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December 7-8, 2019

Keir GoGwilt, who dazzled in Thomas Adès’ Violin Concerto two seasons ago, returns with another unfamiliar (and very different) piece, the Violin Concerto of Robert Schumann, one of that doomed composer’s final works.  The La Jolla Symphony Chorus joins the orchestra for the work that launched John Adams’ career: Harmonium.

Christmas “Messiah” Community Sing

December 15 4:00 pm 

Ruben Valenzuela will lead the La Jolla Symphony chamber orchestra, chorus soloists, and audience members in the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah. All are welcome to join in for the singing or simply enjoy the sound of hundreds of voices lifted in song.
The total to rent a score is $15. $10 is the rental fee, with a $5 deposit, which is refunded when the score is returned at the end of the concert.
If a person wishes to keep the score they rented, then there is no refund of the deposit
In Advance: General $18 / Student-Youth $10
(21 and under)
Venue: St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, Carlsbad: 6628 Santa Isabel St.
(corner of Alga Rd. and El Fuerte)

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Young Artists Competition 2020

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Conrad Prebys Music Center, UCSD
The 2020 Young Artists Competition will be held in the Conrad Prebys Music Center
on the University of California, San Diego
campus. Directions can be found at

Entry Deadline:
December 13, 2019

February Concert:
Symphony No. 3 


February 8-9, 2020
Steven Schick, conductor

Anahita Abbasi New Work
Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 3
Michael Pisaro Concerto for Amplified Percussion & Orchestra

Soloist: Greg Stuart, percussion

Brahms’ mighty Third Symphony manages also to be his most intimate and–some would say–his most beautiful symphony. The La Jolla Symphony has not played it for over a quarter of a century–come, listen fresh, and rediscover the wonders of this glorious music. 


Dress Rehearsals

2019-2020 Open Rehearsal Schedule
Dress rehearsals are from 7:00 to 10:00 with
one 20-minute break unless otherwise noted.

February 7 – 7:00 to 10:00 pm
March 13 – 7:00 to 10:00 pm
May 1 – 7:00 to 10:00 pm
June 5 – 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Your Adventurous Symphony Experience!

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February 8-9, 2020
Brahms. Pissaro. Abbasi.

March 14-15, 2020
Britten-War Requiem

May 2-3, 2020
Debussy. Boulanger. Takemitsu.

June 6-7, 2020
Adams. Mendelssohn. Rossini.

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