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2013 -14 SUBSCRIBE NOW! BILL CONTI PRINCIPAL POPS CONDUCTOR BALLROOM WITH A TWIST

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CITY LIGHTS SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

All concerts below are included in the Friday and Saturday 5-concert subscription packages. BILL CONTI AT THE ACADEMY AWARDS Friday & Saturday, October 18 & 19, 8pm Bill Conti, conductor

Bill Conti

Academy® and five-time Emmy® Award-winner Bill Conti makes his debut as San Diego Symphony’s new principal pops conductor! Serving as musical director of the Academy Award ceremonies 19 times, Bill Conti will pay tribute to the most honored and popular music ever written for the silver screen. Relive your favorite memories and movies along with Conti’s own compositions including The Right Stuff, Gonna Fly Now and For Your Eyes Only. And the Oscar goes to…

Holiday Pops - AN AMERICANA CHRISTMAS Traditional, Blue Grass, Gospel

Friday & Saturday, December 20 & 21, 8pm Non-Subscription concerts: Saturday, December 21, 2pm; Sunday, December 22, 7:30pm Matthew Garbutt, conductor Alison Brown, banjo and guitar San Diego Master Chorale; San Diego Children’s Choir

San Diego Symphony, San Diego Master Chorale and San Diego Children’s Choir

This year’s Holiday Pops will sparkle with something for the whole family to enjoy. It will be a celebration to remember featuring San Diego native and Grammy® Award-winning guitar and banjo player, Alison Brown. She will steal the spotlight performing festive holiday hits with a blue grass twist. And of course the evening would not be complete without our famous traditional yuletide hits guaranteed to lift your spirits!

BALLROOM WITH A TWIST - Singing, Dancing and More! Friday & Saturday, January 17 & 18, 8pm Matthew Garbutt, conductor

Tango, Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Jive – and then some! Conceived and choreographed by Dancing with the Stars’ Emmy®-nominated Louis van Amstel, Ballroom with a Twist is back by popular demand! Don’t miss this evening of grace, athleticism and passion. With a cast of international dancers and a pair of American Idol singers, you’ll be swept away with this sensational production. Ballroom with a Twist

PETER NERO PLAYS GERSHWIN Friday & Saturday, March 28 & 29, 8pm Peter Nero, conductor and piano

Take a trip through the vast and delightful American songbook of George Gershwin with Grammy®, Lifetime Achievement Award-winner and Philly Pops conductor, pianist Peter Nero. Hailed as one of the premier interpreters of Gershwin and starring in the Emmy® Award-winning NBC Special S’Wonderful, S’Marvelous, S’Gershwin, prepare to be amazed as Peter Nero brings the music of one of the most cherished and popular composers to life.

Peter Nero

SHEENA EASTON SINGS JAMES BOND Friday & Saturday, May 9 & 10, 8pm Bill Conti, conductor Sheena Easton, vocals

The name is Bond. James Bond. Dashing and debonair. His movie themes evoke international intrigue, glamour and suspense. Two–time Grammy® Award-winning Sheena Easton, the featured singer on the James Bond soundtrack For Your Eyes Only, will enchant, entice and seduce you into the world of Goldfinger, The Spy Who Loved Me, Diamonds are Forever, You Only Live Twice and The World Is Not Enough. How do you like your martini? James Bond

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IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with SIR JAMES GALWAY*

NEW YEAR’S CONCERT Salute to Vienna*

November 10, 7:30pm JoAnn Falletta, conductor Sir James Galway, flute Lady Jeanne Galway, flute HARTY: In Ireland MOZART: Flute Concerto No. 2 HAMMOND: Carolan Variations MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3: Scottish

PINCHAS ZUKERMAN and YEFIM BRONFMAN IN RECITAL* DANCE BRAZIL*Saturday, April 5, 8pm

Sunday, March 10, 2013, 7:30pm Pinchas Zukerman, violin and viola Strength and speed. This company in Afro-Brazilian artistic expression Yefimexcels Bronfman, piano including Capoeira and contemporary movement plus traditional dance and SCHUBERT: Sonatina, D. 385 Pinchas Zukerman martial arts. Dance Brazil, based in New York City, represents Brazilian BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 7: Eroica culture in all of its explosive and dramatic forms.

BRAHMS: Viola Sonata No. 1

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ ORCHESTRA MEGADETH’S WITH IRVIN MAYFIELD* DAVE MUSTAINE with Friday, March 29, 2013, 8pm DIEGO SYMPHONY A tasty musical gumbo, here’s SAN classic New Orleans jazz served with blistering Creole heat, led by Grammy® Symphony Award-winner Irvin Interrupted Mayfield. The repertoire is steeped in the jazz canon of TheSaturday, Big Easy including compositions and April original 12, 8pm big band hits by Duke EllingtonDave and Mustaine, Count Basie. guitar

Salute to Vienna

Wednesday, January 1, 2:30pm The Strauss Symphony of America András Deák, conductor (Budapest) Lara Ciekiewicz, soprano (Canada) Brian Cheney, tenor (New York) Dancers from Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine & International Champion Ballroom Dancers A magnificent re-creation of Vienna’s world famous New Year’s Concert featuring a stellar cast of over 75 musicians, European singers and charming dancers. Ring in the New Year with a light hearted blend of famous Strauss waltzes, polkas & operetta excerpts.

Your Subscriber Benefits • Save up to 25% off of regularly-priced tickets. • Priority seating. • Free ticket exchanges into subscription concerts. • And Russian National Balletmore! Theatre

WAGNER: “Ride of the Valkyries” from Die Walküre VIVALDI: “Winter” from The Four Seasons DVOˇRÁK: Symphony No. 9: From the New World

*San Diego Symphony does not perform.

Dave Mustaine

Fox THEATRE FILM SERIES Symphony Hall was originally in 1929 as The Fox Theatre, MY BEST GIRL (1927)by * May 26 and save 50%. Addbuilt the films below to your subscription Starring Mary Pickford and Buddy Rogers a premiere movie palace. Enjoy silent film legends on the big 11, 2013, (1925)May with Lon8pm Chaney* THEquality PHANTOM OF carbon-arc THE OPERASaturday, screen with incredible image from our rare Russ Peck, organ 30, 8pmbelow Russ and Peck, organ film projectors! SubscribeWednesday, to all threeOctober performances Merrill, a millionaire, poses as Joe Grant and takes a job in performance the Get inpriced the Halloween spirit with one of the greatestJoe horror filmsson of ofearly cinema. Lon Chaney’s stunningly memorable as the Phantom save up to 30% off regularly single tickets! stockroom of his father’s department store. There he meets and falls in love is a must-see classic tale of romance and murder. The love-obsessed Phantom haunts the Paris Opera House in persuit of the woman he desires. stockroom girl Maggie Johnson. Problems arise when his engagement to The Phantom of the Russ Peck accompanies the film on the mighty Foxwith Theatre Pipe Organ! high society girl, Millicent Rogers, goes awry. Uncredited as a Flirty Salesgirl is (1925) BIGOpera BUSINESS (1929) AND COSTUME CONTEST: Dress up in your Halloween costume and enter to win special prizes. Carole Lombard.

CHAPLIN’S SHORT FILMS: THE RINK AND THE SHOP* THE PAWN THIEF OF BAGDAD

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An Arabian Nights Fantasy starring Douglas Fairbanks*

Starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Charlie Chaplin Saturday, February 1, 8pm Russ Peck, Organ Popcorn and Sunday, December 2, 2012, 2pm Step into the world of flying carpets, fearsome monsters and magical escapades! Swashbuckling movie icon Douglas Fairbanks stars in this Russ Peck, organ drinks served at classic, silent film adventure about a slippery and stylish burglar who dares to fall love with the daughter of the Caliph! Stan and Ollie are door-to-door Christmas tree salesmen in California. Havoc every showing! ensues when they feud with grumpy, would-be customer, James Finlaynon, The ThiefinofhisBagdad resulting home (1924) and their car being KINGS destroyed in OF the melee. Also, enjoy two THE SILENT COMEDY - Bumping into Broadway (1919) starring Harold Lloyd of Chaplin’s most famous slapstick comedies, The Rink(1924) and Thestarring Pawn Shop. Buster Keaton • The Vagabond (1919) starring Charlie Chaplin* Sherlock, Jr.

Saturday, April 19, 8pm Russ Peck, organ

THE SON OF THE SHEIK In the Silent Era,(1926) Lloyd,*Keaton and Chaplin were comedy royalty. Tonight all three stars shine brightly! First, Harold Lloyd’s famous “boy with Starring Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky glasses” character struggles on Broadway until he meets the girl and wins big at the casino. Next, Buster Keaton stars in a comedic mystery

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 8pm Son as of the as two men vie for a beautiful girl’s affection by solving a “who-done-it.” And finally, the enduring Charlie The Chaplin TheSheik Vagabond falls in Russ Peck, organ love with a gypsy ingénue ultimately winning her heart. Ahmed, son of Diana and Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan, falls in love with Yasmin, *San Diego Symphony does not perform. The Vagabond a dancing girl who(1916) fronts her father’s gang of mountebanks. Yasmin and Ahmed begin to meet secretly until one night her father and the gang capture and torture Ahmed.


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SALUTE TO VIENNA

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IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with JAMES GALWAY* November 10, 7:30pm

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PINCHAS ZUKERMAN and YEFIM BRONFMAN IN RECITAL*, April 5, 8pm

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