San Francisco Symphony

About

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Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life.

 

KMFA Broadcast Schedule:

April 22, 2018
Sheng - "The Dream of the Red Chamber" Overture
Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 1; Yuja Wang, piano
Stravinsky - The Song of the Nightingale
Stravinsky - The Firebird Suite
Tchaikovsky - Serenade in C Major, op. 48 (Encore)

April 29, 2018
Tilson Thomas - Urban Legend
Bartók - Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, Opus 40

May 6, 2018
Debussy - En blanc et noir
J. Adams - My Father Knew Charles Ives 
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade 
Barber - Knoxville Summer of 1915 [ENCORE] 

May 13, 2018
Mahler - Symphony No. 7 in E minor
Schumann - Symphony No. 3

May 20, 2018
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BW 1075
Brant - Ice Field; Cameron Carpenter, organ
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in E minor, Opus 64
Strauss - Don Juan (Encore)

May 27, 2018
Samuel Carl Adams - Radial Play 
Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for Violin and Viola; Alexander Barantschik, violin; Jonathon Vinocour, viola
Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra 
Debussy - Nocturnes (Encore) 

Host - Rik Malone

Rik Malone is the evening host at KDFC in San Francisco, and Supervisor of Music Programming for KDFC, KUSC in Los Angeles and their affiliated stations. He is a lifelong musician who studied at Oberlin College and has performed at venues as diverse as The Kennedy Center, The Royal Albert Hall and the legendary rock club CBGB in New York City. Rik has been the radio voice of the San Francisco Symphony broadcasts since 1998. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter, a pair of cocker spaniels, and a cat who is possibly from a higher plane of existence.

Time

Sunday, 7 pm - 9 pm