Classical KUSC | Pacific Symphony in Concert



Saturday, 8PM

Hear classical music with a hint of jazz this Saturday on KUSC and We’re broadcasting the Pacific Symphony live from the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Saturday starting at 8PM. Pianist Simone Dinnerstein joins the symphony for music that marries classical and jazz, from Ives and Ravel, to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Pacific Symphony and Simone Dinnerstein live on KUSC this Saturday at 8PM with your host Rich Capparela.


Broadcast Schedule

From July 3-31, enjoy part two of the Pacific Symphony series:


Sunday, July 3 | 7 pm

Manuel Lopez-Gomez, conductor
Pablo Villegas, guitar

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
Rodrigo: Fantasia for a Nobleman
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

Sunday, July 10 | 7 pm

Carl St. Clair, conductor
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
William Sharp, baritone
Hye-Young Kim, piano
Eric Brenton, banjo

Stephen Collins Foster: Camptown Races
Stephen Collins Foster: Old Black Joe
Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2
George Gershwin: Embraceable You
Maurice Ravel: Concerto in G Major for Piano and Orchestra
George Gershwin: Yankee Doodle Rhythm
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Sunday, July 17 | 7 pm

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Midori, violin
Women of the Pacific Chorale - John Alexander, artistic director
Robert Istad, assistant conductor and chorusmaster

Debussy: Claire de lune
Korngold: Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 35
Holst: The Planets

Sunday, July 24 | 7 pm

Carl St. Clair, conductor
Philippe Quint, violin and leader

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op. 8
Richard Strauss: Alpine Symphony, Op. 64

Sunday, July 31 | 7 pm

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Andre Watts, piano

Beethoven Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

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