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 Jacobs Music Center during Season 2019-20 and earlier.


July 2, 2023
Andrew Gourlay, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano
COPLAND: Billy the Kid Suite
COPLAND: Piano Concerto
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris

From concerts performed January 6 & 8, 2017

July 9, 2023
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 and 22, 2018

July 16, 2023
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor/piano
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

July 23, 2023
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

July 30, 2023
Edo de Waart, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, duo 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

August 6, 2023
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

August 13, 2023
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

August 20, 2023
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

August 27, 2023
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

September 3, 2023
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

September 10, 2023
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 17, 2023
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 24, 2023
Rafael Payare, conductor
Dorothea Röschmann, soprano
MOZART: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385: Haffner
MAHLER: Rückert Lieder
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55: Eroica

From concerts performed November 8 & 10, 2019

October 1, 2023
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

October 8, 2023
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