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

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Antonio Pappano - Conductor
Antonio Pappano - Conductor Lisa Battiashvili - Violin Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili joins the Royal Concertgebouw for a mesmerizing performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. LYADOV: The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62 TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35 DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll
May 18, 2018 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

Berlin Philharmonic: Marek Janowski - Conductor
Marek Janowski - Conductor {Photo: Courtesy of the artist] It's music perhaps more suited for a cathedral than a concert hall - Anton Bruckner's soaring and expansive Symphony No....
Houston Symphony: Ludovic Morlot - Conductor
Ludovic Morlot - Conductor Jonathan Biss - Piano   Superstar pianist Jonathan Biss teams up with the Houston Symphony for a thrilling performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No....
Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska - Conductor
Osmo Vanska - Conductor Kathy Kienzle - Harp Peter McGuire - Violin Michael Gast - Horn Brian Jensen - Horn Minnesota Chorale The Minnesota Orchestra and the Minnesota Chorale pre...


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