SymphonyCast on WUOT

Wednesdays from 8-10 p.m.
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)

December 3
Berlin Philharmonic;  Simon Rattle, conductor
SCHUMANN: Symphony no. 2, Op. 61
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2, Op. 73

December 10
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Benjamin Beilman, violin
BEETHOVEN: Twelve Contredanses for Orchestra, WoO 14
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major “Turkish”
KODALY: Dances of Galanta

December 17
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Richard Tognetti, conductor
Choir of London
BACH: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

December 24
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Los Angeles Master Chorale
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”
JOHN ADAMS: Harmonium
BEETHOVEN: Choral Fantasy
December 31
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”


November 2014 programs:

Nov. 5
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Steven Schick, conductor
Miro Quartet
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1
KEVIN PUTS: How Wild the Sea for String Quartet & Chamber Orchestra
ROSSINI: Overture to The Barber of Seville

Nov. 12
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor and piano
Jeremy Denk, piano
BACH: Concerto No. 2 for Two Keyboards, BWV 1061
LIGETI: Piano Concerto
MOZART: Concerto No. 10 in E-flat major for Two Pianos, K. 365

Nov. 19 
Houston Symphony
Andrew Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Andrew Watts, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben

Nov. 26
Berlin Philharmonic
Simon Rattle, conductor
SCHUMANN: Symphony no. 1, Op. 38
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68


October 2014
    Last Night of the 2014 BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra; BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Singers
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Janine Jansen, violin; Elizabeth Watts,  soprano; John Daszak, tenor; Roderick   WIlliams
HIGGINS: Velocity
ARNOLD: Overture “Peterloo”
WALTON: Façade
TAVENER: Song for Athene
KHACHATURIAN: Gayane, Sabre Dance
RAVEL: Tzigane
Traditional: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
ANSELL: Plymouth Hoe
ARNE: Rule, Britannia!
ELGAR: Pomp & Circumstance March No.1
PARRY: Jerusalem

8    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, Chief Conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4

15     National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America
David Robertson, conductor

Gil Shaham, violin
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
BRITTEN Violin Concerto, Op. 15
SAMUEL ADAMS Radial Play (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition  (orch. Ravel)    

22    New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6

29     San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and   Conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture, No.3