Family Concert Series 2019-20
Our Family Series concerts are the perfect way for you and your child to explore the world of the symphony orchestra together. Every concert includes pre-concert activities in the Lobby that provide hands-on opportunities to learn more about the instruments of the orchestra and music-making. Pre-concert activities start one hour before concert time – plan to arrive early!
Sun Oct 20, 2PM
The Composer is Dead
by Nathaniel Stookey with text by Lemony Snicket
The composer is dead! Perhaps you can solve the crime. In this perplexing murder mystery, everyone seems to have a motive, everyone has an alibi, and nearly everyone is a musical instrument. Discover clues in the text by Lemony Snicket and the music of Nathaniel Stookey performed by the San Diego Symphony. Hear for yourself exactly what took place on that fateful, well-orchestrated evening!
Sun Dec 15, 2PM
Let holiday cheer bring you and your loved ones near at our annual “Noel Noel” family concert. The sounds of old-fashioned and new-found festive music makes the season bright and delights as audiences sing along with the guest choir. Decked with boughs of holly and sparkling lights, Copley Symphony Hall at the Jacobs Music Center warmly welcomes you and the North Pole’s most famous resident!
Sun Feb 9, 2PM
Beethoven the Music Genius
Ludwig van Beethoven changed classical music forever — making it bigger, and bolder, and more outrageous than ever — all while losing his hearing! We’ll share strange and wonderful facts about the life of this gifted and temperamental genius as you enjoy pieces of his most famous music played by the orchestra.
Sun Apr 26, 2PM
Gold Rush: An American Musical Adventure
Gold has been discovered in California! Do you have what it takes to cross raging rivers, outwit nasty outlaws, and stare down wild buffalo? Join us on a musical journey across the United States as we search for symphonic gold!