Announcing our new season of concerts at the Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall!
To find your music is to discover the greatest soundtrack you’ll ever experience—discover the San Diego Symphony.
For hundreds of years, orchestras have provided some of the most meaningful artistic expressions of our human experience.
The San Diego Symphony performs and presents music that touches lives and can make us smile. From the classical concerts of the Jacobs Masterworks series to our jazz series to contemporary artists and film scores—no matter what kind of music inspires you, you can find it here.
Discover the sounds of your next long drive home, your pump up jam before the big interview, your walk down the aisle, your comfort in loss, your breakthrough inspiration.
To find your music is to discover the greatest soundtrack you’ll ever experience, the score of your life. Let us play it for you.
Find Your Music™.
The San Diego Union-Tribune has just published a Season Preview story about our just-announced 2017-18 Downtown Season!
There are so many great reasons to visit the Jacobs Music Center in our 2017-18 season, and so many ways you can Find Your Music™!
14 artists make their San Diego Symphony debut, and 14 classical works will receive their first San Diego Symphony performance.
Season includes classical masterworks such as Mozart’s Requiem, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Elgar’s Cello Concerto and Brahms’ Symphony No. 2.
World premiere of a concerto by Adam Schoenberg, commissioned by violinist Anne Akiko Meyers.
11 guest conductors throughout the season, including the return of Edo de Waart who will open and close the season.
The 2017-18 season includes 2 Beyond the Score® performances: Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27, K. 595.
Jazz @ The Jacobs Series Curator Gilbert Castellanos will present a live performance of every track of Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue in collaboration with some of today’s hottest young jazz artists.
Screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ accompanied by the San Diego Symphony; other films to be presented include Ratatouille and It’s a Wonderful Life.
Third annual January Festival, It's About Time curated by Steven Schick, will explore the world of percussion in a month-long celebration of rhythm, sound and place. The festival will move beyond the concert hall in an outdoor performance of John Luther Adams’s Inuksuit, for a US/Mexican bi-national percussion group of more than 50 players.
Whether it is core classical, chamber music, classic film, jazz or popular American music, we have the perfect series for you!
Call the Ticket Office: (619) 235-0804
Hours: Monday through Friday—10am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday—12pm to 5pm
750 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101If you require any assistance, please contact the Ticket Office in advance to accommodate your ticketing needs.
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For Groups of 10+ call (619) 615-3941
GROUP DISCOUNTS: Experience the fun and savings when you bring your group of 10 or more! For more information, or to book your group today, please contact Samer Naoum at 619.615.3941.
Seating assignments in the Grand Tier and all sections will be based on the following order of precedence: A patron’s giving level, subscriber level, renewing paid subscriptions by date received and new paid subscriptions by date received.
Ask about wheelchair, companion, semi-ambulatory and transfer seats at 619.235.0804.
Frequently Asked Questions
The San Diego Symphony does not have a dress code for regular performances. Dress for performances usually varies from casual to cocktail attire. Gala events may have a black tie/formal dress guideline. Also, as a courtesy to your fellow patrons, be conservative with perfumes and scents. Learn more.
There is a Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) trolley stop just a few blocks from the Jacobs Music Center. The Fifth Avenue stop (C Street between Sixth and Fifth) serves both the Blue Line and the Orange Line. Also, there are MTS bus lines that serve nearby Broadway, Fifth Avenue and Fourth Avenue. Adjacent stations are several walking blocks away from Jacobs Music Center.
All subscribers my exchange tickets within their series for free. Single ticket buyers may exchange for a $5.00 per ticket exchange fee. Ticket purchases may not be refunded.
Discount tickets for groups are available for both subscription and non-subscription concerts (excluding non-Symphony events) for as few as 10 individuals in some cases. For further information, please call 619.615.3941.
Jacobs Masterworks, Gala Concerts, and Chamber Series: Only children ages five years and up will be allowed into the concert hall. These children must have a ticket and be able to sit in an un-accompanied seat. Jazz @ The Jacobs, Special Concerts and Fox Theatre Film Series:: Only children ages two and up will be allowed into the concert hall and they must have a ticket and be able to sit in a seat. Family Concerts: Families will be happy to know that children and babies two years old and younger who are accompanied by a parent will be allowed into the concert hall for free. They must be held by an adult and may not occupy a seat. Children ages three years and older must have a ticket and be able to sit in a seat.
If you cannot use a ticket for an upcoming concert, we would very much appreciate it if you could donate that ticket back to the Ticket Office several days in advance for a potential resale. You can also mail tickets to 1245 7th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Attn: Ticket Office). Tickets should be turned in anytime up to 24 hours in advance of your concert. A receipt will be mailed acknowledging your tax-deductible contribution. We are unable to accept any tickets for tax deduction purposes after the concert has begun or passed.
Performance times vary, but generally last somewhere between 2 to 2.5 hours, including intermission. Family Concerts generally last approximately 45 minutes to 70 minutes, with no intermission.
Patrons holding tickets to our Jacobs Masterworks Series concerts are invited to come early for “What’s the Score?”, a pre-performance talk given by Nuvi Mehta beginning 45 minutes prior to all Masterworks programs. Program notes for Jacobs Masterworks Series concerts may be found on the Symphony’s website.