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THUR, JUNE 27, 7:30pm Get Down Tonight! Relive the days of disco with KC and the Sunshine Band at our sixth annual Tux ‘N Tennies Summer Bash. From That’s the Way (I Like It) to (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty, the “Founders of the Dance Revolution” will have you dancing in the aisles. Wear your tux, wear your tennies and break out your favorite disco outfit. For details call 619.615.3906.
THUR, JULY 18, 8pm Final Fantasy descends on the Summer Pops! Fresh off the 25th anniversary of FINAL FANTASY celebration, music from one of the most popular video games of all time arrives just in time for Comic-Con. The San Diego Symphony performs the live soundtrack to this stunning video presentation conducted by Arnie Roth. Plus legendary composer Nobuo Uematsu will be in attendance!
MUSIC OF THE ROLLING STONES
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FRI & SAT, JUNE 28 & 29, 7:30pm The original bad boys of rock ‘n roll are back via a highenergy tribute to Jagger and company. Their songs are legendary. Mick’s strut iconic. The British Invasion returns with Satisfaction, Under My Thumb, Brown Sugar and Paint it Black.
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THUR, FRI & SAT, JULY 4, 5 & 6, 7:30pm Celebrate the Fourth of July at San Diego’s favorite holiday salute. Bill Conti, our new principal pops conductor, famed Rocky composer and Oscar® and five-time Emmy® Awardwinner, leads the way. It’ll be a patriotic extravaganza with all-American hits from Main Street to Broadway, complete with John Philip Sousa marches, a tribute to the military and a spectacular fireworks display to light up the sky!
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FRI & SAT, JULY 12 & 13, 7:30pm The Bee Gees achieved worldwide fame with a string of top 10 hits in the ‘60s and ‘70s and led an international disco revolution with Saturday Night Fever. Our “Stayin’ Alive” tribute band performs Number One hits such as How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever and You Should Be Dancing! COSTUME CONTEST! Dress up in your favorite ‘70s outfit and enter to win special prizes.
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SUN, JULY 14, 7:30pm It’ll be a European holiday as you sail along the Danube to the musical capital of the world – Vienna, Austria. Then, it’s onto the 18th century birthplace of Mozart – Salzburg. Enjoy light classical favorites from Viennese Masters such as Johann Strauss’ The Blue Danube. Tonight the old world city, charm and the inspiration of the majestic Alps will entice and carry you away. Guest Artist Sponsors: Norman Forrester and Bill Griffin
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COSTUME SHOWCASE! Dress up as your favorite Final Fantasy character.
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FRI & SAT, JULY 19 & 20, 8pm Considered one of the most popular and successful R&B female groups of all time, seven-time Grammy® nominated female sensation, En Vogue, brings back their fab hits from the ‘90s: My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It) to You Don’t Have to Worry, Free Your Mind and Don’t Let Go. Tonight, you…Just Can’t Stay Away.
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FRI & SAT, JULY 26 & 27, 7:30pm One of the most influential and successful singersongwriters in the ‘80s and ‘90s and multi Grammy® Award-winning artist, Amy Grant, makes her debut at the Summer Pops! Performing her Number One hit Baby Baby along with other popular hits including Angels, My Father’s Eyes and Never Alone.
NATHAN PACHECO N Nessun Dorma to Hallelujah
SUN, JULY 28, 7:30pm He was featured in the 2009 tour with “Yanni Voices.” Straddling two divergent worlds of pop and opera, rising star Nathan Pacheco will amaze as he performs favorites from Puccini to Leonard Cohen and more. From Nessun Dorma to Hallelujah – it will be a magical evening under the stars.
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FRI & SAT, AUGUST 2 & 3, 7:30pm It is one of the longest running Broadway shows winning 8 Tony® Awards. In 2012, the movie was a hit winning the Golden Globe® for Best Motion Picture. Broadway star Hugh Panaro and company sing the stirring, emotional hits of Les Misérables including One Day More, I Dreamed a Dream and On My Own. On the second half of the program, a string of Broadway favorites such as Rock of Ages, Wicked and the biggest of all—The Phantom of the Opera; conducted by Randall Craig Fleischer.
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SUN, AUGUST 4, 7:30pm He is one of the most accomplished composers of all time. With more than 73 Top 40 hits in the U.S. and 52 Top 40 hits in the UK – his music transcends time. Surrounded by his lush orchestrations, Burt and his trio of singers will perform his string of hits including I Say a Little Prayer, The Look of Love, Walk on By and Always Something There to Remind Me. It’s the soundtrack of your life.
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FRI & SAT, AUGUST 9 & 10, 7:30pm One of the most popular American singer/songwriters of the ‘80s and ‘90s, multi Grammy® Award-winning Michael Bolton makes his Summer Pops debut. His signature songs and unmistakable voice will fill the evening with When a Man Loves a Woman and How Am I Supposed to Live Without You along with tunes from his latest CD, Hitsville U.S.A. – paying tribute to Motown.
FRI & SAT, AUGUST 23 & 24, 7:30pm Celebrate Good Times! Sing along and relive one of the great decades of pop music. Iconic stars from the ‘80s Debbie Gibson and Sam Harris lead this fun-filled musical journey with hits from Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson, U2, Kool & The Gang, Journey and many more. COSTUME CONTEST! Break out your parachute pants and favorite ‘80s outfit and enter to win special prizes.
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FRI & SAT, AUGUST 16 & 17, 7:30pm Soaring aerialists – acrobats – strongmen – jugglers and more! It’s a beautiful blend of music, artistry and power as the best performers from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Cirque du Soleil defy gravity.
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FRI, SAT & SUN, AUGUST 30 & 31 & SEPT. 1, 7:30pm Celebrate your Labor Day Weekend with family, friends and the San Diego Symphony! It’s our spectacular, crowd-pleasing finale: Tchaikovsky’s thunderous 1812 Overture! Brilliant young violinist Fumiaki Miura performs Tchaikovsky’s exciting Valse-scherzo on this soaring evening complete with booming cannons and fireworks over San Diego Bay.
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SUN, AUGUST 18, 7:30pm Experience the joy of Pixar’s most beloved characters from the Toy Story trilogy, Cars, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, WALL•E and Up to the latest release, Brave, and more. The visually stunning film clips accompanied by their memorable scores performed live by the San Diego Symphony will enchant and delight. Presentation licensed by Disney Concert Library (c) Disney/Pixar.
OZOMATLI N Salsa – Samba – Dancehall – Funk THUR, AUGUST 22, 7:30pm Back by popular demand, Latin band sensation Ozomatli will “raise the roof” once more! Their music is an urbanLatino-and-beyond collision of merengue and cumbia, hip hop and salsa, samba and funk. By the end of the night, these Los Angeles Culture-mashers will have you out of your seats and dancing in the aisles.
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San Diego Symphony 2013 Summer Pops performs at Embarcadero Marina Park South – 206 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101. Gates open and pre-show entertainment starts at 6pm. A portion of each Summer Pops ticket is paid to the Port of San Diego.
SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY SUMMER POPS 2013 PRICES Prices shown include all subscriber discounts.
10 Fri. or Sat. evenings (see calendar on back page)
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5 Fri. or Sat. evenings (see calendar)
SUBSCRIBER DISCOUNT TICKETS
Discount single tickets for Ultimate subscribers all summer and for Bravo/Encore subscribers until March 25, 2013.
■ BUILD YOUR OWN 5 or more Fri. or Sat. evenings (see calendar) Prices per concert per person.
Seating includes table service
Seating includes table service
FULL SINGLE TICKET AND SPECIAL CONCERTS
Ultimate, Bravo and Encore subscribers receive 50% off until March 25. Prices in black apply to all subscribers after March 25. Full single ticket prices available to all ticket buyers April 1. Before April 1, only available with subscription. (Subject to change).
TUX ‘N TENNIES SUMMER BASH: KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND (6/27) Ultimate, Bravo and Encore subscribers
receive discount prices in red until March 25. Gala package tickets include dinner, open bar, cocktail reception and parking. For details call 619.615.3906.
Packages in Champagne sections only: $1050/$1000, $550/$500, $300/$250
FINAL FANTASY Meet Nobuo Uematsu (7/18) Must purchase with concert ticket
$150 VIP Ticket includes champagne section concert seats, dinner and intermission reception. Call 619.615.3906.
POPS GOES CLASSICAL VIP EVENT FINAL FANTASY (7/18)
$100 (5:30pm) / $100 (10pm) Circle time. 75 person limit per time.
Seating assignments in select Champagne and Cabaret sections will be based on Partner with a Player membership and by the following in order of precedence: A patron’s giving level, subscriber level, renewing paid subscriptions by date received and new paid subscriptions by date received.
ALL SINGLE TICKET FULL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE UP UNTIL SHOWTIME WITHOUT ANY GIVEN NOTICE.
All artists, programs, dates and times subject to change. All sales final, no refunds. Ultimate, Bravo and Encore subscribers may exchange tickets for FREE for the same performance on a different date or a different performance up to 48 hours prior to the performance. *Build Your Own subscribers pay $5 per ticket exchanged within their subscription series concerts.
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MUSIC OF THE ROLLING STONES
KC and The Sunshine Band
SUMMER POPS SEATING Embarcadero Marina Park South Lawn
POPS GOES CLASSICAL
MUSIC OF THE BEE GEES Saturday Night Fever 18
FINAL FANTASY 22
Cabaret II Cab. II
EN VOGUE 26
Nessun Dorma to Hallelujah
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BROADWAY TONIGHT Les Misérables and more! 5
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CIRQUE MUSICA 22
BURT BACHARACH 11
PIXAR IN CONCERT 25
MUSIC FROM THE ‘80S
Salsa–Samba Dancehall–Funk 26
MICHAEL BOLTON Time, Love and Tenderness
Park & Harbor Parking Structure
with Debbie Gibson and Sam Harris
Pops Preferred Parking Parking prices and details subject to change.
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All artists, programs, dates and times subject to change. All sales final, no refunds. Ultimate, Bravo and Encore subscribers may exchange tickets for FREE for the same performance on a different date or a different performance up to 48 hours prior to the performance. *Build Your Own subscribers pay $5 per ticket exchanged.
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STAR SPANGLED POPS with BILL CONTI Subscribers seated in the Champagne section 9 10 receive a free glass of