2020 Joan and Irwin Jacobs Festival Orchestra Series


Michael Francis, Music Director


Photo: Ken Jacques

Vienna: the Golden Years (Part 2)

Year Five of our Six-Year Exploration of Mozart’s Life

Considered by many to be the finest Festival Orchestra in America, the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra assembles only in June – and only in San Diego. Don’t miss a note! Lock in your seats today!

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Mainly Mozart Festival 2020
For Festival 2020 our all-star orchestra will continue its chronological journey through Mozart’s life. 2020 is also the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth and we will celebrate with spectacular concerts and chamber music. As always, the 2020 Festival will feature world-class soloists performing with our all-star Festival Orchestra.

All performances take place at 8pm at the Balboa Theatre.

Saturday, June 6
Mozart – Symphony No. 40
Mozart – Marriage of Figaro Overture
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5

Thursday, June 11 – Conrad Jones, trumpet; Martin Chalifour, violin
Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin
Haydn – Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major
Arvo Pärt – Fratres
Mozart – Symphony No. 39

Saturday, June 13 – Simone Lamsma, violin
Mozart/Beethoven – selected contradances and minuets
Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 26 in G minor
Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 Eroica

Thursday, June 18 – Maximilian Hornung, cello
Mozart – Don Giovanni Overture
Shostakovich – Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107 in E-flat Major
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4 Italian

Saturday, June 20 – Dejan Lazić, piano
Kodály – Dances of Galanta
Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
Beethoven – Symphony No. 7

All programming and musicians subject to change

Renewing Subscribers
Unless you indicate you would like to move, you will receive the same seats.

New Subscribers
We will call you to discuss your specific seats.

Festival Orchestra 2020
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