Mondays & Saturdays @ 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.

The programs below are listed according to their initial broadcast dates on Mondays. The same programs will be repeated on the following Saturday.


Oregon Symphony
Portland State University and Pacific Youth Choirs
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano

Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 3


Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Edgar Meyer, double bass

Claude Debussy:  Iberia
Edgar Meyer:  New Piece for Orchestra
Giovanni Bottesini:  Double Bass Concerto
Maurice Ravel:  Bolero


Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Elina Vahala, violin

Kalevi Aho:  Minea
Jaakko Kuusisto:  Violin Concerto
Jean Sibelius:  Symphony No. 2


Los Angeles Philharmonic
Andrew Manze, conductor
Richard Goode, piano

Grazyna Bacewicz: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat Major, K. 456
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6 in E minor


Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor
Truls Mork, cello

Emily Cooley: Abound
Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathetique"


Houston Symphony
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Jonathan Biss, piano

Olivier Messiaen: The Forgotten Offerings
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100


Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"