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!


July 11, 2021
Johannes Debus, conductor
Louis Lortie, piano
RAMEAU: Selections from Les Indes galantes
RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G Major
FAURÉ: Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80
DEBUSSY: Ibéria, No. 2 from Images

From concerts performed November 11 & 12, 2017

July 18, 2021
Sameer Patel, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
LISZT: Les Préludes
ADAM SCHOENBERG: Orchard in Fog for Violin and Orchestra (World Premiere)
[Written and commissioned in honor of Anne Akiko Meyers]
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82

From concerts performed February 10 & 11, 2018

July 25, 2021
Edo de Waart, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
WAGNER: Prelude to Die Meistersinger
LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major
R. STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

From concerts performed October 6 & 7, 2017

August 1, 2021
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

August 8, 2021
Edo de Waart, conductor
Jeff Thayer, violin
BACH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Titan

From concerts performed March 9 & 11, 2018

August 15, 2021
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

August 22, 2021
Fabien Gabel, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violin
BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Variations from Fancy Free
BERNSTEIN: Serenade (After Plato's "Symposium")
R. STRAUSS: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
OFFENBACH: Selections from Gaîté parisienne

From concerts performed May 4 & 6, 2018

August 29, 2021
Jahja Ling, conductor
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Martin Helmchen, piano
BARBER: Adagio for Strings
BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 1: Jeremiah
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73, Emperor

From concerts performed May 11, 12 & 13, 2018

September 5, 2021
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

September 12, 2021
Rafael Payare, conductor
Steven Schick, percussion
BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival, Op. 9
ROBERTO SIERRA: Con madera, metal y cuero (Percussion Concerto)
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100

From concerts performed January 13 & 14, 2018

September 19, 2021
Edo de Waart, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin
BEETHOVEN: Grosse Fuge in B-flat Major, Op. 133
JOHN ADAMS: Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

From concerts performed January 17 & 18, 2020

September 26, 2021
Case Scaglione, conductor
Andrei Ioniţă, cello
WAGNER: Overture to Tannhäuser
ELGAR: Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
KODÁLY: Concerto for Orchestra
ENESCO: Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11

From concerts performed April 6 & 7, 2018