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Classical KUSC 95.1Pacific Symphony’s official classical radio station, KUSC 91.5 FM continues to broadcast our classical concerts to over half a million listeners in Southern and Central California. Popular radio personality Rich Capparela hosts the broadcasts, which include fascinating interviews with Music Director Carl St.Clair, guest artists and Symphony musicians.

The performances of our 2016-17 Classical Series will be broadcast on Sundays at 7 p.m. KUSC 91.5 FM on the following dates:

Feb. 5, 2017:    KERN PLAYS RACHMANINOFF

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

DVORÁK: Carnival Overture
RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
CONRAD TAO: I got a wiggle that I just can't shake (World Premiere)
RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome
 

Feb. 12, 2017:  TCHAIKOVSKY’S FOURTH

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Arnaud Sussmann, violin

PRANGCHAROEN: Concerto for Four Principal Winds (World Premiere)
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4
 

Feb. 19, 2017:  GRIEG’S PIANO CONCERTO

Rune Bergmann, conductor
Joaquín Achúcarro, piano

GRIEG: Selections from Peer Gynt
GRIEG: Piano Concerto
RAUTAVAARA: Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds and Orchestra)
STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1919)
 

Feb. 26, 2017:  STRAUSS’ VIENNA

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano
 
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1
R. STRAUSS: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
STRAUSS, Jr.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
 

March 5, 2017:  TCHAIKOVSKY’S PIANO CONCERTO

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Haochen Zhang, piano
TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5
 

March 12, 2017:  SCOTTISH FANTASY

David Danzmayr, conductor
Ning Feng, violin

MACCUNN: Land of the Mountains and the Flood
BRUCH: Scottish Fantasy
MENDELSSOHN: “Scottish” Symphony
 

March 19, 2017:  AIDA

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Pacific Chorale – John Alexander, artistic director

VERDI: Aida
 

June 25, 2017:  BEETHOVEN’S THIRD PIANO CONCERTO

Darrell Ang, conductor
Zhang Zuo, piano

HUANG RUO: Folk Song Suite
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3
ELGAR: Enigma Variations
 

July 2, 2017:   ELLIS ISLAND

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Tracy Silverman, electric violin

TICHELI: Blue Shades
ADAMS: The Dharma at Big Sur
BOYER: Ellis Island: The Dream of America
 

July 9, 2017:   THE MAGIC OF CHOPIN

Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor
Louis Lortie, piano

MOZART: Symphony No. 31, “Paris”
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2
DEBUSSY: Ibéria
RAVEL: La Valse
 

July 16, 2017:  MOZART & DON QUIXOTE

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Orli Shaham, piano
Timothy Landauer, cello

RAVEL: Alborada del Gracioso
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 17
STRAUSS: Don Quixote
 

July 23, 2017:  RESURRECTION!

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Mary Wilson, soprano
Margaret Lattimore, alto
Pacific Chorale – John Alexander, artistic director

MAHLER: Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection”

 

KUSC’s Classical Public Radio can be heard in 7 counties, from as far north as San Luis Obispo and as far south as the Mexican border.

KUSC-FM 91.5 - Los Angeles
KPSC-FM 88.5 - Palm Springs
KQSC-FM 88.7 - Santa Barbara

 
 

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