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

Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra: Sir Roger Norrington - Conductor
Sir Roger Norrington - Conductor Robert Levin - Piano We're at the BBC Proms with a purist (Norrington) and an improviser (Levin). The sky's the limit! BERLIOZ: Beatrice and Benedict BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 SCHUMANN: Intermezzo BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS: Hungarian Dance No. 5 ELGAR: Enigma Variations from Nimrod
August 21, 2016 on Classical Music
Schedule:

Sunday 6:00 PM to 8:00 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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