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! Selected programs (or excerpts from same) will also be available for 30 days on the SDSO's Symphony Stream page after each broadcast!


October 16, 2022
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 & 13, 2017

October 23, 2022
Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
R. STRAUSS: Don Juan, Op. 20
BRITTEN: Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

From concerts performed January 11, 12 & 13, 2019

October 30, 2022
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 & 3, 2016

November 6, 2022
Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

From concerts performed May 24, 25 & 26, 2019

November 13, 2022
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

November 20, 2022
Jahja Ling, conductor
Chelsea Chen, organ
BERLIOZ: Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23
POULENC: Concerto in G minor for Organ, Timpani and Strings
SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78: Organ Symphony

From concerts performed May 3, 4 & 5, 2019

November 27, 2022
James Gaffigan, conductor
Cartier Williams, 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

December 4, 2022
Gemma New, conductor
Michael Barenboim, violin
ALYSSA WEINBERG: Reign of Logic (West Coast Premiere)
GLAZUNOV: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

From concerts performed May 18 & 19, 2019

December 11, 2022
David Danzmayr, conductor
Benjamin Jaber, horn
SIBELIUS: Finlandia
JOHN WILLIAMS: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

From concerts performed April 27 & 28, 2019

December 18, 2022
Johannes Debus, conductor
RACHMANINOFF: Isle of the Dead, Op. 29
RESPIGHI: Trittico Botticelliano

From a concert performed November 14, 2015

December 25, 2022
Nicolas McGegan, conductor
Dominique Labelle, soprano
Daniel Taylor, counter-tenor
John McVeigh, tenor
Philip Cutlip, bass
San Diego Master Chorale
HANDEL: Messiah

From concert performed December 14, 2008

January 1, 2023
Edo de Waart, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano
Barry Banks, tenor
Nathan Berg, bass
San Diego Master Chorale
IVES: Three Places in New England
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: Choral

From concerts performed December 9, 10 & 11, 2016