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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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What's Happening at the Symphony
Dual orchestras make history in San Diego

 "I hear that the score of my Symphony has been safely received in America. I hope and believe that its first American performance will be for the benefit of ...

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