: "Think No More Lads, Be Jolly"
Benjamin Luxon, baritone; David Willison, piano Decca 00200102 2:45 Ivor Gurney: "On the Idle Hill of Summer" Adrian Thompson, tenor; Iain Burnside, piano; Delme Quartet Helios 55187
2:45 Charles Ives: "In Flanders Fields" Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano THM 5432
3:39 Paul Hindemith: "Schlagt! Schlagt! Trommeln!"
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; Aribert Reimann, piano Audite Musikproduction [ASIN] B0037UPS8 1:16 Gabriel Faure: "C'est la paix" Elly Ameling, soprano; Dalton Baldwin, piano EMI Classics 6790732
1:26 Francis Poulenc: "Le Dromadaire" (Les Bestiares) Jose von Dam, baritone; Maciej Pikulski, piano Forlane 920637
0:36 Composer Unknown: "La Conga Primitive Man" \i0Josphine Baker, singer; unnamed club band; from "Josephine Baker: Le Portrait" Only from UK iTunes Store

1:30 Virgil Thomson: "Susie Asado" Glenn Siebert, tenor; Phillip Bush, piano Albany 272/1997
0:48 Alexander Zemlinsky: "Afrikanischer Tanz" Andreas Schmidt, baritone; Cord Garben, piano Deutsche Grammophon 427348
1:47 Leos Janacek: "The Diary of One Who Disappeared" Songs 4 [:59] and 5 [:48] Ian Bostridge, tenor; Thomas Ades, piano EMI Classics 37606
3:33 Maurice Ravel: "Aoua!" (Chanson Madecasses) Gerard Souzay, baritone; Dalton Baldwin, piano Newton Classics 8802007
0:54 Richard Strauss: "Hast du ein Tongedicht vollbracht?" Peter Schreier, tenor; Norman Shetler, piano Berlin Classics 3222
1:23 Kurt Weill: "Alabama Song" (Mahagonny) Lotte Lenya, singer; Unnamed theatre orchestra Song Classical Masterworks 63222
1:11 Hanns Eisler: "Marriage Annoucement-Love Song of a Landowner" Roswitha Trexler, soprano; Walter Olbertz, piano Berlin Classics 9231
2:00 Jacques Ibert: "Chanson du Doc" (Chansons de Don Quichotte) Jose van Dam, baritone; Marciej Pikulski, piano Forlane 920637
8:00 Samuel Barber: "Dover Beach" Thomas Hampson, baritone; Emerson String Quartet Deutsche Grammophon 435868


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