OUR SEASON AT A GLANCE

The 2024-25 Jacobs Music Center season features many debuts, premieres, commissions and contemporary works. Some of these highlights include:

THREE COMMISSIONS AND TWO WORLD PREMIERES

BILLY CHILDS: Concerto for Orchestra
SDS COMMISSION AND WORLD PREMIERE

TEXU KIM: Welcome Home!!
SDS COMMISSION AND WORLD PREMIERE

THOMAS LARCHER: Time
SDS CO-COMMISSION

THREE NEW SERIES

Friday Matinee Jacobs Masterworks

Currents

Symphony Kids (ages 0-5)


24 ARTISTS MAKING THEIR SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY DEBUTS

Beatriz Fernández Aucejo, conductor (Nov 2)
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano (May 23, 24, 25)
Francesca Dego, violin (Jan 24, 25)
Roderick George, choreographer and dancer (May 31)
Paavali Jumppanen, piano (Feb 28, Mar 1)
Alexi Kenney, violin (Mar 7, 9)
Bernard Labadie, conductor (Nov 9, 10)
Anna Larsson, mezzo-soprano (Oct 4,5,6)
Nicolás Lell Benavides, conductor (Nov 22)
Tianyi Lu, conductor (Mar 29, 30)
Alexander Malofeev, piano (Jan 31, Feb 1)
Angela Meade, soprano (Oct 4,5,6)
Andrew Megill, advisor and chorus master (Oct 4,5,6)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Jan 10, 11)
Parker van Ostrand, piano (Feb 15, 16)
Seth Parker Woods, cello (May 31)
Javier Perianes, piano (Jan 17, 18)
Daniele Rustioni, conductor (Jan 24, 25)
Inbal Segev, cello (Mar 20)
Niloufar Shiri, kamancheh (Mar 20)
San Diego Symphony Festival Chorus (Oct 4,5,6)
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (Feb 15, 16)
Osmo Vänskä, conductor (Feb 28, Mar 1)

28 WORKS BY LIVING COMPOSERS

FRIEDA ABTAN – My Heart is a River (May 31)
JOHN ADAMS – The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot for Orchestra) (Nov 16, 17)
THOMAS ADÈS – Violin Concerto, “Concentric Paths” (Nov 16, 17)
MONTY ADKINS – Winter Tendrils (May 31)
SAHBA AMINIKIA – Tar o Pood (Warp and Weft), One Day; Tehran (Mar 20)
MASON BATES – Philharmonia Fantastique (Mar 15)
NICOLÁS LELL BENAVIDES – Tres minutos (Nov 22)
BILLY CHILDS Concerto for Orchestra (World Premiere) (Jan 31, Feb 1)
UNSUK CHIN – Cello Concerto (May 10, 11)
ANNA CLYNE – Color Field (Jan 17, 18)
GARETH FARR – From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs: "The Invocation of the Sea" (Mar 29, 30)
FREDRICK GIFFORD – Difficult Grace (May 31)
TED HEARNE – Freefucked (May 31)
AUGUSTA HOLMÈS – "La nuit et l'amour" from Ludus pro patria (Jan 10, 11)
DEVONTÉ HYNES – Sonata for Cello (May 31)
NATALIE JOACHIM – The Race: 1915 (May 31)
TEXU KIM - Welcome Home!! (World Premiere) (Sept 28)
THOMAS LARCHER – Time: Three Movements for Orchestra (Oct 4, 5, 6)
ARTURO MÁRQUEZ – Congo del fuego nuevo (Nov 2)
JESSIE MONTGOMERY – Because: A Symphony of Serendipity (Nov 2)
GABRIELA ORTIZ – Kauyumari (Nov 2)
GITY RAZAZ – Legend of Sigh, Road to Hana, Chance Has Spoken (Mar 20)
CAROLINE SHAW – The Mountain That Loved a Bird (Apr. 26)
NILOUFAR SHIRI – Ossification, Interlude IV (Mar 20)
GABRIELLA SMITH – Bioluminescence Chaconne (Jan 10, 11)
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS – Street Song for Symphonic Brass (Feb 15, 16)
PIERRE ALEXANDRE TREMBLAY – Asinglewordisnotenough 3 [invariant] (May 31)
TAKASHI YOSHIMATSU – Soprano Saxophone Concerto (May 3, 4)