Venue Details

52 Star Starred
Balboa Theatre
Located at E. Street 868 Fourth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
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Parking is difficult in the gaslamp. Come for dinner early and use valet or park on the street north of Broadway and walk a few blocks.
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attended Jun 22 2013

This was a wonderful experience. So glad we attended.

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3 stars
attended Jun 22 2013

What a memorable night of beautiful music in a beautiful theater

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36 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

The performance was stellar, especially the purity of the clarinetist's tone from the bottom to the top of his range in a Mozart concerto, and the electrifying... continued

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra: David Atherton, conductor

William Preucil, violin

Cynthia Phelps, viola

Timothy Pitts, double bass   

Mozart: Overture: Don Giovanni, K. 527

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K. 364

Francaix: “Mozart new-look” on Serenade from Don Giovanni

Weber: Symphony No. 1 in C, J. 50  


Saturday, June 15, 2013 *

Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra: David Atherton, conductor

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, director & violin

Anthony McGill, clarinet

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano   

Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622

Mozart: Concert Rondo in D, K. 382

Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Heidrich: Happy Birthday Variations  


Thursday, June 20, 2013 *

Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra: David Atherton, conductor

Anton Nel, piano   

Mozart: Five Contradances, K. 609

Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K. 467

Poulenc: Mouvements Perpétuels

Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D, D. 200  


Saturday, June 22, 2013 *

“Closing Night”

Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra: David Atherton, conductor

Adam Neiman, piano   

Mozart: Symphony No. 1 in E flat London, K. 16

Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F, Op. 102

Tchaikovsky: Elegy in G from Hamlet

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Jupiter, K. 551  

About the Ticket Supplier: Mainly Mozart

Mainly Mozart is a bi-national, not-for-profit corporation that produces concerts throughout the year in San Diego County and Baja, California--the highlight of which is an annual summer music festival.

1. To promote an annual music festival of orchestral and chamber music concerts of Mozart's (as well as other classical composers), with performances of the highest artistic quality consistent with fiscal responsibility;
2. To foster the education and appreciation of classical music and master musicians.

In addition, Mainly Mozart's educational outreach programs reach over 50,000 students in both countries. Annual funding for Mainly Mozart is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture; the County of San Diego Community Enhancement program; the California Arts Council; the National Endowment for the Arts; and contributions from individuals, businesses and foundations.