The Phoenix Symphony Series airs every March through June. The broadcast series can be heard Monday evenings at 7 p.m. in Phoenix on 89.5 FM KBACH and in Northern Arizona on KNAU-FM – Arizona Public Radio via their classical music network (88.7 FM and 92.3 FM in Flagstaff, 89.3 FM in Kingman, 102.5 FM in Cottonwood and the Verde Valley, 93.5 FM in Payson, 90.7 FM Show Low, 106.1 FM Prescott and 105.3 FM Vernon/Concho). Radio broadcasts are presented in DTS Neural Surround™. DTV broadcasts are presented in Dolby Digital discrete surround sound. This technology enables the broadcast team to deliver the performances in immersive surround sound, bringing the experience of sitting in the best seat of the Symphony Hall directly to listeners.
2019 BROADCAST SCHEDULE (subject to change):
Maestro Tito Munoz and the Phoenix Symphony welcome organist Paul Jacobs. The Phoenix Symphony Chorus joins in on the second half of the program for Beethoven’s masterpiece.
Perry – Short Piece for Orchestra
Barber – Toccata Festiva, Op. 36
Bach – Fugue in D Major, BWV 537
Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, “Choral”
Guest conductor David Danzmayr and pianist Drew Peterson team up for Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Includes an interview with Danzmayr and Peterson.
Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 23
Chopin – Nocturne No. 2 in D-Flat Major, Op. 27
Mozart – Symphony No. 36 in C Major, K. 425
J. Strauss – Emperor Waltz, Op. 437
Violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine is the featured soloist as she performs Paganini’s Concerto No. 1. And Tito Munoz leads the Symphony in one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous works.
Kahane – Nocturama
Paganini – Concerto No. 1 in D Major
Perkinson – Louisiana Blues
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36
Concertmaster Steven Moeckel performs Britten’s Concerto No. 1 led by guest conductor Case Scaglione.
Rouse – Prospero’s Rooms
Britten – Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 15
Elgar – Enigma, Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36
Pianist Jeremy Denk joins Tito Munoz and the Phoenix Symphony for a bit of Mozart before setting sail to the New World. Includes an interview with Jeremy Denk.
Andres – Everything Happens So Much
Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 25, K. 503
Dvorak – Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”, Op. 95