SymphonyCast
Mondays @ 8PM

SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra and The Cleveland Orchestra. The host of SymphonyCast is Alison Young of Minnesota Public Radio. Before becoming involved in radio, she enjoyed a successful career as a concert flutist. Young earned her bachelor's degree in music from the University of Southern California and a master's degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music.

4/6

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marek Janowski, conductor
Yulianna Avdeeva, piano;  Carolin Widmann, violin;  Wolfgang E. Schmidt, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello, Op. 56
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Op. 68 "Pastoral"

4/13

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Maurice Ravel:  Une Barque sur l'ocean
Frederic Chopin:  Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21
Felix Mendelssohn:  The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
Claude Debussy: La Mer

4/20

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
Alberic Magnard: Hymne a la justice, Op. 14
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 "Titan"

4/27

Russian National Orchestra
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Simon Trpceski, piano;  Tatiana Porshneva, violin

Sergei Prokofiev: Sinfonietta, Op. 5/48
Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3, Op 26
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3, Op. 29

5/4

Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin

Karol Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 7

5/4

Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin

Karol Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 7

5/11

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor and piano
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Andrew Norman: The Great Swiftness
Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
James Matheson: True South
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61

5/18

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Ralph Kirschbaum, cello

Maurice Ravel:  Le tombeau de Couperin
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33
Thomas Ades: Three Studies from Couperin
Ottorino Respighi: The Birds

5/25

RTVE Symphony Orchestra,
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano

Antonin Dvorak: Piano Concerto, Op. 33
William Walton: Symphony No. 1