The San Francisco Symphony

Monday at 1 p.m.
  • Hosted by Rick Malone

Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra's artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects, carry its impact throughout American musical life. -- "At a time when America's major orchestras are struggling to define their missions and maintain audiences, the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas is an exception. " -The New York Times

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, July 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E minor and Schumann's Symphony No. 3.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, July 9, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring violinist Alexander Barantschik in the tale of Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov. The concert opens with Debussy's En blanc et noir orchestrated by Holloway and we'll also hear My Father Knew Charles Ives by Adams.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, July 2, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring Steven Braunstein on contrabassoon and violinist Alexander Barantschik in a concert featuring Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta by Bela Bartók, Urban Legend by Michael Tilson Thomas, and Ein Heldenleben, the Opus 40 of Richard Strauss.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, June 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week Red River Radio begins a new season of broadcast concerts by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. In our opening concert pianist Yuja Wang will be featured in the Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Opus 35. Then Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in two works by Stravinsky, his Le Chant du Rossignol and the 1919 version of his Firebird Suite.

Airs Monday, October 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony concludes its season of broadcast concerts this week with Michael Tilson Thomas joined by soprano Karina Gauvin and mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor along with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus for the epic Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Mahler's Resurrection Symphony. This concert will also feature Haydn's Symphony No. 60.

Pages