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.

(On the first Wednesday of the month, SymphonyCast airs at 9.) Please note that programs are subject to change)

MAY 2016

4   Houston Symphony,  Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
 BARBER: Overture to The School for Scandal
 SCHUMANN: Violin Concerto
 BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2

   11   San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
 DVORAK: Legend No. 6, Op. 59
 PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 19
 BERLIOZ: Symphony fantastique, Op. 14

   18   Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Edo de Waart, conductor
 DVORAK: Serenade for String Orchestra
 SCHOENBERG: Chamber Symphony No. 1
 BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6

   25   Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra , Jeffrey Kahane, conductor; Natasha Paremski, piano
 HANNAH LASH: Sound Investment
CHOPIN:  Piano Concerto No. 2
HAYDN: Symphony No. 102


APRIL 2016

6   NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo; Paavo Jarvi, conductor; Midori, violin
TUUR: Aditus
SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 77
BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra

13   Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Christian Thielemann, conductor; Maurizio Pollini, piano
SCHUMANN: Overture to Genoveva, Op. 81
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 11
REIMANN: Seven Fragments for Orchestra in memory of Robert Schumann
STRAUSS: Four Symphonic Interludes, from Intermezzo, Op. 72

20  Montreal Symphony Orchestra; Kent Nagano, conductor; Shunske Sato, violinLAFORTUNE: Un canard de Brome qui avait voulu jouer au cygnet
TCHAIKOVSKY: Swan Lake, Op. 20a ballet suite
BACH: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
RESPIGHI: The Pines of Rome

27   Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Kirill Gerstein, piano
SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture
RAVEL: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10    


MARCH 2016

2     Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
SIBELIUS: Finlandia
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 1, Op. 10
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3

9       Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Lang Lang, piano
TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
NIELSEN: Symphony No. 4 “The Inextinguishable”

16   Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Emanuele Arciuli, piano
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8
CAMPOGRANDE: Urban Gardens
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7

23         From the Beethoven Easter Festival, Warsaw
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice
Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Sayaka Shoji, violin; Danjulo Ishizaka, cello; Camilla Tilling, soprano
BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
BRAHMS: Double Concerto, Op. 102
MAHLER: Symphony No. 4

30           Houston Symphony Orchestra
Christian Eschenbach, conductor
MAHLER: Symphony No. 8


FEB. 2016

3   Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Louis Langrée, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin
GLAZUNOV: Violin Concerto in A Minor
TCHAIKOVSKY: Méditation from Souvenir d'un lieu cher
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905”

10    Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo
Guerrero, conductor; Stephen Hough, piano
DANIELPOUR: Toward the Splendid City
SAINT-SAENS: Concerto No. 5
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

17       Los Angeles Philharmonic; Semyon Bychkov, conductor; Renaud Capucon, violin
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto
STRAUSS: An Alpine Symphony

24       Los Angeles Philharmonic; Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Sergey Khachatryan, violin
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto
ADAMS: Become Ocean