Driven by intellectual and emotional curiosity, you might find the cultural omnivore catching and up-and-coming band on Friday night, kayaking in the La Jolla sea caves on Saturday, and discussing the similarities of Picasso and Rivera over Ramen at RakiRaki on Sunday. From the popular to the unexplored, the cultural omnivore is truly captivated by all forms of art and culture.

Rock, Bach and percussion with radio host AD Rowntree

The San Diego Symphony sat down with Rock 105.3 radio host and all-around cool guy, AD Rowntree, to talk about the similarities between rock and classical music and why he ... READ MORE

What's Happening at the Symphony
A conversation with Cliff Colnot

Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring exploded onto the cultural scene in 1913 and was initially met with rioting instead of applauding. It captures the energy and rhythm of the turn-of-century ... READ MORE

What's Happening at the Symphony
In the Musicians' Lounge: Ryan DiLisi's return

We’re celebrating percussion all month long here with the Symphony’s It’s About Time Festival and principal timpanist Ryan DiLisi is busy preparing to take center stage. We caught up with ... READ MORE

What's Happening at the Symphony
Places in Time: The Pines of Rome

In the San Diego Symphony’s month-long celebration of percussion and rhythm in the It’s About Time festival, we’re exploring how percussion connects us to nature and how music can deepen ... READ MORE