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San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

JAVIER ÁLVAREZ – Brazos de niebla (Arms of Mist), based on text by Juan Felipe Herrera
(World premiere commissioned by the SDSO)
TCHAIKOVSKY – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
PROKOFIEV – Symphony No. 7 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131

David Danzmayr, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

The unique commissioned work that opens this program brings together Mexican composer Javier Álvarez and genre-crossing United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. The work will be scored for orchestra, narrator and four vihuelas. The concert also features brilliant young pianist/composer Conrad Tao performing Piotr Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto.

Conrad Tao was called one of “5 Classical Music Faces to Watch this Season” in a recent New York Times article!

San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

JAVIER ÁLVAREZ – Brazos de niebla (Arms of Mist), based on text by Juan Felipe Herrera
(World premiere commissioned by the SDSO)
TCHAIKOVSKY – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
PROKOFIEV – Symphony No. 7 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131

David Danzmayr, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

The unique commissioned work that opens this program brings together Mexican composer Javier Álvarez and genre-crossing United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. The work will be scored for orchestra, narrator and four vihuelas. The concert also features brilliant young pianist/composer Conrad Tao performing Piotr Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto.

Conrad Tao was called one of “5 Classical Music Faces to Watch this Season” in a recent New York Times article!

San Diego Symphony – Tao Plays Tchaikovsky

San Diego Symphony – Tao Plays Tchaikovsky

JAVIER ÁLVAREZ – Brazos de niebla (Arms of Mist), based on text by Juan Felipe Herrera
(World premiere commissioned by the SDSO)
TCHAIKOVSKY – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23

David Danzmayr, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

The unique commissioned work that opens this program brings together Mexican composer Javier Álvarez and genre-crossing United States Poet Laureate Juan Filipe Herrera. The work will be scored for orchestra, narrator and four vihuelas. The concert also features brilliant young pianist/composer Conrad Tao performing Piotr Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto.

Conrad Tao was called one of “5 Classical Music Faces to Watch this Season” in a recent New York Times article!

Note: This “Rush Hour 2.0” concert begins at 6:30pm and runs less than 90 minutes with no intermission. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability are subject to change.

MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA and SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA and SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

GLINKA – Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla (Mariinsky Orchestra)
BORODIN – In the Steppes of Central Asia (San Diego Symphony)
SHOSTAKOVICH – Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60: Leningrad (Mariinsky Orchestra + San Diego Symphony)

Mariinsky Orchestra
San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, conductor

Join us for a special performance featuring the San Diego Symphony Orchestra combined with the world-renowned Mariinsky Orchestrafrom St. Petersburg, Russia. This extraordinary concert features the Mariinsky Orchestra performing Glinka’s Russlan and Ludmilla overture and the San Diego Symphony performing (for the first time ever) Borodin’s In the Steppes of Central Asia.

This all-Russian concert comes to a grand conclusion with Maestro Valery Gergiev leading the combined orchestras in a searing performance of Shostakovich’s powerful Leningrad Symphony. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening featuring Mariinsky joining forces with an American orchestra for the very first time, all happening on the stage of Copley Symphony Hall at the Jacobs Music Center!

San Diego Symphony – Beethoven 7

San Diego Symphony – Beethoven 7

MICHAEL IPPOLITO – Nocturne
GRIEG – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Edo de Waart, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

Joyce Yang, one of the most acclaimed pianists of her generation, returns to Copley Symphony Hall to perform music of Edvard Grieg as the first concert in her two-week residency on our Jacobs Masterworks opening. Ludwig van Beethoven’s immortal Seventh Symphony concludes the program.

San Diego Symphony – Beethoven 7

San Diego Symphony – Beethoven 7

MICHAEL IPPOLITO – Nocturne
GRIEG – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Edo de Waart, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

Joyce Yang, one of the most acclaimed pianists of her generation, returns to Copley Symphony Hall to perform music of Edvard Grieg as the first concert in her two-week residency on our Jacobs Masterworks opening. Ludwig van Beethoven’s immortal Seventh Symphony concludes the program.

San Diego Symphony – Lang Lang Plays Mozart

San Diego Symphony – Lang Lang Plays Mozart

BERLIOZ – Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
RESPIGHI – Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome)

Edo de Waart, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

This special not-to-be-missed season-opening concert event features piano superstar Lang Lang in a performance of one of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s greatest concertos written for the piano. Conductor Edo de Waart opens the program with Hector Berlioz’s Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict, an opera based on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. The program concludes with the magnificent and popular Fountains of Rome by Ottorino Respighi.

San Diego Symphony – Gershwin on Broadway

San Diego Symphony – Gershwin on Broadway

Rob Fisher, conductor

Norm Lewis, vocals
Robert Fairchild, vocals and tap dance
Aundi Marie Moore, vocals

San Diego Master Chorale

The Embarcadero will come alive with the music of one of America’s finest composers, George Gershwin. This concert will feature Broadway stars performing the most beloved songs of George and Ira Gershwin, with particular focus on the recent revivals of An American in Paris and Porgy and Bess. Our special guests will be Norm Lewis, from that 2012 Porgy and Bess Broadway run, and singer and dancer Robert Fairchild, Tony Award-nominated star of the An American in Paris revival. Leading the concert is acclaimed Broadway conductor Rob Fisher. Selections to include “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” “Summertime” and more!

San Diego Symphony – Gershwin on Broadway

San Diego Symphony – Gershwin on Broadway

Rob Fisher, conductor

Norm Lewis, vocals
Robert Fairchild, vocals and tap dance
Aundi Marie Moore, vocals

San Diego Master Chorale

The Embarcadero will come alive with the music of one of America’s finest composers, George Gershwin. This concert will feature Broadway stars performing the most beloved songs of George and Ira Gershwin, with particular focus on the recent revivals of An American in Paris and Porgy and Bess. Our special guests will be Norm Lewis, from that 2012 Porgy and Bess Broadway run, and singer and dancer Robert Fairchild, Tony Award-nominated star of the An American in Paris revival. Leading the concert is acclaimed Broadway conductor Rob Fisher. Selections to include “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” “Summertime” and more!

San Diego Symphony – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

San Diego Symphony – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE™ IN CONCERT
A Bayside Summer Nights Special Concert

John Jesensky, conductor

When Harry Potter™’s name emerges from the Goblet of Fire™, he becomes a competitor in a grueling battle for glory among three wizarding schools – the Triwizard Tournament. But since Harry never submitted his name for the Tournament, who did? Now Harry must confront a deadly dragon, fierce water demons and an enchanted maze only to find himself in the cruel grasp of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. In this fourth film adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, everything changes as Harry, Ron and Hermione leave childhood forever and take on challenges greater than anything they could have imagined..