Summer 2024 Opening Night with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra

Artists and Repertoire

Gemma New, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

John ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
COPLAND: "Four Dance Episodes" from Rodeo
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34


Celebrate the opening of the Conrad Prebys 2024 Summer Season at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gemma New and pianist Olga Kern. The concert features Kern performing the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3, as well as Copland’s Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo (including the well-known “Hoe-down” movement) and Rimsky-Korsakov's fiery Capriccio espagnol, which is based on Spanish folk melodies.

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  • Rady Shell Summer 2024 Season

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Time 7:30 p.m.
Venue The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park
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The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park


The Rady Shell expanded culinary program — The Shell Provisions — offers an impressive range of local specialties from some of San Diego's finest eateries and locally sourced options ranging from casual to upscale. New state-of-the-art kitchens and dining spaces will make dining with your friends and family at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park a memorable experience.

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.