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 2019-20 and earlier.

NEW: Programs are now during the broadcast through KPBS Radio Live Stream! Programs will also be temporarily available on the SDSO's Symphony Stream page after each broadcast!


March 22, 2020
Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
R. STRAUSS: Don Juan Op. 20
BRITTEN: Cello Symphony
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

From concerts performed January 11, 12 & 13, 2019

March 29, 2020
Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
SCHUMANN: Overture to Manfred^
TCHAIKOVSKY: Rococo Variations Op. 33*
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74: Pathétique^

*From concerts performed January 10, 2019
^From concerts performed November 1 & 2, 2019.

April 5, 2020
Edo de Waart, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

From concerts performed January 10, 11 & 12, 2020

April 12, 2020
Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Chi-Yuan Chen, viola
J. S. BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D Major, BWV 1069
BLOCH: Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra (Weilerstein)
J. S. BACH: Ricercar No. 2 from A Musical Offering, BWV 1079
R. STRAUSS: Don Quixote, Op. 35 (Weilerstein & Chen)

From concerts performed November 15 & 17, 2019