Broadcast Series

Throughout the 2016/17 Season, The Phoenix Symphony partners with Central Sound at Arizona PBS, to record all of the concerts in the Classics Series for a radio broadcast series. The series will air in DTS Neural Surround™ on 89.5 FM KBAQ (Phoenix) and KNAU-FM - Arizona Public Radio via their classical music network (88.7 FM and 92.3 FM in Flagstaff, 89.3 FM in Kingman, 102.5 FM in Cottonwood and the Verde Valley, 93.5 FM in Payson, 90.7 FM Show Low, 106.1 FM Prescott and 105.3 FM Vernon/Concho). Plus, the broadcast series will be broadcast in discrete surround sound on "Classical Arizona PBS" Digital TV channel 8.5.

Phoenix Symphony broadcasts can be heard every Monday at 7:00 pm from March 20th until May 29th, which include interview segments with Phoenix Symphony guest artists and conductors. "Meet the Phoenix Symphony" segments can also be heard anytime via the "Classical Arizona PBS" mobile app available from the App Store and Google Play. 

*schedule subject to change


2017 K-BACH / KNAU / KAET Digital Channel 8.5 Broadcast Series Schedule

Monday, March 20, 2017
Berlioz - Le carnaval romain, Op. 9 (Roman Carnival)
Sibelius - Concerto in D Minor for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 47
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Steven Moeckel, violin

Monday, March 27, 2017
Wagner - Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), WWV 63
Glass - The Secret Agent: Three Pieces
Horner - Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30
Tito Muñoz, conductor

Monday, April 3, 2017
Brahms - Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms [TPS Chorus]
Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98
Matthias Bamert, conductor
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus
Thomas Bookhout, chorus master 

Monday, April 10, 2017
Young - Remnants
Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 [Abduraimov]
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Bezhod Abduraimov, piano 

Monday April 17, 2017
Schoenberg - Canto
Barber - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14 [Moeckel]
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60, “Leningrad”
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Steven Moeckel, violin 

Monday, April 24, 2017
Beethoven - Overture to Egmont, Op. 84
Corigliano - Symphony No. 1
Dvořák - Concerto in B Monir for Violoncello & Orchestra, Op. 104
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Mark Kosower, cello 

Monday, May 1, 2017
Rossini - Selections from Il barbiere di Siviglia
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
Granados - Canciones amatorias
Bizet - Selections from Carmen
Falla - Three Dances from El Sombrero de tres Picos
Falla - Siete canciones populares españolas
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo soprano

Monday, May 8, 2017
Bernstein - Divertimento for Orchestra
Bernstein - Three Meditations for Mass
Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Melita Hunslinger, cello
John Holiday, countertenor
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

Monday, May 15, 2017
Delius - The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Britten - Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 5
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Paul Appleby, tenor
Cassie Walk, horn

Monday, May 22, 2017
Ligeti - Violin Concerto
Beethoven - Symphony No. 3
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Caroline Goulding, violin

Monday, May 29, 2017
Cerrone - Invisible Overture
Maneein - Violin Concerto (Dependent Arising)
Schubert - Symphony in C Major, D.944 (The Great)
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, violin

The recording and production process is made possible in part by equipment provided by DTS, Incorporated. Radio broadcasts are presented in DTS Neural Surround™. (TV broadcasts are presented in discrete surround sound.) This technology enables the broadcast team to deliver the performances in immersive surround sound, bringing the experience of sitting in the best seat of the Symphony Hall directly to listeners. More information available at