Evening Concert

Beethoven’s 3rd & 4th Symphonies, Brahms’ 4th Symphony and more: this week’s “Evening Concert”


This week on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear two more of Beethoven’s Symphonies from last summer’s “Beethovenfest” , Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale” from Chicago, pianist Daniil Trifonov from Cleveland, 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 NOV. 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 & 8, 2015

Monday November 2: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 14-11)

Beethoven Symphonies II at the Beethovenfest, Bonn

Conductor: Andris Nelsons

Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, op. 60
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalmes, 3rd movement
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, 5th movement (Borodin Quartet)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 E-flat Major, op. 55 (Eroica) [last week I erred…this is accurate]

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 8, 2014

Tuesday November 3: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 15-44)

The Soldier’s Tale

CONDUCTOR: Cristian Macelaru

SOLOIST: Keira Duffy, soprano; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Schoenberg: Pierrot lunaire

Stravinsky: The Soldier’s Tale (John Lithgow, narrator)

Stravinsky: Four Studies


Wednesday November 4: Cleveland Orchestra (COR 15-09)

Jahja Ling, conductor
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 1. (Daniil Trifonov, piano; Michael Sachs, trumpet)
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No., Op.27


Thursday November 5: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 16-06)

            CONDUCTOR: Lorin Maazel

Luciano BERIO (1925 - 2003): Sinfonia (Synergy Vocals)

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4


Friday November 6: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper (subject to availability)

U of I Symphony Orchestra (10/10/14)   Donald Schleicher, conductor;

GRIEG; RAVEL. Soo Jung Hur, piano

Sunday November 8: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-06)            

George Crumb's American Songbook

George Crumb (b. 1929): Selections from “American Songbooks for Baritone, Piano, and Percussion.” Thomas Hampson, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano; Ayano Kataoka, David Cossin, Haruka Fujii, Jeffrey Milarsky, percussion

and      Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (15-06)

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Violin Sonata No. 3 in F Major (1681)

Daniel Phillips, violin; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

Johannes Brahms: String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 18 (1858-60)

Martin Beaver, violin; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Clive Greensmith, cello; Ronald Thomas, cello