Berkeley Symphony Broadcasts

Mondays at 9pm, 5/1/17 thru 5/22/17

KALW continues its broadcast partnership with the Berkeley Symphony by presenting the entire 2016-17 season during the month of May, hosted by David Latulippe.  With Music Director Joana Carneiro on a maternity leave of absence (triplets born in February!), guest conductors Edwin Outwater, Elim Chan, and Christian Reif stepped up to the Zellerbach Hall podium.

 

 

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 9pm - “Romance” (10/13/16 concert)

Composer Paul Dresher

Edwin Outwater, guest conductor

Paul Dresher: Crazy Eights & Fractured Symmetries 

(Berkeley Symphony commission, World Premiere) 

Erich Korngold: Violin Concerto

Philippe Quint, violin

Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka

 

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

Guest Conductor Elim Chan

Elim Chan, guest conductor 

James MacMillan: Symphony No. 4 

(U.S. Premiere, Co-Commission with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major

Shai Wosner, piano 

 

 

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

Composer Mason Bates

Christian Reif, guest conductor

 

Mason Bates: Cello Concerto (Bay Area Premiere)

Joshua Roman, cello

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

 

 

 

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Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9pm

“Remembrance” (5/4/17 concert)

Christian Reif, guest conductor

 

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No.13, "Babi Yar

Bass Denis Sedov

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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

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

 

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.