SSU Chorus 1On Sunday, January 5 at 3 pm join KRCB and host Steve Mencher for a broadcast of the Santa Rosa Symphony performing Mozart's Requiem in D minor, K.626. This is Mozart's final work; it was unfinished at his death. 
In the past, orchestras have used a version of the piece completed by Mozart's pupil Franz Xavier Süssmayr. But Francesco Lecce-Chong, music director of the Santa Rosa Symphony prefers to conduct an edition curated by pianist and Mozart scholar Robert Levin.
Also on the program, Franz Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 39 in G minor, nicknamed Storm at Sea; and a contemporary piece by composer Jessie Montgomery called Records from a Vanishing City.
Learn the backstory about all these works, and hear Francesco talk about what they mean to him on our broadcast.
Note: We're starting Sunday at 3 pm.

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April 21, 2020

Santa Rosa Symphony, Passion and Power in 2018 Debut

As we shelter in place, enjoy a musical treat from the Santa Rosa Symphony archives. Join us for this special broadcast Sunday, April 26 at 3 pm. By special arrangement with the orchestra, we were able to stream this concert throughout the month of May. We're no longer able to present it on the…
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March 11, 2020

New Symphony, Rach 3 and Happy Birthday Beethoven

[Editor's Note: The Santa Rosa Symphony concerts at Green Music Center scheduled for March 21 through 23 have been postponed. More details here.] On Sunday, March 15 at 3 pm, KRCB FM Radio 91 broadcast the most recent concert from the Santa Rosa Symphony. The February concert begins with a birthday…
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January 31, 2020

Simone Porter Thrills Audience in Sibelius Violin Concerto - Sunday at 3pm

On the program recorded the weekend of January 11 through 13, we’ll be hearing a work written in 2013 by Missy Mazzoli called Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres). Missy Mazzoli is in her second season as composer in residence at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. We’ll also hear the Symphony Number Two by…
December 02, 2019

Béla Fleck Wows Santa Rosa in Fire-Shortened Concert

Banjo master Béla Fleck came to town as hundreds of thousands in Sonoma County returned to their homes on the heels of the Kincade fire. Due to limited rehearsal time, the orchestra played only one of the four movements of Aaron Copland's Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo. But Fleck played every note…
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October 25, 2019

Beethoven and Strauss Featured in Opening Concert

(Editor's Note: We are pleased to announce that the broadcast of the first classical concert from the Santa Rosa Symphony, which few people were able to hear because of damage to our transmitter during the first days of the Kincade Fire, has been rescheduled to 3:00 pm Sunday, December 22. This is…
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Arts News

August 30, 2023

Connect The Bay: Ukrainian Festival

Members of Zoloti Maky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble narrate the festivities taking place during the annual Ukrainian Independence Day picnic held in Sunnyvale.
July 17, 2023

Rivertown Revival

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July 10, 2023

Connect the Bay: CreaTV

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July 05, 2023

Connect The Bay: San José Spotlight

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Jun 28, 2023

Connect The Bay: WooWoo Monroe

Since every month is Pride month at NorCal Public Media, Connect the Bay revisits a recent San Jose City Council meeting where local drag performer…
Jun 27, 2023

Connect The Bay: LEAD Filipino

LEAD Filipino promotes culturally responsive education, grassroots leadership training and local economic development efforts in the Fil-Am community.
Jun 07, 2023

Grand Opening for Open San José

On Saturday June 10 the public is invited to the Grand Opening of a new South Bay community hub and media space anchored by 7 nonprofit community…
May 26, 2023

2023 Sonoma County Pride Celebrations

NorCal Public Media is proud to sponsor the 2023 Sonoma County Pride Celebrations taking place throughout the month of June. This year’s theme is…
Mar 09, 2023

Joanne Weir at Sonoma Film Festival

Chef Joanne Weir to host special Culinary Luncheon Joanne Weir’s Wine Country Cooking Special Culinary Luncheon returns for a second year as one of…
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