Wrap up your weekday with KDFC Tonight as Rik Malone explores a different theme each evening from 8 – 11. From What’s New Wednesdays to birthday celebrations, see what Rik has planned this week.
MONDAY: Brought to you by the Letter “S” – the KDFC musical alphabet continues with Spring, Scotland, a sonata a couple of Strausses, the Shostakovich family and more.
TUESDAY: Pianist Jan Lisiecki joins guest conductor James Conlon for a festive Mozart Concerto in an encore broadcast of the San Francisco Symphony from June 2016. You’ll also hear Britten’s meditation on the horrors of war, and a sunny symphony by Dvorak that hides some darker shadows.
WEDNESDAY: Emotional Rescue: from “Pathetique” to “L’amoroso,” KDFC Tonight is your musical mood ring. And there’s even a Happy Ending!
THURSDAY: European Travelogue: taking the musical pulse of Rome, Paris and London.
FRIDAY: 21st Century Piano: recent concertos by three North American composers, with the stories behind them.