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'What's That Sound?': First Music From The Rady Shell At Jacobs Park


  • WHEN Friday, May 21, 2021 at 7 p.m.
  • WHERE Virtual / San Diego Symphony
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  • AGES Not available
  • COST $25

The Shell has been named and is ready for its close up. Literally — there'll be no bad seats for Friday's first ever performance from the outdoor, bayside stage of The Rady Shell At Jacobs Park, thanks to the film production stylings of the Symphony's livestream crew. They'll perform two beloved works, Wagner’s "Siegfried Idyll" and Mozart’s "Jupiter Symphony." Sure those works are indescribably fantastic, but I'm a little miffed that they're not planning to play Dusty Springfield. After all the construction and unveiling build-up, I'd probably tune in just to hear music director Rafael Payare read from the phonebook at the Shell.

Details: Friday, May 21 at 7 p.m. Livestream. $25.
--Julia Dixon Evans, KPBS

From the Symphony:
We are thrilled to present the first San Diego Symphony concert to be recorded on the Una Davis Family Stage of The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park! For this very special occasion we have programmed one of our favorite composer "combos," Richard Wagner and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The program, led by Music Director Rafael Payare, features some of the most heartfelt and joyous music ever created by either composer.

San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Rafael Payare, conductor


WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll
MOZART: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, Jupiter

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