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

Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska
Osmo Vanska - conductor Pekka Kuusisto - violin From their European tour this summer, the Minnesota Orchestra plays Beethoven at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. STUCKY: Rhapsody for Orchestra PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7
November 6, 2016 on Classical Music

Sunday 6:00 PM to 8:00 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

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Leonard Slatkin - conductor
Leonard Slatkin - conductor Truls Mork - cello From the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, Grammy award winner Truls Mork plays Elgar. ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell ELGA...
Los Angeles Philharmonic: Nicholas McGegan - Conductor
Nicholas McGegan - Conductor Martin Chalifour - Violin Nathan Cole - Violin Ariana Ghez - Oboe Whitney Crockett - Bassoon Robert deMaine - Cello A beautiful concert of music from t...
Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor Gabriela Montero - Piano Gabriela Montero is a musician's musician who has a tremendous capacity that few others in the biz have - making stuff up...

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