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

Oregon Symphony: Violinist Augustin Hadelich
Carlos Kalmar - Conductor Augustin Hadelich - Violin [Photo: O'Connor] Overcoming a horrendous accident from childhood, the Grammy award winning soloist in this concert has the world at his feet. MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night's Dream overture ADES: Violin Concerto "Concentric Paths" ELGAR: Symphony No. 1 RESPIGHI: Fountains of Rome
January 12, 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
JoAnn Falletta - Conductor Fabio Bidini - Piano We're off to Buffalo for a wintry, all-Tchaikovsky concert. TCHAIKOVSKY: Sleeping Beauty Suite TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 3 TCH...
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 comp...
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...


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