Angela Meade, Liv Redpath, Dashon Burton, Anna Larson to Headline San Diego Symphony’s 2023-24 Season

By David Salazar

San Diego Symphony has announced its 2023-24 season.

For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on vocal and operatic performances.

Jacobs Masterworks Season

It all kicks off with Rafael Payare leading performances of Strauss’ “Til Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks,” the west coast premiere of Billy Children’s Saxophone Concerto,” Mozart’s “Exsutate, jubilate,” Debussy’s “La Mer,” and the world premiere of Texu Kim’s “Welcome Home!!”

Soprano Liv Redpath and saxophonist Steven Banks will be the soloists.

Performance Date: Nov. 4, 2023

Soprano Angela Meade and mezzo Anna Larson will headline Mahler’s Symphony No. 2. Payare conducts a performance which also includes a new work by Carlos Simon. The performance also features the San Diego Symphony Festival Choir.

Performance Date: Nov. 11 & 12, 2023

Bass-baritone Dashon Burton will lead a performance featuring music by Michael Tilson Thomas, who conducts. The performance also features two symphonies by Sibelius.

Performance Date: March 23 & 24, 2024

Currents Series

Nicolas Lell Benavides and Marella Martin lead Martin Koch’s “Tres Minutos” in co-production with Music of Remembrance.

Performance Date: Jan. 5, 2023