San Diego Symphony’s 2023-24 SeasonFeb 6, 2023
Music Director Rafael Payare and the San Diego Symphony have announced the 2023–24 Jacobs Music Center season that will introduce audiences to the organization’s renovated and revitalized indoor home, Copley Symphony Hall at Jacobs Music Center. Beginning November 4, 2023, the season will feature the works of more than 35 composers, representing 250 years of music.
Highlights of the season will include Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” with the California Festival Chorus, put together by the San Diego Symphony, featuring voices from some of the best choruses in the state, and soloists Angela Meade and Anna Larsson; The Ring Without Words, a symphonic journey through Richard Wagner’s Ring cycle, conducted by Payare; and excerpts from Prokofiev’s beloved Romeo and Juliet. The season also includes World Premieres by Texu Kim, Carlos Simon, and Vladimir Tarnopolsky; and the West Coast Premieres of works by Mason Bates, Gabriela Ortiz and Billy Childs.
Guest Artists include Jeremy Denk, Pacho Flores, Augustin Hadelich, Stephen Hough, Lang Lang, Jan Lisiecki, Daniel Lozakovich, Yo-Yo Ma, Gil Shaham, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and more.
On the 2023-24 season and the newly renovated Jacobs Music Center, Payare said, “We have much to celebrate here in San Diego,” “and an abundance of exciting programs with which to welcome everyone back to Jacobs Music Center. Audiences will discover a new concert experience and hear the phenomenal musicians of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra as never before.”