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.
- Tuesday 1/21/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Conductor Susanna Mälkki and Saxophonist Branford Marsalis Bizet: Symphony in C Fauré: Pavane for Soprano Saxophone (Branford Marsalis, soprano saxophone) Williams: Escapades for Alto Saxophone from Catch Me If You Can (Branford Marsalis, alto saxophone) Debussy: Ibéria from Images for Orchestra Debussy: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun (Cristian Măcelaru, conductor)
- Monday 1/20/19 New York Philharmonic 11:00 PM Jaap van Zweden conducts Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky PROKOFIEV: Selections from Romeo and Juliet Jaap van Zweden, conductor TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 Jaap van Zweden, conductor
- Thursday 1/16/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven’s delightful Violin Concerto with soloist Vilde Frang making her Heinz Hall debut. Plus baritone Mathias Goerne joins the Orchestra to sing Mahler’s “Song of the Earth.” Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto Gustav Mahler’s The Song of the Earth; Manfred Honeck, conductor; Matthias Goerne, baritone
- Wednesday 01/15/20 Carnegie Hall Live 11:00 PM H.K. Gruber Aerial, Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, conductor Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet Carnegie Hall 11/19/2018 Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5 Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, conductor Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet Carnegie Hall 11/19/2018 Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Santa Cecilia Orchestra) Sir Antonio Pappano, ConductorMartha Argerich, piano
- Tuesday 1/14/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Riccardo Muti conducts Verdi’s Requiem Verdi: Patria oppressa! from Macbeth (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director) Puccini: Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director) Verdi: Messa da Requiem (Vittoria Yeo, soprano; Daniela Barcellona, mezzo-soprano; Piotr Beczala, tenor; Dmitry Belosselskiy, bass; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director)
- Monday 1/13/19 New York Philharmonic 11:00 PM Bernstein and Boulez conduct Britten, Schuman, and Bartók BRITTEN: Suite on English Folk Tunes, Op. 90, “A Time There Was…” Leonard Bernstein, conductor SCHUMAN: Concerto on Old English Rounds Donald McInnes, viola Camerata Singers Leonard Bernstein, conductor BARTÓK: The Wooden Prince, Sz. 60 Walter Rosenberger, xylophone Pierre Boulez, conductor
- Thursday 1/9/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM PROGRAM: Anna Clyne’s Masquerade; Jacques Offenbach’s Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld Franz Schmidt’s “Intermezzo” from Notre Dame Franz Von Suppe’s Overture to Poet and Peasant Carl Nielsen’s Overture to Maskarade Felix Mendelssohn’s “Spinning Song;” Carl Czerny’s The School of Velocity, Presto, Op. 299, No. 1; Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C minor Ennio Morricone’s Love Theme from Cinema ...
- Wednesday 01/08/20 Carnegie Hall Live 11:00 PM Performers: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Daniel Barenboim, music director and conductor Miriam Manasherov, viola Kian Soltani, cello Program: R. Strauss: Don Quixote Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
- Tuesday 1/7/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Conductor David Afkham and Pianist Emanuel Ax Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15 (Emanuel Ax, piano) Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93 Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20 (Fritz Reiner, conductor)
- Monday 1/6/19 New York Philharmonic 11:00 PM MILHAUD: Suite française, op. 248 (arr. for orch.) Darius Milhaud, conductor STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1945) Igor Stravinsky, conductor HINDEMITH: When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d: Requiem for Those We Love Paul Hindemith, conductor Louise Parker, alto George London, bass ScholaCantorum RODGERS: The Carousel Waltz
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