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This Week’s Evening Concerts: April 8 - 11, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert it’s an all-Beethoven program from Pittsburgh,

Mahler’s 6th Symphony from New York; then back-to-back episodes of “Fiesta!” on Wednesday including “Four Uruguayan Composers”; and Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony, the (H)eroic, from the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by Gustavo Dudamel.

Monday April 8: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor; *Eroica Trio
BEETHOVEN: Overture “The Consecration of the House”
*BEETHOVEN: “Triple Concerto”  [encore: PIAZZOLLA: Oblivion]
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, “Eroica”

Tuesday April 9:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (Program #13-27)
N.B.: Program differs from Patterns due to change by NYP
Alan Gilbert, conductor
MAHLER: Symphony No. 6 in A minor, “Tragic”
[NYP fill: MAHLER: Songs of a Wayfarer; Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; NY Philharmonic; William Steinberg]

Wednesday April 10:
Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari (FST #12-21): Four Great Uruguayan Composers
“Many of my pieces were premiered at the Teatro Solis. I played there many times, as well as all of our 4 Uruguayan composers….Eduardo Fabini, Hector Tosar, Leon Biriotti and Lamarque Pons. The Teatro Solis is Italian, built in the 1850s. The inside looks like La Scala” – Elbio Barilari, host
Eduardo FABINI: Campo (Orquesta Filarmonica de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay, Federico Garcia Vigil, conductor)
Hector TOSAR: Toccata for Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmonica de Montevideo)
Leon BIRIOTTI: Sinfonietta (Orquesta Sinfonica de Venezuela, Manuel de Elias, conductor)
Lamarque PONS: Ritimica de Tango: Tangos 1, 2 & 3 (Elida Gencarelli, piano)
FERNANDEZ: Batuque (Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor)
and Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari (FST #12-22): Venezuelan Composer Ricardo Lorenz
Guest Host Ricardo Lorenz introduces us to his music in a lively conversation with fellow composer Elbio. In just one hour Lorenz, Associate Professor of Composition at Michigan State University, East Lansing, leads us through thirty years of his life in music – from his Caribbean roots in Venezuela to his current home in Michigan his music is as colorful as his life!
Ricardo LORENZ: Bachango (Marta Aznavourian, piano)
LORENZ: En tren, va chango (Moravian Philharmonic, Czech Republic; Rafael Jimenez, conductor)
LORENZ: Rochela (Raw Cello) Para 9 Cellos (Herman Marcano, cello)
LORENZ: Compass Points (Puntos En La Brujula) (Verder Trio)
LORENZ: El Muro (Michigan State University Wind Symphony, Kevin Sedato, conductor)

Thursday April 11: Los Angeles Philharmonic (Program #13-02)
Gustavo Dudamel, cond.; *Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, Eroica