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.

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
Maiya Papach, viola

Haydn: Symphony No. 40
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K. 453
Woolrich: Ulysses Awakes
Haydn: Symphony No. 87
Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E, BWV 1042  (Midori, violin; Pinchas Zukerman, conductor)

Listen Friday June 23 at 8 p.m.

Buffalo Philharmonic

Jun 14, 2017

Buffalo Philharmonic
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Michael Ludwig, violin

Webern: Im Sommerwind (In the summer wind)
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 Rhenish
Tyberg: Symphony No. 3

Listen Friday June 16 at 8 p.m.

 

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
(without conductor)

Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes
John Adams: Shaker Loops
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60
Corigliano: Troubadours  (Sharon Isbin, guitar; Hugh Wolff, conductor)

Listen Friday June 9 at 8 p.m.
 

Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Edgar Meyer, double bass

Debussy: Iberia
Meyer: New Piece for Orchestra
Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto
Ravel: Bolero
Carter: Symphony No. 1  (Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor)

Listen Friday June 2 at 8 p.m.

Houston Symphony

May 25, 2017

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

Gershwin: An American in Paris
John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7: finale

Listen Friday May 26 at 8 p.m.

Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

Gabrieli: Fanfare for Brass
Bernstein: Serenade (after Plato's Symposium)
Bernstein: Somewhere, from West Side Story
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10
Hanson: Pan and the Priest  (Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor)

Listen Friday May 19 at 8 p.m.

 

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Renaud Capucon, violin

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
R. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony
John Williams: Star Wars Suite  (Zubin Mehta, conductor)

Listen Friday May 12 at 8 p.m.

Minnesota Orchestra

May 3, 2017

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 May 5 at 8 p.m.

Berlin Philharmonic
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Christian Elsner, tenor; Christian Gerhaher, baritone

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor Unfinished
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Rachmaninoff: The Rock  (Lorin Maazel, conductor)

Listen Friday April 28 at 8 p.m.
 

Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

Currier: Microsymph
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9  From the New World
Kernis: Sarabanda in Memoriam  (Grant Park Orchestra; Carlos Kalmar, conductor)

Listen Friday April 21 at 8 p.m.
 

Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra
Joe Miller, conductor
Westminster Choir; Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus; Lori Sims, piano; Jennifer Check, soprano; Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano; Rolando Sanz, tenor; Matthew Anchel, bass

Beethoven: Mass in C, Op. 86
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, Op. 80
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 Pastoral  (Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra; David Zinman, conductor)

Listen Friday April 14 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks

Listen Friday April 7 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Sergey Khachatryan, violin

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
John Adams: Become Ocean
Holst: Jupiter, from The Planets

Listen Friday March 31 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; Los Angeles Master Chorale

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73 Emperor
John Adams: Harmonium
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, Op. 80

Listen Friday March 24 at 8 p.m.

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

Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Listen Friday March 17 at 8 p.m.

San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Alexander Barantschik, violin; Jonathan Vinocour, viola

Samuel Carl Adams: Radial Play
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-flat, K. 364
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
Nielsen: Aladdin Suite  (Herbert Blomstedt, conductor)

Listen Friday March 10 at 8 p.m.

Nashville Symphony

Mar 2, 2017

Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Simone Porter, violin

Dvorak: Othello Overture
Barber: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4  (Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor)

Listen Friday March 3 at 8 p.m.

Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

Brahms: Tragic Overture
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70
Sierra: Fandangos

Listen Friday February 24 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Natasha Paremski, piano

Hannah Lash: Sound Investment
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Haydn: Symphony No. 102 in B-flat
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings in E, Op. 22  (Gerard Schwarz, conductor)

Listen Friday February 17 at 8 p.m.

'Emperor' Emanuel Ax

Feb 1, 2017

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73  Emperor
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
Hovhaness: Symphony No. 2  Mysterious Mountain  (Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor)

Listen Friday February 3 at 8 p.m.

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