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

Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor Andrew Watts - Piano He's the new 'it' guy, and for good reason. Orozco-Estrada is young, handsome and dripping with charisma. And it doesn't hurt that he knows his way around a podium. FRANK: Karnavalingo RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2 STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben WILLIAMS: Adventures on Earth from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
July 23, 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: Gustavo Dudamel - Conductor
Gustavo Dudamel - Conductor Leif Ove Andsnes - Piano Sometimes more is twice as nice! As part of his Beethoven Journey, Leif Ove Andsnes pulls out two piano concertos in this memor...
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Kelly O'Connor - Mezzo-soprano
Edo de Waart - Conductor Kelly O'Connor - Mezzo-soprano MacArthur Genius grant winner, John Harbison, was co-commissioned by various artistic groups including the SPCO to create th...
Nashville Symphony Orchestra: ROSSINI: Overture to the Barber of Seville
Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor Johannes Moser - Cello This concert includes top picks from any Classical Top 40 list and is proof that music is meant to make you feel great! ROSSIN...

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