Hosting Janáček’s Sinfonietta, performed on April 26, 2015 at Peter Norton Symphony Space.
Elliott Forrest is a Peabody Award winning broadcaster and producer. He can now be heard on WQXR and WNYC in New York. He is heard nationally as the radio host of the syndicated concerts from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. For WQXR he produced and hosted The WQXR Classical Comedy Contest at Carolines on Broadway, which was also shot for WNET Channel 13 in NY. He also hosts the national broadcasts of Spring for Music live from Carnegie Hall, where he has appeared more than 50 times.
For more than 12 years, Mr. Forrest was with the A&E Television Network as host of Breakfast with the Arts. He was nominated for an Emmy in 2002 and 2005. The show featured segments on movies, Broadway, rock, jazz, world, and classical music; in studio performances; and extensive interviews with guests. Over the years, he has been a host, moderator, guest speaker, and lecturer for scores of events, shows, and galas. In January of 2006 he hosted the opening concerts of the new Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts in Amarillo, TX.