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Week of April 21, 2014


Los Angeles Philharmonic
Robin Ticciati — Conductor
Emanuel Ax — Piano


SymphonyCast 04/21/2014 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 04/21/2014 (Hour 2)


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Program:

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 "Spring"

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1

COPLAND: Appalachian Spring -Zubin Mehta


Description:
Arguments could be made that he was brought in as a stunt double for Gustavo Dudamel. Fortunately, this 21 year old conductor has a wealth of talent all his own.



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Alison Young
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In addition to serving as host of SymphonyCast, Alison Young hosts weekday mornings on Classical Minnesota Public Radio. She also hosts Classical MPR's live Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra broadcasts and American Public Media's annual St. Olaf Christmas Festival.

Before her career in radio, she enjoyed a successful career as a concert flutist. While an illness cut her performing career short, she made a vibrant artistic transition, making the natural move to broadcasting, becoming a host and producer. Young earned her bachelor's degree in music from the University of Southern California and a master's degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music.



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