Mondays & Saturdays @ 8PM

Every week, SymphonyCast presents a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with American orchestras like the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra. The host of SymphonyCast is Julie Amacher of Minnesota Public Radio.

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


Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet

Samuel Barber: Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Artie Shaw: Clarinet Concerto
Howard Hanson: Symphony No. 2 in D-flat Major, Op. 30 "Romantic"


Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pekka Kuusisto, conductor and violinist

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in D Major "The Clock"
Fritz Kreisler: Violin Concerto in C Major
Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances
Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25


Houston Symphony
Fabien Fabel, conductor
Karen Gomyo, violin

Bernard Hermann: Overture to Vertigo
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Tempest
Erich Korngold (arranged by Patrick Russ): The Seahawk Suite


Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto
Maurice Ravel: Tzigane
Edgard Varese: Ameriques


Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Natasha Paremski, piano

Walter Piston: Symphony No. 7
Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathetique"


Los Angeles Philharmonic
Xian Zhang, conductor
Sergio Tiempo, piano

Chen Yi: Ge Zu (Antiphony)
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6


Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

Richard Wagner: Overture and Venusburg Music from Tannhauser
Tobias Picker: Opera Without Words
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37