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

Houston Symphony: Christoph Eschenbach - conductor
Christoph Eschenbach - conductor You wouldn't think it'd be a thing, but it is. Ravel wrote a major work for orchestra and piano where the pianist only needs to worry about playing with one hand. SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture RAVEL: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10 BRAHMS: Tragic Overture
May 1, 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...

This Week on SymphonyCast

Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano - Conductor Shunske Sato - Violin From Montreal's Spree Festival where a crazy number of short concerts are put on each day, here's a two-fer featuring some of the best...
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra: Christian Thielemann - Conductor
Christian Thielemann - Conductor [Photo:] Maurizio Pollini - Piano Maurizio Pollini performs Beethoven sonatas during a...
NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo: Paavo Jarvi - Conductor
Paavo Jarvi - Conductor [Photo:] Midori - Violin From their first season together, Paavo Jarvi leads Tokyo's NHK Symph...

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