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Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center

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Business hours

Sunday noon to 4 p.m.
Monday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday noon to 4 p.m.

Historic Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center, home of the San Diego Symphony, is regarded as one of the finest classical music venues on the West Coast.

Originally built in 1929 as a premiere movie house (known then as The Fox Theater), this lush, French Rococo/ Spanish Colonial blend-style hall was conferred to the Symphony in 1984. The beauty and majesty of this historic hall has added to the stature and artistic growth of San Diego Symphony.

San Diego Symphony performed its first concert on December 6, 1910. In the 97 years since its inception, San Diego Symphony has become one of the leading orchestras in the United States. It is committed to providing musical experiences of superior quality for the greater San Diego community and beyond. Through a rich mixture of innovative and educational programming designed to appeal to all ages and cultures, the Symphony makes music an integral part of the cultural and intellectual fabric of the San Diego region, valued by and relevant to all its residents.

Copley Symphony Hall is a multi-functional facility that can host concerts, comedy shows, corporate & civic events, film screenings and more. It is equipped with state-of-the-art digital sound and lighting technology, and normally seats up to 2235, with possible front row expansions accommodating 39 more. Embedded inside the performance chamber is a full-sized Robert Morton pneumatic pipe organ and two carbon-arc film projectors.

Upcoming events at Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center

oct 8

San Diego Symphony Opus Gala 2016

Date Saturday, October 8, 5 p.m.
Cost $30 - $5000 buy tickets
Age limit 18+
Event Time Category

San Diego Symphony Season Opening Concert With Michael Feinstein And Cheyenne Jackson

Saturday, Oct. 8
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Opening Weekend With Gil Shaham

Friday, Oct. 14
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Opening Weekend With Gil Shaham

Saturday, Oct. 15
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Opening Weekend With Gil Shaham

Sunday, Oct. 16
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: Family Holiday Concert

Tuesday, Oct. 18
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: 'Peter And The Wolf'

Sunday, Oct. 23
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: 'The Phantom Of The Opera' (1925)

Sunday, Oct. 23
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Saturday, Oct. 29
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

Dia de los Muertos

Sunday, Oct. 30
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

Ms. Lauryn Hill

Tuesday, Nov. 1
6 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff And Mozart

Friday, Nov. 11
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff And Mozart

Saturday, Nov. 12
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff And Mozart

Sunday, Nov. 13
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

2016 National Philanthropy Day: 'A Symphony Of Philanthropy'

Wednesday, Nov. 16
4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Charity

San Diego Symphony Beyond The Score: Dvorak

Friday, Nov. 18
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

Diego el Cigala, Master of Flamenco

Saturday, Nov. 19
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: Count Basie Orchestra: 'Sinatra’s Jazz'

Saturday, Nov. 26
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

San Diego Symphony: 'Home Alone'

Friday, Dec. 2
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Adams, Atoms and Planets

Saturday, Dec. 3
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

Vienna Boys Choir

Sunday, Dec. 4
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Adams, Atoms and Planets

Sunday, Dec. 4
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Beethoven's Ninth

Friday, Dec. 9
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Beethoven's Ninth

Saturday, Dec. 10
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Beethoven's Ninth

Sunday, Dec. 11
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's Noel Noel

Friday, Dec. 16
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's Noel Noel

Saturday, Dec. 17
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's Noel Noel

Sunday, Dec. 18
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

Chanticleer

Monday, Dec. 19
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

San Diego Symphony Presents Americans in Paris

Friday, Jan. 6
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Americans in Paris

Sunday, Jan. 8
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's LA/NY

Friday, Jan. 20
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: Perlman Plays John Williams

Saturday, Jan. 21
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's LA/NY

Sunday, Jan. 22
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

La Jolla Music Society Presents PKF-Prague Philharmonia

Wednesday, Jan. 25
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's American Riffs and Rhapsodies

Friday, Jan. 27
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's Beyond the Score: Things Our Fathers Loved

Saturday, Jan. 28
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's American Riffs and Rhapsodies

Sunday, Jan. 29
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

San Diego Symphony Presents Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Friday, Feb. 3
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents A Lang Lang Super Sunday

Sunday, Feb. 5
1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's The Classical Style

Friday, Feb. 10
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's The Classical Style

Saturday, Feb. 11
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

La Jolla Music Society Presents Bamberg Symphony

Saturday, Feb. 18
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Arts

The Chieftains Presented By San Diego Symphony

Saturday, Feb. 25
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

San Diego Symphony Presents Shostakovich and Beethoven

Friday, Mar. 3
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Shostakovich and Beethoven

Saturday, Mar. 4
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Shostakovich and Beethoven

Sunday, Mar. 5
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Bruckner Symphony No. 8

Saturday, Mar. 25
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Bruckner Symphony No. 8

Sunday, Mar. 26
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

La Jolla Music Society Presents Danish National Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, Mar. 30
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

San Diego Symphony Presents Russia and Paris

Saturday, Apr. 1
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Russia and Paris

Sunday, Apr. 2
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

San Diego Symphony Presents Mahler Symphony No. 3

Friday, May. 5
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Mahler Symphony No. 3

Saturday, May. 6
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Mahler Symphony No. 3

Sunday, May. 7
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's Spring and Summer

Friday, May. 12
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony's Spring and Summer

Saturday, May. 13
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: Charles Dutoit Conducts

Friday, May. 19
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: Charles Dutoit Conducts

Saturday, May. 20
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony: Charles Dutoit Conducts

Sunday, May. 21
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Jahja Ling's Finale

Friday, May. 26
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Jahja Ling's Finale

Saturday, May. 27
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Symphony Presents Jahja Ling's Finale

Sunday, May. 28
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Arts

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