SymphonyCast on WUOT

Wednesdays from 8-10 p.m.
  • Hosted by Allison Young

SymphonyCast, from American Public Media, is a two-hour weekly program featuring a full-length concert by a major symphony. Material is drawn from Europe's premier symphony orchestras, along with U.S. orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra.
Alison Young hosts.

(Programs subject to change)

AUGUST 2015

5   FROM THE BBC PROMS
City of Birmingham Symphony & Chorus
Andris Nelsons, conductor
BEETHOVEN: The creatures of Prometheus
JOHN WOOLRICH: Falling Down
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9

12  FROM THE BBC PROMS
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgards, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion
HAYDN: Symphony No. 85 ‘La reine’
HK GRUBER: into the open…(world premiere)
STRAVINSKY: Petrushka

19    FROM THE BBC PROMS
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Thomas Sondergard, conductor
James O’Donnel, organ
POULENC: Organ Concerto
STRAVINSKY: Symphony of Psalms
HAYDN: Te Deum no. 2
MOZART: Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”

26  FROM THE BBC PROMS
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano/director
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 15
STRAVINSKY: Apollon musagete
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4

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JULY 2015

1    Los Angeles Philharmonic,  Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1
BACH (arr. Webern): Ricercar
BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 3
BACH (arr. Stokowski): Toccata and Fugue, d

8     Historic performance from CUBA
Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vanska,  conductor; Frank Fernandez, piano; Cuban  National Choir, Coro Vocal Leo
All-BEETHOVEN program:
Overture to Egmont
Choral Fantasy
Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”

15   Historic performance from CUBA:
Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vanska, conductor
Cuban National Anthem
American National Anthem
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet Suite

22  Houston Symphony; Andrew Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Andrew Watts, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben

29  FROM THE BBC PROMS:
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, BBC Singers; BBC National Chorus of Wales, Sakari Oramo, conductor
Lars Vogt, piano Chrisopher Maltman, bass/baritone
NIELSEN: Maskarade Overture
GARY CARPENTER: Dadaville (world premiere)
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20
SIBELIUS: Belshazzar’s Feast –suite
WALTON: Belshazzar’s Feast

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JUNE 2015

3     Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Thomas 
Sondergard, conductor;  James Ehnes, violin
STENHAMMAR: Excelsior!, Op. 13
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op 63
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5, Op. 64

10           Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra;  Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano; Maiya Papach, viola
HAYDN: Symphony No. 40
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 17
WOOLRICH: Ulysses Awakes
HAYDN: Symphony No. 87

 17      Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Jeremy Denk, conductor and piano
IVES: Largo
IVES: In the Barn
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3

24     Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta,  conductor; Michael Ludwig, violin
WEBERN: In Sommerwind
KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish

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MAY 2015

6              Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Baiba Skride, violin
SZYMANOWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 1
MAHLER: Symphony No. 7

13           Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor & piano; Augustin Hadelich, violin
NORMAN: The Great Swiftness
RAVEL: Piano concerto in G
MATHESON: True South
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61

20           Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; Jeffrey Kahane, conductor; Ralph Kirschbaum, cello
RAVEL: Le tombeau de Couperin
TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33
THOMAS ADES: Three Studies from Couperin
RESPIGHI: Gli uccelli (The Birds)

27           RTVE Symphony Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar, conductor, Stephen Hough, piano
DVORAK: Piano Concerto, Op. 33
WALTON: Symphony No. 1

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April 2015

April 1
Los Angeles Philharmonic;  HerbertBlomstedt, conductor;  Richard Goode, piano
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 27
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9

April 8 
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Marek  Janowski, conductor Ylianna Avdeeva, piano Carolin Widmann, violin Wolfgang E.  Schmidt, cello
BEETHOVEN: Triple Concerto for Piano,  Violin and Cello, Op 56
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, Op. 68  “Pastoral”

April 15
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Louis Langree, conductor Emanuel Ax, piano
RAVEL: Une Barque sur l’ocean
CHOPIN: Concerto No. 2, for piano and orchestra, Op. 21
MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides overture, Op. 26
DEBUSSY: La mer

 

April 22
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Louis Langree, conductor
BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
MAGNARD: Hymne a la justice, Op. 14
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1, Titan

 

April 29
Russian National Orchestra Kirill Karabits, conductor Simon Trpceski, piano [Tatiana Porshneva, violin]
PROKOFIEV: Sinfonietta, Op. 5, 48 
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3, Op 26 
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 3, Op. 29