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

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Pekka Kuusisto - Director
Pekka Kuusisto - Director and Violin [Photo: Kaapo Kamu] This charming concert is all about time - and features Pekka Kuusisto as both soloist and concertmaster. HAYDN: Symphony No. 101 KREISLER: Concerto in C RESPIGHI: Ancient Airs and Dances PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 1SCHUBERT: Death and the Maiden
March 9, 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

Buffalo Philharmonic: JoAnn Falletta - Conductor
It's Tchaikovsky, Tchaikovsky, and more Tchaikovsky! A little dance, a high-wire act for solo cello and an explosive grand finale in this concert from New York. TCHAIKOVSKY: Polona...
Berlin Philharmonic: Susanna Malkki - Conductor
Susanna Malkki - Conductor Gil Shaham - Violin The glass ceiling may not be shattered, but there is a big crack in it! One of the most exciting conductors of today, Susanna Malkki,...
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Jeremy Denk - Director and Piano
Jeremy Denk - Director and Piano Maiya Papach - Viola Alexander Fiterstein - Clarinet Hyobi Sim - Viola Dazzling pianist, conductor, and MacArthur "genius" grant Fellow Jeremy Denk...


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