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:

June 16, 2019
Josef Haydn Symphony No. 69 in C major, Laudon
Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 3 in C major, Opus 52 
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67
Igor Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements 

June 23, 2019
Michael Tilson Thomas - Agnegram 
Frederic Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Opus 21 (Yuja Wang; piano)
Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 7 in E major
Alberto Ginastera - Malombo from Estancia Suite


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 pm - 9 pm