Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto and Stravinsky’s Firebird

Artists and Repertoire

Rafael Payare, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano

Mike Tutaj, projection designer
Hillary Leben, character animation
Gerard McBurney, creative consultant

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird (complete)


Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists, proclaimed by The New York Times as “a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs.” He joins music director Rafael Payare and the San Diego Symphony at The Rady Shell for closing night of our 2023-24 season, performing Beethoven's sublime Piano Concerto No. 4 in a concert that also features Stravinsky’s complete ballet score to The Firebird.

The Firebird will feature projections on The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park with characters from the story coming to life. 

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Time 6:30 p.m.
Venue The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park
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The Shell Provisions is brought to life by our local partners. These partners include some of San Diego's most talked-about favorites, like Chef Richard Blais, Urban Kitchen, Biga, Lola 55, Wicked Popcorn, Kitchens for Good and Cali Cream.

(See all of your options, including our new, deliciously curated "Blais by the Bay" pre-order service, on our Dining Page!)


Please note: Food and beverages may not be brought in to The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. In an effort to reduce waste, guests are welcome to bring one empty reusable plastic or aluminum water bottle only. Bottles can be filled at water refill stations inside the venue. Glass bottles are not permitted.