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

Nashville Symphony Orchestra: Stephen Hough - Piano
Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor Stephen Hough - Piano Saint-Saens wrote music to showcase his ability - or, put a different way to show off. Mr. Hough - NOT a show off, brings this piano concerto to life with his own formidable technique. DANIELPOUR: Toward the Splendid City SAINT-SAENS: Concerto No. 5 SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 SIERRA: Carnaval Naxos 8.559738
February 14, 2016 on Classical Music

Sunday 6:00 PM to 8:00 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...

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