San Francisco Symphony


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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 18, 2021
Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor 
Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor 
Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10 

April 25, 2021
John Adams: I Still Dance 
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor, Opus 40 
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Opus 97, Rhenish 
Brahms: Serenade No 2 in A Major

May 2, 2021
Stravinsky: Canticum sacrum 
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms [1948 revision]
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, H.VIIb

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.


Sunday 7:00 p.m.