Imagine the future.

Your San Diego Symphony stands on the threshold of yet another milestone. In Fall 2023, a beautifully renovated Copley Symphony Hall at Jacobs Music Center will be ready for you to take your seat and for the Orchestra to take the stage.

We are excited that the renovation will create a more intimate concert experience along with a host of improvements that include enhanced sound quality, seating comfort and sightlines.
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Jacobs Masterworks Season 2022-23!

CONCERTS THROUGHOUT SAN DIEGO COUNTY!
THE RADY SHELL *** SAN DIEGO CIVIC THEATRE *** THE CONRAD (LA JOLLA)
SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE (CHULA VISTA) *** VILLAGE CHURCH (RANCHO SANTA FE)
CALIFORNIA CENTER FOR THE ARTS (ESCONDIDO)




Enjoy four great Saturday nights on the town (two at the Civic Theatre, two at The Rady Shell) with our Downtown Pack. With works such as Verdi's Requiem, Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2, and guest artists like pianists Benjamin Grosvenor and Ingrid Fliter plus the San Diego Master Chorale, you'll experience some of the best musical highlights of life in America's Finest City!

PAYARE LEADS VERDI’S REQUIEM

SAT OCT 1 - 6:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Limmie Pulliam, tenor
Aleksey Bogdanov, baritone
San Diego Master Chorale

Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem

BEETHOVEN CONCERTO NO. 3 AND SYMPHONY NO. 4

SAT FEB 25 - 8pm | Civic Theatre

Case Scaglione, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

ADAMS, MOZART AND RACHMANINOFF

SAT MAR 11 - 8pm | Civic Theatre

Edo de Waart, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

John Adams: The Chairman Dances; Foxtrot for Orchestra
W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27

SINGING WITH THE DEVIL: PAYARE AND CANTATA CRIOLLA

SAT MAY 27 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Aquiles Machado, tenor
Gustavo Castillo, baritone
San Diego Master Chorale

Gabriel Fauré: Suite from Pelleas et Melisande, Op. 80
Paul Dukas: La Péri, Poème Dansé (Dance Poem in One Scene)
Evencio Castellanos: Santa Cruz de Pacairigua
Antonio Estévez: Cantata criolla, “Florentino, el que canto con el Diablo” (Florentino, the One who Sang with the Devil)

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From Verdi's Requiem on Opening Night to "Rach 3" in May 2023, and symphonies from Beethoven and Brahms in between, this packages features some of the most famous classical music ever written!

PAYARE LEADS VERDI’S REQUIEM

SAT OCT 1 - 6:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Limmie Pulliam, tenor
Aleksey Bogdanov, baritone
San Diego Master Chorale

Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem

PAYARE LEADS BRAHMS’ SYMPHONY NO. 1

THU NOV 17 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Richard Wagner: Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

BEETHOVEN CONCERTO NO. 3 AND SYMPHONY NO. 4

SAT FEB 25 - 8pm | Civic Theatre

Case Scaglione, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

GARRICK OHLSSON PLAYS RACHMANINOFF

SAT MAY 6 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Robert Spano, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Brian Raphael Nabors: Onward
Witold Lutosławski: Concerto for Orchestra
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30

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This package of more great classical music includes Beethoven's famous Fifth Symphony, Copland's Appalachian Spring, Mahler's Fourth Symphony and more! All four performances take place outdoors at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park.

BEETHOVEN 5

FRI OCT 7 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz ("The Marksman")
Serge Prokofiev: Sinfonia concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

DE WAART LEADS COPLAND, KORNGOLD AND DVORÁK

SAT OCT 15 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Edo de Waart, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violin

Aaron Copland: Suite from Appalachian Spring
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET PLAYS DEBUSSY

SAT APR 22 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Hera Hyesang Park, soprano

Claude Debussy: Prélude à “L'après-midi d'un faune” (Prelude to “Afternoon of a Faun”)
Claude Debussy: Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major

BARNATAN PLAYS BRAHMS

SAT MAY 20 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, in B-flat Major, Op. 83
Gity Razaz: New Commissioned Work WORLD PREMIERE
Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

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This season features so many great pianists that you can pick two completely different packages. This one features Benjamin Grosvenor, Awadagin Pratt, Garrick Ohlsson and the great Emanuel Ax!

EMANUEL AX PLAYS BEETHOVEN

SAT NOV 12 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Thomas Larcher: Time, Three Movements for Orchestra (SDSO Co-Commissioned Work; US PREMIERE)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 12 in D minor, Op. 112, “The Year 1917”

BEETHOVEN CONCERTO NO. 3 AND SYMPHONY NO. 4

FRI FEB 24 - 8pm | Civic Theatre

Case Scaglione, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

DINUR, MONTGOMERY AND THE “CLASSICAL” SYMPHONY

FRI APR 14 - 7:30pm | The Conrad

Yaniv Dinur, conductor
Awadagin Pratt, piano

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings
Serge Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, “Classical”
Jessie Montgomery: Rounds for Piano and String Orchestra
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D Major, “London”

GARRICK OHLSSON PLAYS RACHMANINOFF

FRI MAY 5 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Robert Spano, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Brian Raphael Nabors: Onward
Witold Lutosławski: Concerto for Orchestra
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30

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Our other "Piano Pack" is also overflowing with talent: Marc-Andre Hamelin, Ingrid Filter, Jean Yves Thibaudet and La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest Music Director Inon Barnatan!

PAYARE LEADS BRAHMS’ SYMPHONY NO. 1

FRI NOV 18 - 7:30pm | CCAE

Rafael Payare, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Richard Wagner: Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

ADAMS, MOZART AND RACHMANINOFF

FRI MAR 10 - 8pm | Civic Theatre

Edo de Waart, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

John Adams: The Chairman Dances; Foxtrot for Orchestra
W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27

JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET PLAYS DEBUSSY

FRI APR 21 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Hera Hyesang Park, soprano

Claude Debussy: Prélude à “L'après-midi d'un faune” (Prelude to “Afternoon of a Faun”)
Claude Debussy: Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major

BARNATAN PLAYS BRAHMS

SUN MAY 21 - 5pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, in B-flat Major, Op. 83
Gity Razaz: New Commissioned Work WORLD PREMIERE
Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

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Violin and cello feature on this package, with string superstars such as Alisa Weilerstein, Anne Akiko Meyers and Paul Huang plus our own concertmaster, Jeff Thayer!

BEETHOVEN 5

FRI OCT 7 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz ("The Marksman")
Serge Prokofiev: Sinfonia concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

MADE IN AMERICA: BARBER, LIANG & STRAVINSKY

WED OCT 19 - 7:30pm | Rady Shell

Elena Schwarz, conductor
Paul Huang, violin

Samuel Barber: First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
Lei Liang: Bamboo Lights
Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements

ANNE AKIKO MEYERS PLAYS MÁRQUEZ

FRI JAN 6 - 7:30pm | CCAE

Domingo Hindoyan, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

Albert Roussel: Suite No. 2 from Bacchus et Ariane
Arturo Márquez: Fandango for Violin and Orchestra
Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947 version)

PELTOKOSKI, THAYER AND MOZART

FRI FEB 3 - 7:30pm | SWC

Tarmo Peltokoski, conductor
Jeff Thayer, violin

Kaija Saariaho: Ciel d’hiver (Winter Sky)
W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216, “Strassburg”
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43

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Sundays at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park are literally a BREEZE with this 4-pack featuring music of Verdi, Dvořák, Beethoven, Brahms and more! All concerts in this package begin at 5pm.

PAYARE LEADS VERDI’S REQUIEM

SUN OCT 2 - 5pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Limmie Pulliam, tenor
Aleksey Bogdanov, baritone
San Diego Master Chorale

Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem

DE WAART LEADS COPLAND, KORNGOLD AND DVORÁK

SUN OCT 16 - 5pm | Rady Shell

Edo de Waart, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violin

Aaron Copland: Suite from Appalachian Spring
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

EMANUEL AX PLAYS BEETHOVEN

SUN NOV 13 - 5pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Thomas Larcher: Time, Three Movements for Orchestra (SDSO Co-Commissioned Work; US PREMIERE)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 12 in D minor, Op. 112, “The Year 1917”

BARNATAN PLAYS BRAHMS

SUN MAY 21 - 5pm | Rady Shell

Rafael Payare, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, in B-flat Major, Op. 83
Gity Razaz: New Commissioned Work WORLD PREMIERE
Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

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We love North County, and these four concerts at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido prove it. Drive just a fraction of the distance downtown to enjoy great masterworks such as Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Liszt's Second Piano Concerto, the Second Symphony of Sibelius, Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony and more!

BEETHOVEN 5

SAT OCT 8 - 7:30pm | CCAE

Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz ("The Marksman")
Serge Prokofiev: Sinfonia concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

PAYARE LEADS BRAHMS’ SYMPHONY NO. 1

FRI NOV 18 - 7:30 | CCAE

Rafael Payare, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Richard Wagner: Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

PELTOKOSKI, THAYER AND MOZART

THU FEB 2 - 7:30pm | CCAE

Tarmo Peltokoski, conductor
Jeff Thayer, violin

Kaija Saariaho: Ciel d’hiver (Winter Sky)
W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216, “Strassburg”
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43

MOZART’S "JUPITER"

WED MAR 1 - 7:30pm | CCAE

Rafael Payare, conductor
Guy Braunstein, violin

Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess)
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter”

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