‘Horizon’ Music Programming


Change and Reinvention through Music

La Jolla Symphony and Chorus

2021-22 Season

Steven Schick, Music Director

“Its only boundary was the horizon, separating what the eye could see from what the mind might imagine.”

Barry Lopez, “Horizon”

#1-October 30-31, 2021

Heroes: in honor of those who cared for us 

Pauline Oliveros                                              “Tuning Meditation”

Joan Tower                                                      “Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman #6”

Béla Bartók                                                     “Violin Concerto #1”David Bowlin, Violin


Ludwig van Beethoven                                    “Symphony #3”

#2-December 4-5, 2021                                            


Carlos Chavez                                                 “Piano Concerto”Kyle Adam Blair, piano

Anthony Vine                                                   “Nee Commission”Anthony Vine guitar, Madison Greenstone, clarinet


William Schuman                                            “Symphony #3”

#3-February 5-6, 2022                                              

Deep River of Song                           

Leon Littlebird                                                 “Meeting Place”Leon Littlebird, flutes and percussion soloist

Brenda and Steven Schick Commission

Aaron Copland                                                “Billy the Kid Suite”


American Folk Music, Lomax Project arranged by Max Wolpert Jayme Stone and Folklife

“Shenandoah; That’s All Right; Troubled About my Soul;

Elzic’s Farewell; Banjo Season”

#4-March 12-13, 2022           

Requiem In honor of those we lost  

Benjamin Britten                                            “War Requiem”

#5-April 30 and May 1, 2022                        


George Walker                                               “Lyric for Strings”

Jennifer Higdon                                               “Viola Concerto”Pearl de la Motte, Violist


Florence Price                                                 “Symphony #1”

#6-June 4-5, 2022

Resurrection: In honor of those who look to the future                 

Gustav Mahler                                                            “Symphony #2”(The Resurrection)