SymphonyCast

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: Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor
Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor Gil Shaham - Violin Gil Shaham's played with probably every great orchestra in the world - this week he's teaming up with the Nashville Symphony for a powerhouse performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. BRAHMS: Tragic Overture TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D major DVORAK: Symphony No. 7 SIERRA: Fandangos Naxos 559738
February 24, 2017 on Classical Music
Schedule:

Friday, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Classical WSMR 83.1 and 103.9

Contact Info:

rgant@wusf.org

Host:
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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