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.


February 17, 2019
Edo de Waart, conductor
James Ehnes, violin
ADAMS: Harmonielehre
BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
From concerts performed October 23, 24 and 25, 2015

February 24, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano
J. STRAUSS JR.: Overture to Die Fledermaus
W. A. MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271: Jeunehomme
PROKOFIEV: Suite from Romeo and Juliet (compiled by Jahja Ling)
From concerts performed October 9, 10 and 11, 2015

March 3, 2019
Rory Macdonald, conductor
Midori, violin
DVOŘÁK: Midday Witch, Op. 108
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
From concerts performed April 1, 2 and 3, 2016

March 10, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Arnaldo Cohen, piano
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68: Pastorale
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
From concerts performed January 29 and 31, 2016

March 17, 2019
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
Karen Gomyo, violin
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
STRAVINSKY: Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
From concerts performed December 4, 5 and 6, 2015

March 24, 2019
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano
WEBERN: Im Sommerwind
BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 3
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 38: Spring
From concerts performed May 12 and 13, 2017

March 31, 2019
David Danzmayr, conductor
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Malashock Dance
GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Five Scenes (world premiere commissioned by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra)
GINASTERA: Harp Concerto, Op. 25
STRAVINSKY: Suite from The Firebird (1945 version)
From concerts performed March 18, 19 and 20, 2016

April 7, 2019
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Gabriela Jiménez, percussion
Mónica Ábrego, soprano
GINASTERA: Four Dances from Estancia
GABRIELA ORTIZ: Concierto Voltaje for Timpani and Orchestra (U.S. Premiere)
FALLA: El sombrero de tres picos (Three-Cornered Hat)
From concerts performed November 20 and 22, 2015

April 14, 2019
David Danzmayr, conductor
JOHANN STRAUSS, JR.: An der schönen blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
VILÉM TAUSKÝ: Coventry: Meditation for String Orchestra
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
From concerts performed February 23, 2017

April 21, 2019
Jahja Ling, conductor
Joyce Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Susan Platt, mezzo-soprano
San Diego Master Chorale
MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 in C minor: Resurrection
From concerts performed December 10, 11 and 12, 2010

April 28, 2019
Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano
LISZT / Orch. John Adams: Black Gondola
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73: Emperor
From concerts performed January 15, 16 and 17, 2016