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California Festival Family & Community Day

Sunday, November 5, 2023 from 12 PM to 6 PM
The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park
All Ages
RSVP required

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of San Diego's vibrant arts scene as we shine a spotlight on musical organizations that make our city a culturally rich community. The free California Festival Family & Community Day will showcase performances by the San Diego Youth Symphony, San Diego Master Chorale and Art of Elan. Don't miss out – RSVP now and create cherished memories at the California Festival Family & Community Day. See you there!

This event begins at 12noon and lasts until 6pm. This is a FREE event for the whole family. Food, beverages (no alcohol), chairs and blankets may be brought in. Food and drink will also be available for purchase onsite.

12 p.m.: San Diego Symphony
1:30 p.m.: San Diego Youth Symphony
3 p.m.: San Diego Master Chorale
4:30 p.m.: Art of Elan

Artists and Repertoires:
Salk Institute Professor Greg Lemke, California Festival Family and Community Day MC

Rafael Payare, conductor
David Castillo, narrator
Members of the San Diego Symphony
San Diego Suzuki School of Music
William STARR: “Twinkle” from Variations on Suzuki Melodies
San Diego Suzuki School of Music
Carlos SIMON: Journey
Leopold MOZART: Kindersymphonie (“Toy Symphony”)
Jessie MONTGOMERY: Strum
Sergei PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf

Sameer Patel, conductor
San Diego Youth Symphony
Johannes BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances No. 1 in G minor
Anna CLYNE: Restless Oceans
Andrea CASARRUBIOS: Anthem for Strings
Michael-Thomas FOUMAI: "The Happiest Color" from The Telling Rooms
Johannes BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 & 6 (Arr. A. Parlow)

San Diego Master Chorale
Dr. John K. Russell, music director
Jean BERGER: Movement 4 from Vision of Peace
Jennifer Lucy COOK: “They are Mother”
Saunder CHOI: “The New Colossus”
Jocelyn HAGEN: “Where All Are Welcome” and “Sanctus” from amass
arr. Matthew BROWN: "True Colors"
arr. Zanaida ROBLES: "Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing"

Art of Elan
Michael OESTERLE: Selections from Parlour Games
Juhi BANSAL: Trail of Stars
Paul WIANCKO: Cities of Air
Carlos SIMON: Between Worlds
Nahre SOL: Crossroads (World Premiere)
Erberk ERYILMAZ: Raki Havasi

This concert is part of The California Festival, a new, statewide music initiative showcasing the most compelling and forward-looking voices
in performances of works written in the past five years.

Related links:
San Diego Symphony: website | Instagram | Facebook

California Festival: website | Instagram | Facebook

The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

222 Marina Park Way
San Diego, California 92101

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Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.