Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Artists and Repertoire

Rafael Payare, conductor
Blake Pouliot, violin
San Diego Symphony Orchestra

Program to include:
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture, Op. 49


The last classical concert of the 2024 Summer Season features Rafael Payare conducting the San Diego Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, with soloist Blake Pouliot. The iconic 1812 Overture closes the evening with The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park’s signature pyrotechnics.

Note: this concert will end with a pyrotechnic/firework display accompaniment to the 1812 Overture. It will be short, colorful and loud.

This concert is made possible, in part, through the generous support of

  • Rady Shell Summer 2024 Season

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


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.