Esa-Pekka Salonen | Photo by Nicolas Brodard

We have a new time slot to show off Northern California’s classical music scene! NorCal Sunday Night is the place to find NorCal’s best and most interesting classical concert broadcasts, starting with a series from the San Francisco Symphony. Tune in each Sunday at 7pm for incredible performances from all across the Bay Area recorded live in concert. If you miss the live broadcast, you’ll be able to hear these performance again on our On Demand page. And if you want to see what the Symphony has scheduled, you can find out more about there season here.

Please note: the San Francisco Symphony broadcasts have moved from Tuesdays to their new home on NorCal Sunday Night. You’ll still hear the full season of new San Francisco Symphony concerts, in addition to performances from other groups across the Bay.

Here’s what’s coming up!

September 24, 2023
Salonen and Bronfman

(Salonen cond. – Performance Date: 10/28/2021)
Anders Hillborg: Kongsgaard Variations
R. Strauss: Symphony in E-flat major for Wind Instruments
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 (feat. Yefim Bronfman)

October 1, 2023
Gimeno and Perianes

(Gimeno cond. – Performance Date: 11/4/2021)
Unsuk Chin: subito con forza
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K.467 (feat. Javier Perianes)
Ligeti: Concert Românesc
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 “Italian”

October 8, 2023
Opening Night Gala

(Salonen cond. – Performance Date: 9/22/2023)
R. Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20
Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer (feat. Simon Keenlyside)
Anders Hillborg: Rap Notes (feat. Kev Choice, hip-hop artist; Anthony Veneziale, freestyle artist; Hila Plitmann, soprano)
Ravel: Boléro

October 15, 2023
Salonen and Kavakos

(Salonen, cond. – Performance Date: 9/29/2023)
Wynton Marsalis: Herald, Holler and Hallelujah!
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 (feat. Leonidas Kavakos)
R. Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64