WBJC Evening Concerts

Mondays-Thursdays @ 11pm

No need to travel! Each evening, join WBJC for a concert performance recorded live and brought directly to you. The New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are among our current line-up.

  • Thursday 05/16/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Maurice Ravel’s “Alborada del gracioso;” Manuel Ponce’s “Estrellita;” Carlos Castellano Gomez’s “La Morena de mi Copla;” Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie No. 1;” Ruggero Leoncavallo’s “Mattinata;” Camille Saint-Saens’ “Bacchanale” from Samson et Dalila; “ Licinio Refice’s “Ombra di Nube” featured in the film “Bel Canto;” Traditional Irish tune “Tis the Last Rose of Summer;” Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto Lorin Maazel, conductor; Hilary Hahn, ...
  • Wednesday 05/15/19 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY 11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:          Michael Tilson Thomas SOLOIST:                  Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano* Mozart                         German Dances, K. 509 Mozart                         Exultate, jubilate, K. 165* Mahler                         Symphony No. 4 in G Major
  • Tuesday 05/14/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Riccardo Muti conducts Higdon and Britten   Stravinsky:                  Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3 Higdon:                       Low Brass Concerto (Jay Friedman, trombone; Michael Mulcahy, trombone; Charles Vernon, bass trombone; Gene Pokorny, tuba) Chausson:                    Poem of Love and the Sea, Op. 19 (Clémentine Margaine, mezzo-soprano) Britten:                        Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a Bartók:                        Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta (Fritz Reiner, conductor)
  • Monday 05/13/19 New York Philharmonic 11:00 PM Jaap van Zweden and Pianist Emanuel Ax   MOZART:                  Symphony No. 1   HAYDN:                    Piano Concerto No. 11 Emanuel Ax, piano   STRAVINSKY:         Capriccio for Piano & Orchestra Emanuel Ax, piano   MOZART:                  Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter” Jaap van Zweden, conductor  
  • Thursday 05/09/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM ELGAR: Symphony No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks Sir Mark Elder, conductor; Anne Martindale Williams, cello
  • Wednesday 05/08/19 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY 11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:          Michael Tilson Thomas SOLOISTS:                Jonathan Dimmock, organ; SFS Chorus* Amitai Pati, tenor; Philip Skinner, bass-baritone; SFS Chorus** Susan Matthews, organ; SFS Chorus***   Ives                             Psalm 90* Dvořák                          The American Flag, Op. 102** Gläser                          “O For a Thousand Tongues” *** Converse                     “What a Friend” *** Mason                         “There is a Fountain” *** Air                               “Happy Land” *** Nagelli                         “Father, Whate’er Of Earthly Bliss” *** Bradbury                     “Just As I ...
  • Tuesday 05/07/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Riccardo Muti conducts Scheherazade   Mozart:                        Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527 Mozart:                        Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 Rimsky-Korsakov:      Scheherazade (Robert Chen, violin) Beethoven:                  Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 (Fritz Reiner, conductor)
  • Monday 05/06/19 New York Philharmonic 11:00 PM Jaap van Zweden and Pianist Yefim Bronfman   BEETHOVEN:           Piano Concerto No. 2 Yefim Bronfman, piano   RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2 Jaap van Zweden, conductor
  • Thursday 05/02/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun HIGDON: Tuba Concerto BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique Robert Spano, conductor; Craig Knox, tuba
  • Wednesday 05/01/19 SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY 11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:          Michael Tilson Thomas SOLOISTS:                Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Mikaela Bennett, soprano; Kara Dugan, mezzo-soprano* Nadya Tichman, violin** Kiva Dawson & Erin Moore, dancers; Peter Dugan, piano*** Ives                             From the Steeples and the Mountains Ives                             The Unanswered Question Tilson Thomas Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind* Harrison                      Selections from Suite for Violin with American Gamelan** Antheil                                    A Jazz Symphony***

 

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