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  • AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA’S SYMPHONYCAST TO FEATURE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC PERFORMANCES FROM THE LA PHIL’S 2014/15 SEASON
  • Dec. 15, 2014
  • Los Angeles, CA (December 15, 2014) – Four concerts from the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2014/15 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall will be broadcast nationally to over 90 public radio stations via American Public Media’s SymphonyCast program. The concerts feature Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Herbert Blomstedt, as well as soloists Leif Ove Andsnes, Jeremy Denk, Gautier Capuçon, and Richard Goode.  In addition, a performance of Gustavo Dudamel leading the LA Phil in Mahler’s 9th Symphony recorded in 2012 will be broadcast in its entirety.

    SymphonyCast, hosted by Alison Young, is a weekly two-hour radio program featuring full-length concerts by the best symphony orchestras from around the world. Material is drawn from Europe's premier ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra.

    Listeners can obtain information on partner stations and specific broadcast days and times, as well as access to concerts on demand at symphonycast.org. Each show is promoted on American Public Media partnering stations the week of the broadcast.

    The programs to be broadcast are as follows:

    Broadcasting the week of December 22, 2014
    Recorded on October 11 and 12, 2014, at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
    Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
    Amanda Woodbury, soprano
    So Young Park, soprano
    Lacey Jo Benter, mezzo-soprano
    Brenton Ryan, tenor
    Frederick Ballentine, tenor
    Nicholas Brownlee, bass
    Los Angeles Master Chorale
          Grant Gershon, music director

    BEETHOVEN  Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”
    John ADAMS  Harmonium
    BEETHOVEN  Choral Fantasy

    Broadcasting the week of December 29, 2014
    Recorded on November 1 and 2, 2014, at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
    Jeremy Denk, piano

    MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 20, K. 466
    BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

    Broadcasting the week of February 23, 2015
    Recorded on February 3, 4 and 5, 2012, at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

    MAHLER: Symphony No. 9

    Broadcasting the week of March 23, 2015
    Recorded on November 29 and 30, 2014, at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
    Gautier Capuçon, cello

    REGER  Four Tone Poems after Arnold Böcklin
    HAYDN  Cello Concerto in C
    SCHUBERT  Symphony No. 6

    Broadcasting the week of March 30, 2015
    To be recorded on January 31 and February 1, 2015, at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
    Richard Goode, piano

    MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 27, K. 595
    BRUCKNER  Symphony No. 9

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres – orchestral, chamber and Baroque music, organ and celebrity recitals, new music, jazz, world music and pop – at two of L.A.’s iconic venues, Walt Disney Concert Hall (www.laphil.com) and the Hollywood Bowl (www.hollywoodbowl.com). The LA Phil’s season at Walt Disney Concert Hall extends from September through May, and throughout the summer at the Hollywood Bowl. With the preeminent Los Angeles Philharmonic at the foundation of its offerings, the LA Phil aims to enrich and transform lives through music, with a robust mix of artistic, education and community programs.

    American Public Media™ is one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio programming in the world, with a portfolio reaching 18 million listeners on more than 900 radio stations nationwide each week. Programs include A Prairie Home Companion®, BBC World Service, Marketplace®, Performance Today®, SymphonyCast®, The Splendid Table®, On Being™, The Dinner Party Download®, Wits™, American RadioWorks® and many others. American Public Media’s 225,000 participants in the Public Insight Network promote deep connections between journalists across the country and the communities they serve. American Public Media is the parent organization for Minnesota Public Radio, Southern California Public Radio and Classical South Florida. A complete list of stations, programs and additional services can be found at americanpublicmedia.org.  (Source: Data are copyright Nielsen Audio. Data are estimates only.)

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  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, sjefferies@laphil.org, 213.972.3422
    Laura B. Cohen, lcmediapr@gmail.com, 310.867.3897
    Photos: 213.972.3034