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.

5/22

Houston Symphony
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Denis Kozhukhin, piano

George Gershwin:  An American in Paris
John Adams:  Doctor Atomic Symphony
Sergei Rachmaninov:  Piano Concerto No. 3

5/29

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Edgar Meyer, contrabass

Claude Debussy:  Iberia
Edgar Meyer:  New work to be announced
Giovanni Bottesini:  Concerto for Double Bass
Maurice Ravel:  Bolero

6/5

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Igor Stravinsky:  Danses Concertantes for Chamber Orchestra
John Adams:  Shaker Loops
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 4

6/12

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Maurice Ravel:  Une Barque sur l'ocean
Frederic Chopin:  Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21
Felix Mendelssohn:  The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
Claude Debussy:  La mer

6/19

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

6/26

Houston Symphony
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Robin Kesselman, double bass

Silvestre Revueltas:  Sensemaya
Serge Koussevitzky:  Double Bass Concerto
Astor Piazzolla:  Tangazo
Leonard Bernstein:  Symphonic Dances from West Side Story