San Diego Symphony Announces Inaugural Season at Jacobs Park

SBO Staff • July 2021News • July 10, 2021

The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

The San Diego Symphony announced its inaugural season of concerts at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, the new year-round outdoor venue with 360-degree views of downtown, the marina, and the bay.

After the opening weekend Aug. 6-8, the season will offer more than 40 concerts between August and November 2021, including eight concerts led by music director Rafael Payare. 

From classical music to Broadway, film, jazz, pop, Latin and classic rock, the season will showcase more than 50 featured artists who will perform as part of the Symphony’s expanded schedule of diverse outdoor concerts.

Season highlights include Aug. 22, when Yo-Yo Ma and his Goat Rodeo partners perform with vocalist Aoife O’Donovan; Aug. 27, when Police drummer Stuart Copeland joins the orchestra; and Sept. 26, when Jason Mraz teams up with the San Diego Symphony. Other featured performers include Roger Daltrey (Aug. 19), Smokey Robinson (Aug. 21); and founding Beach Boys members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine performing with Blondie Chaplin (Aug. 31).

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