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 2/27/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 RESPIGHI: The Pines of Rome RESPIGHI: The Fountains of Rome Juraj Valcuha, conductor; Lukas Vondracek, piano Fill: “La Befana” from Ottorino Respighi’s Roman Festivals; Lorin Maazel, conductor; selection from Benjamin Britten’s Phantasy Quartet, Op. 2; Kelsey Blumenthal, violin; Deanna Badizadegan, viola; Will Chow, cello; Max Blair, oboe; Juraj Valcuha, conductor; Lukas Vondracek, piano
- Wednesday 02/26/20 Carnegie Hall Live 11:00 PM Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer, Music Director and Conductor Márta Sebestyén, Vocalist Ildikó Komlósi, Mezzo-Soprano Krisztián Cser, Bass Program: Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances Trad. Hungarian Peasant Songs —”The ballad of Borbála Angoli” —”Fade, my rose” —”Come this way, come my way” —”I went up the plum tree” —”Little girl from Komárom” —”The cricket in the green woods” —”By the Danube there is a mill” —”The girls of Izsap have all ...
- Tuesday 2/25/20 Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven and Gershwin Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 444 (Jennifer Gunn, piccolo) Benshoof: Concerto in Three Movements for Piccolo and Orchestra (Jennifer Gunn, piccolo) Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36 Stephenson: Bass Trombone Concerto (World premiere) (Charles Vernon, trombone) Gershwin: An American in Paris
- Monday 2/24/20 New York Philharmonic 11:00 PM Bernstein and Masur conduct Shostakovich SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 6, Op. 54 Leonard Bernstein, conductor SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102 Helen Huang, piano Kurt Masur, conductor SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 14, Op. 135 Teresa Kubiak, soprano Issser Bushkin, bass Leonard Bernstein, conductor
- Thursday 2/20/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM BATES: Resurrexit MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 22 SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 Manfred Honeck, conductor; Igor Levitt, piano Fill: “Galop” from Aram Khachaturian’s “Masquerade”; Manfred Honeck, conductor; Igor Levitt, piano
- Wednesday 02/19/20 Carnegie Hall Live 11:00 PM Mahler Chamber Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida, Piano and Director Matthew Truscott, Concertmaster and Leader Program: Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F Major, K. 459 Berg: Three Pieces from the Lyric Suite (arr. for string orchestra) Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466 Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 10 in C, K. 330: II. Andante cantabile (encore)
- Tuesday 2/18/20 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)
- Monday 2/17/20 New York Philharmonic 11:00 PM Jaap van Zweden conducts Britten and Shostakovich BRITTEN: Violin Concerto, Op. 15 Simone Lamsma, violin Jaap van Zweden, conductor SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No 7, “Leningrad”, Op. 60 Jaap van Zweden, conductor
- Thursday 2/13/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 11:00 PM BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 Herbert Blomstedt, conductor Fill: excerpt from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3; Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
- Wednesday 02/12/20 Carnegie Hall Live 11:00 PM Solo Recital – Sir András Schiff Mendelssohn: Fantasia in F-sharp Minor, Op. 28 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major, Op. 78 Brahms: Klavierstücke, Op. 76 Brahms: Seven Fantasies, Op. 116 Bach: English Suite No. 6 in D Minor Bach: Italian Concerto Brahms: Albumblatt
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