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.

8/17

From the BBC Proms
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Thomas Sondergard, conductor
James O'Donnel, organ

Francis Poulenc:  Organ Concerto
Igor Stravinsky:  Symphony of Psalms
Joseph Haydn:  Te Deum No. 2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"

8/24

From the BBC Proms
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano/director

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 5
Igor Stravinsky:  Apollon musagete
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 4

8/31

From the BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Katia Labeque and Marielle Labeque, pianos

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Concerto for Two Pianos, K. 365
Dimitri Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad"

9/7

From the BBC Proms
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Sir Mark Elder, conductor

Tansy Davies: Re-greening
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9

9/14

From the BBC Proms
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano

Arnold Schoenberg: Theme and Variations, Op. 43b
Henry Cowell: Piano Concerto
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1

9/21

From the BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
BBC Concert Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
Keith Lockhart, conductor

Camille Saint-Saens:  Danse macabre
Guy Barker:  The Lanterne of Light
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

9/28

Last Night of the BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
BBC Singers
Marin Alsop, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
Danielle de Niese, soprano;  Jonas Kaufmann, tenor

Eleanor Alberga:  Arise, Anthena!
Dmitri Shostakovich:  Piano Concerto No. 2
Richard Strauss:  Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Giacomo Puccini:  Selections from Tosca, Manon Lescaut and Turandot
James P. Johnson:  Victory Stride
Aaron Copland:  Old American Songs
Edvard Grieg:  Morning from Peer Gynt
Franz Lehar:  The Land of Smiles
Richard Rodgers:  Medley from The Sound of Music
Henry Wood:  Fantasia on British Sea
Thomas Arne:  Rule, Britannia!
Edward Elgar:  Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry:  Jerusalem
Traditional:  Auld Lang Syne

10/5

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Daniel Harding, conductor
Renaud Capucon, violin

Erik Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto
Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 5

10/12

Vienna Philharmonic
Franz Welser-Most, conductor

Carl Nielsen:  Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"
Jean Sibelius:  Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22

10/19

NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Manze, conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin

Jorg Duda: Festive Overture
Peter Tchaikovsky:  Violin Concerto, Op. 35
Hector Berlioz:  Symphony fantastique, Op. 14

10/26

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Chorus
Ton Koopman, conductor
Johannette Zomer, soprano;  Bogna Bartsz, contralto;  Jorg Durmuller, tenor;  Klaus Mertins, bass

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 20, K. 133
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Mass No. 16, K. 317
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Requiem, K. 626