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Rik Malone ties it all together with a different theme each evening from 8 – 11, wrapping up your weekday with KDFC Tonight.

KDFC TONIGHT w/o 7/10/17

MONDAY: Brought to you by the letter “K” as in….Klassikal? (or not)

TUESDAY: Bay Area favorite Garrick Ohlsson joins guest conductor Susann Malkki and the Symphony for the work that jump-started Beethoven’s career as a pianist and composer, his Piano Concerto #1. Plus, the ballet that started the most famous riot in music history, Stravinsky’s “The Rite or Spring.”

WEDNESDAY: Licorice Sticks: great music for clarinet by Mozart, Brahms, Weber and Copland.

THURSDAY: Cinema Classics: Classical music that was more than just soundtrack to great movies like “Amadeus,” “Somewhere in Time,” “The King’s Speech,” “Platoon,” and more.

FRIDAY: Grab a baguette and a glass of Bordeaux and celebrate Bastille Day with a French Fry-day!

KDFC TONIGHT w/o 7/17/17

MONDAY: Victory Symphonies: starting in darkness and ending in a blaze of glory.

TUESDAY: His time has come: Michael Tilson Thomas leads an all-Mahler program on this week’s San Francisco Symphony broadcast, featuring the unfinished Symphony #10 and the piece that had almost everyone in Vienna scratching their heads, his astonishing Symphony #1.

WEDNESDAY: What’s New Wednesday spotlights our Album of the Week with violist Maxim Rysanov playing Schubert, a concerto from one of Beethoven’s students, Mahler from Minnesota, music for an 18th-century bar band and more!

THURSDAY: Thursday is Moon Day as we celebrate the 48th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic landing.

FRIDAY: Prime Time! We’ll see how many we can fit in to your Friday Count-up!