Classical KUSC | SoCal Sunday Night



SoCal Sunday Night: Pacific Symphony 

Sundays, 7-9 p.m.

Hear the Pacific Symphony in concert from their 2015-16 Classical Series, recorded live at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Rich Capparela hosts these broadcasts, which include interviews with maestro Carl St.Clair, guest artists and symphony musicians.


Program Listing

Starting February 7,  join us for another season of KUSC's SoCal Sunday Night with the Pacific Symphony

Sunday, February 7 | 7 pm 

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Mary Wilson, soprano
Milena Kitic, mezzo soprano
John Bellemer, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass
Pacific Chorale

Copland: The Promise of Living from The Tender Land
Narong Prangcharoen: Beyond Land and Ocean (World Premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Choral

Sunday, February 14 | 7 pm 

Carl St.Clair, conductor
David Fray, piano

Bright Sheng: Black Swan (after Johannes Brahms)

Schumann: Piano Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Sunday, February 21 | 7 pm 

En Shao, conductor
Dan Zhu, violin

Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Dvorák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World

Sunday, February 28 | 7 pm

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica

Sunday, March 6 | 7 pm 

Cho-Liang Lin, conductor and violin

Mozart: Concerto No. 4 in D Major for Violin & Orchestra
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Dvorák: Romance in F Minor for Violin & Orchertra
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, Haffner

Sunday, March 13 | 7 pm

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Paul Jacobs, organ
Christoph Bull, organ
Pacific Chorale — John Alexander, artistic director

Wayne Oquin: Resilience for Organ and Orchestra (World Premiere)
Morten Lauridsen: Luz aeterna
William Bolcom: Humoresk, for Organ and Orchestra
Stephen Paulus: Pilgrim’s Hymn
Stephen Paulus: Concerto No. 4 for Organ and Orchestra

Sunday, March 20 | 7 pm 

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Eric Einhorn, stage director
Pacific Chorale - John Alexander, artistic director
Robert M. Istad, assistant conductor and chorusmaster
Southern California Children’s Chorus – Lori Loftus, founding director

Puccini: Turandot


Princess Turandot Tamara Mancini, soprano
Liù Elizabeth Caballero, soprano
Calàf Marc Heller, tenor
Timur Hao Jiang Tian, bass
Emperor Altoum Ronald Naldi, tenor
Ping Dan Kempson, baritone
Pang Jonathan Blalock, tenor
Pong David Blalock, tenor
The Mandarin Zachary Altman, baritone
The Executioner Melody Yao
Supers Jestoni Dagdag
  Issac Lai 
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