SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra and The Cleveland Orchestra.

This week on SymphonyCast

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane - Conductor Natasha Paremski - Piano [Photo:] It's Kahane's final year as conductor of LACO, and this performance highlights the wonderful working relationship they've shared since 1997. HANNAH LASH: Sound Investment CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21 HAYDN: Symphony No. 102 DVORAK: Serenade, Op. 22 Gerard Schwarz, conductor Dvorak Serenade Op 22 Delos 3011
February 17, 2017 on Classical Music

Friday, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Classical WSMR 83.1 and 103.9

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Brian Newhouse

Peabody Award-winner Brian Newhouse was the producer and host for the Minnesota Orchestra broadcasts from 1986-91. In 1992 he moved to Germany and served as a journalist with Radio Deutsche Welle in Cologne, covering topics from the Balkan War to European summer music festivals. He returned to the States and Minnesota Public Radio, and is the host for SymphonyCast.

He holds degrees in voice and English literature, has been a soloist with the Dale Warland Singers and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and an Artist-in-Residence at the Oregon Bach Festival. He won a Peabody Award, broadcasting's equivalent to the Pulitzer, in 2000 for writing the seven-part music documentary The... Read More...

This Week on SymphonyCast

Houston Symphony: Daniil Trifonov - Piano
Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor Daniil Trifonov - Piano [Photo:; Roger Mastroianni /courtesy of the artist] Daniil Trifonov has been called "the pianist for...
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Louis Langree - Conductor
Emanuel Ax - Piano Louis Langree - Conductor Legendary pianist Emanuel Ax and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra celebrate 40 years of collaboration with a stellar performance of Be...
German Symphony Orchestra: Kirill Gerstein - piano
Kirill Gerstein's playing is spontaneous and big, which is exactly what's required for Scriabin's one and only piano concerto. [Photo:, Marco Borggreve] GINASTERA: Concert...

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