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Ten of the Los Angeles Philharmonic concerts from the current Hollywood Bowl season will be broadcast on Classical California KUSC’s SoCal Sunday Night series, the station’s weekly spotlight on local concerts, beginning Sunday, August 20, 2023, at 7 PM.   

This is the sixteenth year of the orchestra’s summer partnership with Southern California’s listener-sponsored classical music radio station. This broadcast series allows hundreds of thousands of KUSC listeners across Southern California to experience Hollywood Bowl performances each week. 

Hosted and produced by KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen, the programs air weekly at 7 PM on Sundays from August 20 through October 22, and are also streamed online—on demand at the KUSC websitefor one week immediately following the broadcast. 

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2023 Schedule of Broadcasts 
SoCal Sunday Nights at 7PM on Classical California KUSC

Programs and artists subject to change.

KUSC air date:  August 20, 2023
Record date:  July 11, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic  
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor 
Leah Hawkins, soprano 
Rihab Chaieb, mezzo-soprano 
Mario Chang, tenor 
Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone 
Los Angeles Master Chorale 
   Grant Gershon, Artistic Director 
   Jenny Wong, Associate Artistic Director 
VERDI  Requiem 

KUSC air date:  August 27, 2023
Record date:  July 20, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic  
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor 
Alisa Weilerstein, cello 

PROKOFIEV  Classical Symphony 
TCHAIKOVSKY  Variations on a Rococo Theme 
PROKOFIEV  Selections from Romeo and Juliet 

KUSC air date:  September 3, 2023 
Record date:  July 25, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Makoto Ozone, piano

Cindy McTEE  Timepiece 
GERSHWIN  Rhapsody in Blue 
DVOŘÁK  Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” 

KUSC air date:  September 10, 2023
Record date:  August 8, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Ryan Bancroft, conductor  
Eric Lu, piano 
Caroline SHAW  Entr’acte 
BEETHOVEN  Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 
ELGAR  Enigma Variations 

KUSC air date:  September 17, 2023
Record date:  August 15, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic  
Louis Langrée, conductor  
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano 
RAVEL  Piano Concerto in G 
BERLIOZ  Symphonie fantastique


KUSC air date: September 24, 2023 
Record date:  August 17, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic  
Anna Rakitina, conductor 
Sterling Elliott, cello

DVOŘÁK  Cello Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH  Symphony No. 5

KUSC air date:  October 1, 2023
Record date:  August 29, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Simone Menezes, conductor
Clara-Jumi Kang, violin

BEETHOVEN  Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

KUSC air date:  October 8, 2023
Record date:  August 31, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Gemma New, conductor
Nathan Cole, violin

Jessie MONTGOMERY  Shift, Change, Turn
TCHAIKOVSKY (orch. MATTHEWS)  Selections from The Seasons, Op. 37
VIVALDI  The Four Seasons

KUSC air date:  October 15, 2023
Record date:  September 5, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Bomsori Kim, violin

MOZART  Don Giovanni Overture
MOZART  Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish”
MOZART  Symphony No. 38, “Prague”

KUSC air date:  October 22, 2023
Record date:  September 12, 2023

Los Angeles Philharmonic  
Karen Kamensek, conductor  
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin  
Pacific Chorale 
  Robert Istad, Artistic Director   

Adam SCHOENBERG  Cool Cat (world premiere, LA Phil commission) 
Philip GLASS  Violin Concerto No. 1 
HOLST  The Planets