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.

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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin Prelude to Act III
Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in e, Op. 85
Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88

1/19

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, conductor

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, Op. 95 "From the New World"
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Op. 47
Joseph Haydn: Serenade

1/26

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Natasha Paremski, piano

Hannah Lash: Sound Investment
Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21
Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 102

2/2

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello

Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenata Notturna, K. 239

2/9

Houston Symphony
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Brinton Averil Smith, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4

2/16

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello

Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen
Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"

2/23

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9

3/2

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Op. 97
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Op 90

3/9

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Martin Frost, conductor and clarinet

Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

3/16

Orchestra of the Swan
Kenneth Woods, conductor

Hans Gal: Symphony No. 2, Op. 53
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4

3/23

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Gautier Capucon, cello

Max Reger: Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin
Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto in C
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 6

3/30

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Richard Goode, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 9