Family Festival

Our 2015-16 Season of Family Festival concerts are more exciting than ever!


A WALK THROUGH BALBOA PARK:
CELEBRATING SAN DIEGO'S LANDMARK

SUNDAY November 1, 2015 – 2pm

Conductor Sameer Patel

Taking inspiration from Balboa Park during its centennial year, the San Diego Symphony offers music that represents the most iconic elements of the “Jewel of San Diego” from fountains to gardens, from the International Cottages to art museums!

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HOLIDAY POPS

SUNDAY December 20, 2015 – 2pm

Conductor Sameer Patel

San Diego’s favorite holiday music tradition returns! Sing along to popular holiday carols and hits including “Jingle Bells,” “Sleigh Ride” and many, many more in this one-hour afternoon version especially for families with young children.

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SYMPHOLOGY:
THE SCIENCE OF SOUND

SATURDAY February 20, 2016 – 2pm

Conductor Sameer Patel

From drawing a bow across a string to striking a drum with a stick, there are countless ways our musicians make the sounds of the orchestra that come together to form beautiful music. But how does it actually happen? What makes a flute tweet and a tuba uump? Find out on this fascinating program that entertainingly combines science and the symphony.

Presented in collaboration with the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.

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MUCH ADO ABOUT MUSIC:
SHAKESPEARE AND THE SYMPHONY

SUNDAY April 17, 2016 – 2pm

Conductor Sameer Patel
Featuring musicians from San Diego area youth orchestras

It’s been 400 years since the greatest poet and playwright in English passed into eternity. Concert will feature excerpts from many of the great musical works inspired by the genius of William Shakespeare. The program, in collaboration with the The San Diego Shakespeare Society, will feature music of Prokofiev, Korngold, Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky and, of course, Mendelssohn.

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