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.

APRIL 2014:

April 2 (airs at 9 p.m. on this Wednesday)
New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, Conductor; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6

April 9
Houston Symphony Orchestra
John Williams, conductor; Yo-Yo Ma, cello
All-JOHN WILLIAMS program including Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind; Cello Concerto; Pickin’ ; Sound the Bells!; Theme from ‘Schindler’s List”; more

April 16
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; Mikko Franck, conductor; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chorus; Kaia Urb, soprano; Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18
SHOSTAKOVICH: Festival Overture

April 23
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Robin Ticciati, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano

LIGETI: Melodien
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 “Spring”
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1

April 30
Minnesota Orchestra
Kristjan Järvi, conductor; Alisa Weilerstein, cello

STRAVINSKY: Symphony in Three Movements
SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1
RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances



MARCH 2014:

March 5
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra/Edo de Waart, conductor /Kelly O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
SCHREKER: Chamber Symphony in One Movement
HARBISON: Crossroads for Soprano, Oboe and Strings
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4

March 12
New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Eric Huebner, Steve Beck, piano
STRAVINSKY: The Fairy’s Kiss
DUREY: Excerpts from Neige (Snow) for Piano four-hands, Op. 7

March 19
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, conductor
LUTOSLAWSKI: Concerto for Orchestra
BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra

March 26
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
DVORAK: Serenade for String Orchestra
SCHOENBERG: Chamber Symphony No. 1
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6