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

New York Philharmonic: Alan Gilbert - Conductor
Alan Gilbert - Conductor Rudolf Buchbinder - Piano If Buchbinder isn't one of your favorite people, he should be. He's played all over the world with the best orchestras on the planet, and he's also down to earth - in an Austrian kind of way. BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture Zubin Mehta, conductor
December 4, 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

Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska
Osmo Vanska - conductor Pekka Kuusisto - violin From their European tour this summer, the Minnesota Orchestra plays Beethoven at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. STUCKY: Rhapsody fo...
Los Angeles Philharmonic: Leonard Slatkin - conductor
Leonard Slatkin - conductor Truls Mork - cello From the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, Grammy award winner Truls Mork plays Elgar. ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell ELGA...
Los Angeles Philharmonic: Nicholas McGegan - Conductor
Nicholas McGegan - Conductor Martin Chalifour - Violin Nathan Cole - Violin Ariana Ghez - Oboe Whitney Crockett - Bassoon Robert deMaine - Cello A beautiful concert of music from t...

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