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OSM SEASON 2022/23: Driven by intensity

Maestro Rafael Payare’s arrival at the OSM brings fresh impetus and the promise of inspiring and memorable musical experiences.

Shostakovich Symphony No. 11 “The Year 1905”

6 May 2022

Shostakovich Symphony No. 11 “The Year 1905”

Rafael Payare’s recording of Shostakovich’s Eleventh Symphony “The Year 1905” with the San Diego Symphony released by Platoon in May 2022 marks the first commercial recording of Payare’s career.

Podcast: Name Drop San Diego

Podcast: Krzysztof Penderecki

Rafael Payare conducts Brahms’s Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

Concert recorded at Maison symphonique de Montréal (Montreal, Canada), on January 10, 2021. Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Conductor Rafael Payare, the new music director of the OSM

Internationally renowned conductor Rafael Payare will take on the role of Music Director of the OSM. Mr. Payare will become the 9th Music Director in the history of the orchestra.

San Diego Symphony: Beethoven “Triple Concerto”

Music Director Rafael Payare conducts musicians of the San Diego Symphony in Beethoven’s "Triple Concerto," featuring solos by renowned cellist Alisa Weilerstein, pianist and music director for La Jolla Music Society SummerFest Inon Barnatan, and…

San Diego Symphony: Rafael Payare, Music Director

Our new Music Director is in concert with the sounds of America’s Finest City.