Berton Family Young People's Concerts

Programs for School Audiences

“Thank you so much for helping to amaze and enthrall our 4th graders! Your performance captivated them and kept them engaged from start to finish!” - 4th grade teacher, Foussat Elementary

San Diego Symphony offers a creative learning opportunity, in a concert format, especially for elementary and middle school students as a field trip experience! Teachers and students are invited to integrate these 50-minute concerts into their learning day to introduce schoolchildren to the world of storytelling through classical music. Programs are most appropriate for students in grades 2-8.

April 18-May 6, 2022

Rafael Payare, conductor

Franz Joseph HAYDN: Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Le Matin (Morning)
Claude DEBUSSY: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86 (Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun)
Lili BOULANGER: D’un soir triste (Of a Sad Evening)

Follow this link for a Learning Guide to our "Celebration of the Earth" presentation.

“Celebration of the Earth” explores the natural world through the span of a single day as experienced by composers. Released in conjunction with Earth Day and Arbor Day, student speakers will showcase the influence of our planet in music and our shared responsibility to protect and preserve our habitat. Free and available to all schools in the United States! A link to this program will be sent to registered teachers on April 18 at 8:00am and will be available to watch until 5:00pm on May 6.


Concert Details:

  • A magical virtual concert by 70+ world-class artists, recorded at the Rady Shell at Jacobs Park
  • Online materials are available to enhance the concert experience
  • Concert length: 50 minutes
  • Three-week viewing period
  • Ticket price: FREE!

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