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Anthony Mcgill playing clarinet in front of a kinetic RGB Mirror by Daniel Rozin

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Take a Curated Approach or Plan Your Own Journey Through SummerFest

Dive into the influences of African American Spirituals, Americana, and jazz on classical composers; get to know the hottest composers writing today; join us for afternoon concerts and weeknights without intermission; or call the box office for advice on creating your custom lineup.

Save 20% on any five or more SummerFest concerts! 

Simply add 5 or more SummerFest concerts to your cart to unlock the discount or call Shannon and the box office team at 858.459.3728 from 10 AM – 6 PM, Monday – Friday.

Synergy Initiative 2021: The American Perspectives Series & Grand Duos

As part of this year’s Synergy Initiative, we explore what makes something sound distinctly American, and how the American sound, much like America itself, draws on a mosaic of influences and, in turn, inspires others. From folk songs, gospel choirs, and jazz classics to vast aural landscapes and iconic cinematic scores, the American Perspectives series is a captivating chronicle of musical America. The initiative closes with Grand Duos, which features a genre-bending world première by trailblazing Israeli-American composer Tamar Muskal: a concerto for percussionist Steven Schick, chamber ensemble, and computer-animated wooden mirror by artist Daniel Rozin.

For fans of new music

This season features works by some of the most exciting composers writing today, including our very first chamber opera, A Song By Mahler by Marc Neikrug. We’re also thrilled to welcome Gabriela Lena Frank, who was was included in the Washington Post’s list of the 35 most significant women composers in history, as our composer in residence and guest curator.

Mid-Week Concerts

Make a mid-week date night out of these five concerts

Need Help Deciding?

Call Shannon and the Box Office Team at 858.458.3728 to learn more.