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

From the BBC Proms: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen Paavo Jarvi - Conductor Vilde Frang - Violin Lawrence Power - Viola We're at the BBC Proms for a mixture of light and dark: sunny selections by Mozart and Brahms bookend a stormy new composition Erkki-Sven Tuur. ERKKI-SVEN TUUR: Flamma MOZART: Sinfonia concertante in E flat major BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D major BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes...
August 25, 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

From the BBC Proms: Stephen Hough - Piano
BBC Philharmonic Mark Wigglesworth - Conductor Stephen Hough - Piano [Photo: Andrew Crowley/Courtesy of the artist] We're at the BBC Proms with one of the great pianists of today:...
Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor Martin Helmchen - Piano Mark Hughes - Trumpet From the great state of Texas, a concert featuring works that fundamentally changed how we think abo...
Oregon Symphony: Carlos Kalmar - Conductor
Carlos Kalmar - Conductor Natasha Paremski - Piano From the left coast, a beautiful concert that includes a real crowd-pleaser - The Planets. STRAVINSKY: Fireworks SCHOENFELD: Four...

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