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

Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra: Violinist Julia Fischer
Charles Dutoit - Conductor Julia Fisher - Violin  [Photo:Julia Fischer Courtesy of the artist] Violinist Julia Fischer teams up with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra for Bartok's complex Violin Concerto No. 2 BARTOK: Violin Concerto No. 2 TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 POULENC: The Model Animals French National Orchestra
November 17, 2017 on Classical Music

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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: Piano - Yuja Wang
Gustavo Dudamel - Conductor Yuja Wang - Piano [Photo: ru Yildiz/NPR] Piano superstar Yuja Wang dazzles in a performance of Bartok's fiendishly difficult Piano Concerto No. 2. STRAV...
Last Night of the BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra BBC Symphony Chorus BBC Singers Sakari Oramo - Conductor Nina Stemme - Soprano Lucy Crowe - Soprano Christine Rice - Mezzo-soprano Ben Johnson - TenorJohn Re...
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 M...

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