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.


Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Maureen Nelson, violin

Antonin Dvorak: Romance in F minor, Op. 11
William Walton: Sonata for Strings
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Op. 90 "Italian"


Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10
Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3


Oregon Symphony
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Glenn Gould: Stringmusic
Mily Balakirev: Islamey, Op. 18


Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Andre Watts, piano

Claude Debussy: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
Edward MacDowell:  Piano Concerto No. 2
Kip Winger:  Conversations with Nijinsky
Igor Stravinsky:  Suite from The Firebird


Houston Symphony
Matthew Halls, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major
Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"


Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christian Zacharias, piano

Grazyna Bacewica: Concerto for String Orchestra
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82 in C Major "The Bear"
Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2