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

From the 2016 BBC Proms: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain Edward Gardner - Conductor We're at the BBC Proms with a group of amazing kids - the NYOGB. SCHIPHORST: Gravitational Waves STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra HOLST: The Planets DELIUS: Brigg Fair Halle Orchestra; Mark Elder, conductor
September 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

From the 2016 BBC Proms: Juanjo Mena - Conductor
BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena - Conductor Steven Osborne - Piano We're at the BBC Proms to hear pianist Steven Osborne play Benjamin Britten's underrated piano concerto. GINASTERA:...
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 Benedi...
From the 2016 BBC Proms: Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra London Philharmonic Choir Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor We're at the BBC Proms for one of the best known pieces of music ever written! LINDBERG: New W...

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