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

Oregon Symphony: Carlos Kalmar - Conductor
Carlos Kalmar - Conductor Yefim Bronfman - Piano Bronfman's playing has been described as incandescent - find out why when he teams up with the Oregon Symphony for a Beethoven Piano Concerto. CURRIER: Microsymph BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4, G major DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World" KERNIS: Sarabanda in Memoriam Grant Park Orchestra; Carlos Kalmar, conductor American Orchestral...
April 21, 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

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Ludovic Morlot - Conductor Sergey Khachatryan - Violin BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto ADAMS: Become Ocean [Photo:; Donald Lee/Courtesy of the artist] HOLST: Jupiter...
Los Angeles Philharmonic: Gustavo Dudamel
Gustavo Dudamel Leif Ove Andsnes - Piano Los Angeles Master Chorale Grant Gershon - Music Director Amanda Woodbury - Soprano So Young Park - Soprano Lacey Jo Benter - Mezzo-Soprano...
Oregon Symphony: Carlos Kalmar - Conductor
Carlos Kalmar - Conductor Susan Platts - Mezzo-soprano Portland State University & Pacific Youth Choirs We're heading to Portland, Oregon, for a masterful performance of Mahler...

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