Berkeley Symphony Broadcasts - May 2018 | KALW

Berkeley Symphony Broadcasts - May 2018

Mondays at 9pm, May 7 through 28

Hosted by David Latulippe, hear the full 2017-18 Berkeley Symphony season on four consecutive Mondays in May, exclusively on KALW.

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso

II. Molto vivace

III. Adagio molto e cantabile

IV. Finale 

Laquita Mitchell soprano

Michelle Rice mezz0-soprano

Amitai Pati tenor

Adam Lau bass

Ken David Masur, guest conductor

Marika Kuzma chorusmaster

In this third concert of the season, Keitaro Herada is guest conductor.

Gabriel Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine

Berkeley Symphony Chorus

Gordon Getty: Joan and the Bells

Lisa Delan, soprano

Lester Lynch, baritone

Berkeley Symphony Chorus

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

(from the February 1, 2018 concert in Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus)

Tonight at 9pm, David Latulippe is your host for the second of four 2017-18 Berkeley Symphony broadcasts on KALW: Gemma New as guest conductor offers the West Coast Premieres of Rene Orth's "Chasing Light" and Anna Clyne's "Abstractions"; plus pianist Conrad Tao plays Rachmaninov's "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" and Liszt's "Totentanz." Tune in! (concert from 12/7/17 in Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus)

Dave Weiland

May 7, 2018

Tonight: We hear the opening night concert from Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on October 5, 2017, with music director Joana Carneiro conducting.

Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 1
John Adams: Fearful Symmetries
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
William Gardiner: Cello Concerto (World Premiere) Tessa Seymour, cello

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9pm  ~ “Remembrance” (5/4/17 concert)

Christian Reif, guest conductor

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No.13, "Babi Yar"

Denis Sedov, bass soloist

Marika Kuzma, chorusmaster

Men's Chorus, to include: Alumni of the Chamber Chorus of the University of California, Alumni of the Pacific Boychoir Academy, Members of the St. John of San Francisco Russian Orthodox Chorale

(photo: Heather Talbert)

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 9pm - “Relevance” (1/26/17 concert)

Christian Reif, guest conductor

Mason Bates: Cello Concerto (Bay Area Premiere)

Joshua Roman, cello

(Joshua's encore was "Julie-O" by former Turtle Island Quartet cellist Mark Sumner)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat Major, Op. 60

(The Berkeley Symphony "encore" to fill out the broadcast time was the Mozart "Requiem", from their April 30, 2015 concert in Zellerbach Hall.)


Monday, May 8, 2017 at 9pm - “Reverence” (12/8/16 concert)

Elim Chan, guest conductor 

Tune in to the full 2016-17 season of the Berkeley Symphony, Monday evenings in May at 9pm, hosted by David Latulippe.