Mondays & Saturdays @ 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.

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


Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70


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

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


Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Jeremy Denk, conductor and pianist

Robert Schumann: Marchenbilder, Op. 224
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major
Gyorgy Kurtag: Homage a Robert Schumann
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major


Houston Symphony
Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major "Pastoral"
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major


Buffalo Philharmonic
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Fabio Bidini, piano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Suite from The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-flat Major
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor


Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major
Morton Gould: Stringmusic
Mily Balakirev: Islamey, Op. 18


Nashville Symphony
Edo de Waart, conductor

Michael Ippolito: Nocturne for Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major "Haffner"
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3 in A minor