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

German Symphony Orchestra: Kirill Gerstein - piano
Kirill Gerstein's playing is spontaneous and big, which is exactly what's required for Scriabin's one and only piano concerto. [Photo: npr.org, Marco Borggreve] GINASTERA: Concert Suite from "Estancia", Op.8a SCRIABIN: Piano Concerto in F-sharp minor, Op.20 MAHLER: Symphony No. 1, "Titan" PAULUS: Veil of Tears, from To Be Certain of the Dawn Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Nashville Symphony...
January 20, 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...

This Week on SymphonyCast

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Jeremy Denk - Conductor and piano
Jeremy Denk - Conductor and piano They're the only full-time chamber orchestra in the USA and this concert with pianist, Jeremy Denk is a show stopper! IVES: Largo IVES: In the Bar...
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christian Zacharias - Piano A final concert that is the culmination of a beautiful multi-year relationship between Zacharias and the SPCO. BACEWICA: Concerto for Strings HAYDN: Sym...
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 pla...

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