KPBS 89.5FM Broadcasts


Sunday nights @ 8pm!

The San Diego Symphony is pleased to participate in a new season of Sunday evening broadcasts of Jacobs Masterworks concerts on KPBS 89.5 FM, public broadcasting for San Diego.

These programs were recorded “live in concert” at Copley Symphony Hall during Season 2017-18 and earlier.


September 2, 2018
Johannes Debus, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano
CHARLES GRIFFES: The White Peacock
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
W.A. MOZART: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551: Jupiter
From concerts performed November 11, 12 & 13, 2016

September 9, 2018
Case Scaglione, conductor
Andrei Ioniţă, cello
WAGNER: Overture to Tannhäuser
ELGAR: Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
KODÁLY: Concerto for Orchestra
ENESCO: Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11
From concerts performed April 6 & 7, 2018

September 16, 2018
Jahja Ling, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
WILLIAM SCHUMAN: American Festival Overture
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
From concerts performed October 14, 15 & 16, 2016

September 23, 2018
Jeffrey Kahane, piano and conductor
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat Major, K. 595
BARBER: Music for a Scene from Shelley, Op. 7
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97: Rhenish
From concerts performed April 13 & 14, 2018

September 30, 2018
Lahav Shani, conductor
Wesley Precourt, violin
Chia-Ling Chien, cello
Sarah Skuster, oboe
Valentin Martchev, bassoon
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25: Classical
HAYDN: Sinfonia concertante in B-flat Major, Op. 84, Hob.I:105
BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra
From concerts performed February 10 & 11, 2017

October 7, 2018
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3
W.A. MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83
From concerts performed April 25 & 26, 2014

October 14, 2018
Fabien Gabel, conductor
Jeff Thayer, violin
DEBUSSY: Printemps
STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 70
RAVEL: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé
From concerts performed April 1 & 2, 2017

October 21, 2018
Jahja Ling, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano
BERNSTEIN: "Times Square: 1944" from On the Town
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47
From concerts performed April 20, 21 & 22, 2018

October 28, 2018
Rafael Payare, conductor
Steven Schick, percussion
BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival, Op. 9
ROBERTO SIERRA: Con madera, metal y cuero (Percussion Concerto)
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100
From concerts performed January 13 & 14, 2018

November 4, 2018
Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Andrea Overturf, english horn
Micah Wilkinson, trumpet
Timothy McAllister, alto saxophone
STRAVINSKY: Symphony in Three Movements
ADAMS: City Noir
COPLAND: Quiet City
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
From concerts performed January 20 & 22, 2017

November 11, 2018
Jahja Ling, conductor
Yao Zhao, cello
HAYDN: Cello Concerto in C Major, Hob:VIIb:1
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version, Cahis 16)
From concerts performed March 25 & 26, 2017

November 18, 2018
Steven Schick, conductor
Aiyun Huang, percussion
Gregory Cohen, percussion
Andrew Watkins, percussion
Erin Douglas Dowrey, percussion
Ryan J. DiLisi, percussion
RAVEL: Suite (5 pièces enfantines) from Ma Mère l'Oye (Mother Goose)
TAKEMITSU: From me flows what you call Time
MAZZOLI: Rouge River Transfiguration
BARTÓK: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19
From concerts performed January 26 & 28, 2018

November 25, 2018
Jahja Ling, conductor
Kevin Cole, piano
HARBISON: Remembering Gatsby (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue
RAVEL: Bolero
From a concert performed October 12, 2013

December 2, 2018
Markus Stenz, conductor
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Colin Balzer, tenor
Adam Lau, bass
San Diego Master Chorale
HAYDN: Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major: Paukenwirbel (Drum Roll)
MOZART: Requiem, K. 626
From concerts performed November 17, 18 & 19, 2017

December 9, 2018

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Nicola Benedetti, violin
BIZET: Suite No. 1 from Carmen
WYNTON MARSALIS: Violin Concerto in D Major
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, Op. 35
From concerts performed October 27 & 29, 2017

December 16, 2018
Markus Stenz, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72
SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
From concerts performed March 3, 4 & 5, 2017

December 23, 2018

December 30, 2018

January 6, 2019
Edo de Waart, conductor
Christina Naughton, piano
Michelle Naughton, piano
BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide
POULENC: Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73
From concerts performed May 25, 26 & 27, 2018

January 13, 2019

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Itzhak Perlman, violin
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
KORNGOLD: The Sea Hawk Suite
Arr. JOHN WILLIAMS: Hollywood Scores: "Perlman Plays Hollywood"
From a concert performed January 21, 2017

January 20, 2019
Johannes Debus, conductor
Rose Lombardo, flute
Julie Smith Phillips, harp
HUMPERDINCK: Prelude to Hänsel und Gretel
MOZART: Concerto in C Major for Flute and Harp, K. 299 (297c)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13: Winter Daydreams
From concerts performed December 9 & 10, 2017

January 27, 2019
James Gaffigan, conductor
Cartier Williams, tap dancer
HENRY COWELL: Hymn, from Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 2
BARBER: Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
BERNSTEIN: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
MORTON GOULD: Tap Dance Concerto
From concerts performed January 27 & 29, 2017