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Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center

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 Dec. 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 event at Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center

The Chieftains Presented By San Diego Symphony

  • Tomorrow, 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • The San Diego Symphony welcomes six-time Grammy Award-winners and "Irenland's premier music ambassadors" The Chieftains. The group returns to the Jacobs Music Center for a night of Irish song and Celtic charm, drawing on over 50 years of traditional Irish music-making. The San Diego Symphony Orchestra does not appear on this program. For additional details call (619) 235-0804. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; ... Read more

All upcoming events at Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center

The Chieftains Presented By San Diego SymphonyTomorrow

San Diego Symphony Presents Shostakovich And BeethovenMarch 3, 2017

San Diego Symphony: 'Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone'March 11, 2017

San Diego Symphony's She's Got That Swing: Women In JazzMarch 18, 2017

San Diego Symphony Presents Bruckner Symphony No. 8March 25, 2017

La Jolla Music Society Presents Danish National Symphony OrchestraMarch 30, 2017

San Diego Symphony Presents Russia and ParisApril 1, 2017

San Diego Symphony: 'The Wizard Of Oz'April 15, 2017

San Diego Symphony: 'Dr. Seuss’ The Sneetches' Family ConcertApril 23, 2017

Big Band Bash With The Jazz @ The Jacobs Orchestra!April 29, 2017

San Diego Symphony: 'The Freshman' (1925)April 30, 2017

San Diego Symphony Presents Mahler Symphony No. 3May 5, 2017

San Diego Symphony's Spring and SummerMay 12, 2017

San Diego Symphony: Charles Dutoit ConductsMay 19, 2017

Jazz @ Jacobs: Chucho ValdésMay 21, 2017

San Diego Symphony Presents Jahja Ling's FinaleMay 26, 2017

Past events

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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.

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