Baroque by the Bay
Jeffrey Thomas, our resident baroque specialist, features music from the Renaissance to the Baroque and beyond. This two-hour weekly show explores a wonderful mix of music for a Sunday morning, showcasing local groups specializing in this music.
Bay Area Mix
Third Sunday of the Month, 8pm
KDFC has created a new show that highlights our outstanding Bay Area groups! Each month, Jeffrey Freymann brings you the immediacy of the many live performances that are going on all around us in a relaxed and fun way. See what’s coming up.
From the Top
Hear the future of classical music on this award-winning program that features the country’s most talented teenaged musicians. Sunday nights at 7PM.
KDFC TONIGHT with Rik Malone
Rik Malone ties it all together with a different theme each evening from 8 – 11, wrapping up your weekday with KDFC Tonight. See what Rik has planned.
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast on KDFC
Saturday mornings, December through May, 10am
KDFC is home to The Metropolitan Opera broadcast, featuring full-length productions of the latest the Met has to offer, each Saturday morning from December through May. See what’s coming up.
Modern Times with Alan Chapman
Join Alan Chapman in exploring great musical works from the past 100 years. Modern Times features music by acknowledged classical masters as well as emerging composers of merit. See what’s coming up.
The Morning Show
Weekdays, 6-10 am
Get your day started with Jennifer as she brings you lots of great classical music–and some classical fun–on the Off to School Request at 7:15am, The Blind Date Mystery in History at 8:30am, and Mozart in the Morning to kick off the workday at 9am. Plus at 7:45am she’ll help perk up your brain with the Classical Commuter Quiz.
Mozart in the Morning
Jennifer Miller starts your morning with a bit of Mozart, from his most famous to the lesser-known, weekday mornings at 9am.
Off to School Request
Get the kids involved with the Off to School Request at 7:30 am and start the day off on the right note. Make a request today!
The Opera Hour
First Sunday of the Month, 8pm
Each month, KDFC President Bill Lueth and SF Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock share new opera recordings they’re enjoying, as well as some of their favorites honoring singers of the past. They’ll also highlight the great opera singing being performed locally each month and dig into the archives of SF Opera for some gems recorded live at the War Memorial. And Matthew will take you backstage with a special guest to help demystify the spectacular world of opera! Learn more.
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Broadcast
Second Sunday of the Month, 8pm
America’s finest period instrument orchestra, and a Bay Area treasure, can now be heard on KDFC. Hear the greatest works from the 17th century to the early 19th century recorded live in concert. See what’s coming up.
Requests with Dianne Nicolini
Weekdays, 12pm – 3pm
Join Dianne Nicolini each weekday for listener requests from across California and around the world! Let Dianne know what you’d like to hear!
The Sacred Concert
The director of the American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, shares two hours of the voices of angels, sacred choral works of divine inspiration, Sundays 7-9am.
San Francisco Symphony Broadcast on KDFC
You have the best seat in the house every Tuesday night at 8pm, for concerts recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall. See what’s coming up.
The State of the Arts
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:58am, 11:58am, and 5:58pm
The Bay Area has some of the world’s best-known performing arts organizations and cultural offerings. Each day, Jeffrey Freymann showcases activities, concerts, soloists and ensembles coming through the area. Have ideas for Jeffrey? Send an email to [email protected]. See what we’ve covered recently.
Travel with Rick Steves
The PBS travel expert comes off the road to share his experiences and opinions about travel Sunday mornings at 6AM.