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Berkeley Symphony Broadcasts


Monday, May 2 at 9pm:  The Berkeley Symphony’s season opening concert from 10/14/15.  Music Director Joana Carneiro with Ravel’s “Bolero,” “Laterna Magica” by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, and Hector Berlioz’s song cycle “Les nuits d'été” sung by Simone Osborne.

Monday, May 9 at 9pm:  The U.S. premiere of “Fachwerk” by Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina, featuring bayan (classical accordion) player Geir Draugsvoll, brass works by Italian Renaissance composer Giovanni Gabrieli, and Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” (from 12/3/15).

Monday, May 16 at 9pm:  Pianist Conrad Tao performs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor,” plus Witold Lutosławski’s “Concerto for Orchestra (from 2/4/16).

Monday, May 23 at 9pm:  The West Coast premiere of Frankenstein Symphony, a new work by San Francisco native composer Mark Grey, and Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto in D Major” featuring Simone Porter (from 5/5/16).


KALW is pleased to be the broadcast partner of the Berkeley Symphony. David Latulippe is your host.

Full Berkeley Symphony program link HERE .