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.


May 5, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Jeff Thayer, violin
John Russell, tenor
San Diego Master Chorale
BRAHMS: Concerto in A minor for Violin and Violoncello, Op. 102: Double Concerto
BERLIOZ: Te Deum, Op. 22
From concerts performed December 11, 12 and 13, 2015

May 12, 2019
Johannes Debus, conductor
RACHMANINOFF: Isle of the Dead, Op. 29
RESPIGHI: Trittico Botticelliano
From a concert performed November 14, 2015

May 19, 2019
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
Rose Lombardo, flute
NIELSEN: Flute Concerto
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
From concerts performed February 26, 27 and 28, 2016

May 26, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Sarah Chang, violin
GREENSTEIN: Change (co-commission with North Carolina Symphony / West Coast premiere)
BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74: Pathétique From concerts performed November 6, 7 and 8, 2015

June 2, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
MAHLER: Symphony No. 6 in A minor: Tragic
From concerts performed April 29 and 30, 2016

June 9, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Louis Lortie, piano
RAVEL: La valse, poème chorégraphique
SAINT-SAËNS: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F Major, Op. 103: Egyptian
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39
From concerts performed November 14, 15 and 16, 2014

June 16, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Jeff Thayer, violin
MAXWELL DAVIES: An Orkney Wedding, With Sunrise
BRUCH: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 46: Scottish
From concerts performed October 10, 11 and 12, 2014

June 23, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello
Chi-Yuan Chen, viola
WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll
SCHUBERT: Symphony in B minor, D. 759: Unfinished
R. STRAUSS: Don Quixote (Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character), Op. 35
From concerts performed May 20, 21 and 22, 2016

June 30, 2019
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano
Celena Shafer, soprano
Ryan Belongie, tenor
Tyler Duncan, baritone
San Diego Master Chorale (John Russell, Music Director)
San Diego Children's Choir (Aaron Mitchell, Music Director)
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35
ORFF: Carmina burana
From concerts performed May 1, 2 and 3, 2015