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.


Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Simone Porter, violin

Anton Dvorak:  Othello Overture
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major


Houston Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Mojca Erdmann, soprano;  Nicholas Brownlee, bass-baritone

Anton Dvorak:  Te Deum, Op. 103
Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 4


Nashville Symphony
Andre Watts, piano

Claude Debussy:  Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Edward MacDowell:  Piano Concerto No. 2
Kip Winger:  Conversations with Nijinsky
Igor Stravinsky:  Suite from The Firebird


Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, violin

Anatoly Lyadov:  The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
Anton Dvorak:  Symphony No. 9, Op. 95 "From the New World"


Cincinnati Symphony
Louis Langree, conductor
Kit Armstrong, piano

John Adams:  Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 1
Jonathan Bailey Holland:  Stories of Home
Alexander Scriabin:  The Poem of Ecstasy


Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Maureen Nelson, violin

Anton Dvorak: Romance, Op. 11
William Walton: Sonata
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4