SymphonyCast

Fridays 8 - 10 p.m.
  • Hosted by Alison Young

SymphonyCast features 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.

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SymphonyCast: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, violin

Lyadov: The Enchanted Lake
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 From the New World
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Listen Friday May 18 at 8 p.m.

Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Andre Watts, piano

Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2
Winger: Conversations with Nijinsky
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
Hanson: Merry Mount Suite

Listen Friday May 11 at 8 p.m.

Mahler From Houston

May 2, 2018

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

Dvorak: Te Deum
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7

Listen Friday May 4 at 8 p.m.

Nashville Symphony

Apr 25, 2018

Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Simone Porter, violin

Dvorak: Othello Overture
Barber: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73
Villa Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4

Listen Friday April 27 at 8 p.m.

Berlin Philharmonic
Marek Janowski, conductor

Pfitzner: 3 Orchestral Preludes from Palestrina
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Romantic
Handel: Concerto Grosso in A, Op. 6, No. 11  (Herbert von Karajan, conductor)

Listen Friday April 20 at 8 p.m.

Houston Symphony

Apr 11, 2018

Houston Symphony
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Jonathan Biss, piano

Messiaen: Forgotten Offerings
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, Op. 100
Ravel: La Valse  (Sergiu Comissiona, conductor)

Listen Friday April 13 at 8 p.m.

Oregon Symphony

Apr 5, 2018

Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
Gould: Stringmusic
Balakirev: Islamey
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest  (James DePriest, conductor)

Listen Friday April 6 at 8 p.m.
 

Minnesota Orchestra

Mar 28, 2018

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Kathy Kienzle, harp; Minnesota Chorale

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F, BWV 1046
Ginastera: Harp Concerto
Stephen Paulus: Mass for a Sacred Place
Sibelius: Swanwhite Suite  (Lahti Symphony Orchestra)

Listen Friday March 30 at 8 p.m.

Leah Nash

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

Listen Friday March 23 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Maraca2, percussion; Joseph Pereira, timpani

Stravinsky: Fireworks
Pereira: Threshold (world premiere)
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
Stravinsky: The Firebird

Listen Friday March 16 at 8 p.m.

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pekka Kuusisto, violin and conductor

Haydn: Symphony No. 101 Clock
Fritz Kreisler: Violin Concerto in C
Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 Classical
Schubert: Death and the Maiden Quartet

Listen Friday March 9 at 8 p.m.

Houston Symphony

Mar 1, 2018

Houston Symphony
Matthew Halls, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello

Schubert: Symphony No. 5
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551 Jupiter
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2

Listen Friday March 2 at 8 p.m.

Buffalo Philharmonic
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Mark Kosower, cello

Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugen Onegin
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Tyberg: Symphony No. 3

Listen Friday February 23 at 8 p.m.

Berlin Philharmonic

Feb 18, 2018

Berlin Philharmonic
Susanna Malkki, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

Busoni: Dance-Waltz, Op. 53
Bartok: Violin Concerto No. 2
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 43
Tchaikovsky: Marche Slav  (Herbert von Karajan, conductor)

Listen Friday February 16 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Jonathan Heyward, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin

Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila Overture
Bernstein: Serenade, after Plato's Symposium
Leon: Ser (Being)
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story  (Lenard Bernstein, conductor)
Sibelius: Swan of Tuonela  (Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor)

Listen Friday February 9 at 8 p.m.

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Jeremy Denk, piano and conductor
Maiya Papach, viola; Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Hyobi Sim, viola

Schumann: Marchenbilder
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K. 488
Kurtag: Homage a Robert Schumann
Schubert: Symphony No. 2
Bartok: Divertimento for Strings  (Edo de Waart, conductor)

Listen Friday February 2 at 8 p.m.

Houston Symphony
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 Pastoral
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92
Brahms: Haydn Variations  (Christoph Eschenbach, conductor)

Listen Friday January 26 at 8 p.m.

Cincinnati Symphony
Louis Langree, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Ravel: Mother Goose
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2
Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes  (Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor)
Dukas: La Peri  (Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor)

Listen Friday January 19 at 8 p.m.

Oregon Symphony

Jan 10, 2018

Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream
Thomas Ades: Violin Concerto Concentric Paths
Elgar: Symphony No. 1
Respighi: Fountains of Rome

Listen Friday January 12 at 8 p.m.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor
Thierry Escaich, organ and composer

Escaich: Concerto for Orchestra (world premiere)
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 with Organ
Nielsen: Symphony No. 5  (Paavo Jarvi, conductor)

Listen Friday January 5 at 8 p.m.

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