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(Note: E.T. The Extraterrestrial: Film Screening with Live Orchestra and Zukerman Conducts The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are not available on CYO.)
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(Here are just 9 out of over two dozen possible productions you could choose from!)
THE RITE OF SPRING
Friday December 4, 2015 – 8pm
Saturday December 5, 2015 – 8pm
Sunday December 6, 2015 – 2pm
Guest Conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
Violin Karen Gomyo
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3
SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto
STRAVINSKY: Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Upright & Grand Piano Festival
ALL ABOUT THE PIANO: RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Friday January 8, 2016 – 8pm
Sunday January 10, 2016 – 2pm
Guest Conductor Karina Canellakis
Piano Marc-André Hamelin
DEBUSSY/Molinari: L’isle joyeuse
RAVEL: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue
RACHMANINOFF/Respighi: Cinq Études-tableaux
SATURDAY February 6, 2016 – 8pm
Piano Ben Folds
Conductor Jacomo Rafael Bairos
ONE NIGHT ONLY! Leader of the critically acclaimed rock band Ben Folds Five, this multidimensional singer-songwriter brings a program of pop hits and irresistible grooves to the Jacobs Music Center, including his new concerto for piano and orchestra. Don’t miss this special evening with one of pop music’s most exciting innovators and raconteurs.
MOSCOW FESTIVAL BALLET
TUESDAY February 9, 2016 (Cinderella)—7:30pm
WEDNESDAY February 10, 2016 (Giselle)—7:30pm
THURSDAY February 11, 2016 (Chopiniana +Romeo and Juliet)—7:30pm
Bringing together the best classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies, the Moscow Festival Ballet returns to the Jacobs Music Center for three nights of stunning Russian ballet: the fairy tale Cinderella, the darkly magical Giselle and the timeless Romeo and Juliet.
FRIDAY February 19, 2016 – 8pm
Vocalist Dianne Reeves
Trumpet Gilbert Castellanos
Winner of the Grammy® Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for an unprecedented three years in a row, Dianne Reeves is the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world.
TAO: SEVENTEEN SAMURAI
SATURDAY March 12, 2016—8pm
Direct from TAO’s successful, sold-out world premiere run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, this brand new production, TAO: Seventeen Samurai, will astound you with explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography.
GLOBAL FEST: globalFEST ON THE ROAD
SATURDAY March 26, 2016—8pm
Over the past decade, globalFEST has become one of the most dynamic global music platforms in North America. What started as an annual showcase in New York has grown into an international brand, building audiences for world music with stages at SXSW, Bonnaroo and beyond. Kicking off with a January 2016 festival in New York, globalFEST’s first tour across North America brings this multi-cultural phenomenon to San Diego for the first time!
MIDORI PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY
Friday April 1, 2016 – 8pm
Saturday April 2, 2016 – 8pm
Sunday April 3, 2016 – 2pm
Guest Conductor Rory Macdonald
DVOŘÁK: Midday Witch
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances
FRIDAY April 8, 2016 – 8pm
SATURDAY April 9, 2016 – 8pm
Conductor Matthew Garbutt
Long before becoming world renowned as the iconic George Costanza on Seinfeld, Jason Alexander was a Tony Award winning Broadway song and dance man. His evening with the Pops brings an hilarious re-telling of his journey to and on the Broadway stage which features a program of great music from the theater along with comedy and audience interaction. It's a much heralded night of music, laughter and fun.