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.

5/16

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor

Antonin Dvorak:  Serenade for String Orchestra
Arnold Schoenberg:  Chamber Symphony No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 6

5/23

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

5/30

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
Maiya Papach, viola

Joseph Haydn:  Symphony No. 40
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 17
John Woolrich: Ulysses Awakes
Joseph Haydn:  Symphony No. 87

6/6

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mirga Grazynte-Tyla, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin

Mieczyslaw Weinberg:  Suite from The Golden Key
Henri Vieuxtemps:  Violin Concerto No. 4
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 4

6/13

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano

Robert Schumann:  Piano Concerto
Johannes Brahms:  Symphony No. 1

6/20

Houston Symphony
John Storgards, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Joseph Haydn:  Cello Concerto No. 1
Jean Sibelius:  The Bard
Camille Saint-Saens:  Cello Concerto No. 1
Jean Sibelius:  Symphony No. 1

6/27

Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello;  Jun Iwasaki, violin

Gioachino Rossini:  Overture to the Barber of Seville
Richard Strauss:  Don Quixote
Johannes Brahms:  Symphony No. 3

7/4

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Kelly O'Connor, mezzo-soprano

Franz Schreker:  Chamber Symphony in One Movement
John Harbison:  Crossroads for Soprano, Oboe and Strings
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 4

7/11

Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello;  Jun Iwasaki, violin

Gioachino Rossini:  Overture to the Barber of Seville
Richard Strauss:  Don Quixote
Johannes Brahms:  Symphony No. 3

7/18

Houston Symphony
Andrew Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Andrew Watts, piano

Sergei Rachmaninov:  Piano Concerto No. 2
Richard Strauss:  Ein Heldenleben

7/25

First night of the 2016 BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello;  Olga Borodina, mezzo-soprano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Edward Elgar:  Cello Concerto
Sergei Prokofiev:  Alexander Nevsky cantata