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.


What's Happening at the Symphony
Behind the Curtain with Concertmaster Jeff Thayer

We caught up with concertmaster and violinist Jeff Thayer after rehearsal, where he absent-mindedly plucked strings on his violin while we chatted backstage. Jeff discussed his pre-concert rituals and the ... READ MORE

What's Happening at the Symphony
The Symphony invites military families to come Home for the Holidays

Thousands of active-duty military members and veterans are stationed and live in the San Diego area. The holiday season finds many of our friends and neighbors separated from their loved ... READ MORE

What's Happening at the Symphony
5 things you should know about Bernstein and His World

November 16 and 17 the San Diego Symphony will perform Bernstein and His World – a celebration of Berstein@100 with works inspired by him and written by close colleagues and ... READ MORE

What's Happening at the Symphony
Bringing a commission from page to stage

Behind every great composer stands a network of collaborators ushering a new composition into the world. Royalty once commissioned Mozart to create his masterpieces – even musical geniuses needed to ... READ MORE