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.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Louis Langree, conductor

Thierry Escaich: Psalmos, Concerto for Orchestra (world premier)
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, Op. 78  Organ
Nielsen: Symphony No. 5  (Paavo Jarvi, conductor)

Listen Friday January 27 at 8 p.m.
 

German Symphony Orchestra, Berlin
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano

Ginastera: Suite from Estancia
Scriabin: Piano Concerto in F-sharp minor, Op. 20
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
Stephen Paulus: Veil of Tears, from To Be Certain of the Dawn  (Nashville Symphony Orchestra)

Listen Friday January 20 at 8 p.m.

 

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Jeremy Denk, piano and conductor

Ives: Largo
Ives: In the Barn
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55 Eroica
Schubert: Concert Piece for Violin, D. 345  (Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor)

Listen Friday January 13 at 8 p.m.
 

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Matthew Halls, conductor
Margaret Batjer, violin; Andrew Shulman, cello; Allan Vogel, oboe; Kenneth Munday, bassoon

Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 1  (Sir Neville Marriner, conductor)
Mozart: Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K. 367
Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat for Violin, Cello, Oboe and Bassoon
Aaron Jay Kernis: Musica Celestis
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21

Listen Friday January 6 at 8 p.m.

Orchestra Of The Swan

Dec 29, 2016

Orchestra of the Swan
Kenneth Woods, conductor

Hans Gal: Symphony No. 2
Schumann: Symphony No. 4
Hans Gal: Triptych  (Northern Sinfonia)

Listen Friday December 30 at 8 p.m.

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christian Zacharias, piano and conductor

Bacewicz: Concerto for Strings
Haydn: Symphony No. 82, The Bear
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Ravel: Mother Goose  (Hugh Wolff, conductor)

Listen Friday December 16 at 8 p.m.

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Martin Frost, clarinet and conductor

Grieg: Holberg Suite
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21
Mozart: Symphony No. 20  (Scott Yoo, conductor)

Listen Friday December 9 at 8 p.m.

New York Philharmonic

Nov 30, 2016

New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 Pathetique
Gershwin: Cuban Overture  (Zubin Mehta, conductor)

Listen Friday December 2 at 8 p.m.
 

New York Philharmonic

Nov 23, 2016

New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Brahms: Tragic Overture
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92

Listen Friday November 25 at 8 p.m.

Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

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

Listen Friday November 18 at 8 p.m.

Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor

Stravinsky: Fireworks
Paul Schoenfield: Four Parables  (Natasha Paremski, piano)
Holst: The Planets
Walter Piston: Suite from The Incredible Flutist

Listen Friday November 11 at 8 p.m.

Minnesota Orchestra at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

Stucky: Rhapsody for Orchestra
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

Listen Friday November 4 at 8 p.m.
 

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Truls Mork, cello

Rossini: William Tell Overture
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Listen Friday October 28 at 8 p.m.

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Martin Chalifour, violin; Nathan Cole, violin; Ariana Ghez, oboe; Whitney Crockett, bassoon, Robert deMaine,  cello

Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3
Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins
Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat
Schubert: Symphony No. 3
Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1  (Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor)

Listen Friday October 21 at 8 p.m.
 

Houston Symphony

Oct 12, 2016

Houston Symphony
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Martin Helmchen, piano; Mark Hughes, trumpet

Pierre Jalbert: Music of Air and Fire
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1, with Trumpet
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55 Eroica
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88

Listen Friday October 14 at 8 p.m.

Houston Symphony
Andres Orozco-Estrada
Gabriela Montero, piano

Gabriela Lena Frank: Escaramuza
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Listen Friday October 7 at 8 p.m.
 

SymphonyCast

The festive final concert of the 2016 BBC Proms Music Festival
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Singers
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Juan Diego Florez, tenor

program details

Listen Friday September 30 at 8 p.m.

BBC Proms Festival

From the BBC Proms
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim, piano and conductor

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Romantic
Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes  (Jiri Belohlavek, conductor)

Listen Friday September 23 at 8 p.m.

BBC Proms Festival

From the BBC Proms:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano

Tchaikovsky: Hamlet Fantasy-Overture
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2  (Thomas Beecham, conductor)

Listen Friday September 16 at 8 p.m.
 

BBC Proms Festival

From the BBC Proms:
Halle Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder, conductor
Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano; Gregory Kunde, tenor

Berlioz: King Lear Overture
Matthews: Berceuse for Dresden
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde ('Song of the Earth')
Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto  (Stephane Rancourt, oboe)

Listen Friday September 9 at 8 p.m.

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