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 10, 2022
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 & 8, 2015

July 17, 2022
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, 2016

July 24, 2022
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

July 31, 2022
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

August 7, 2022
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 14, 2022
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

August 21, 2022
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

August 28, 2022
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

September 4, 2022
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

September 11, 2022
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

September 18, 2022
Markus Stenz, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72
SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

From concerts performed March 3, 4 & 5, 2017

September 25, 2022
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