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Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

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Scenic waterfront venue seating up to 10,000 premieres with a weekend celebration featuring stars of Classical Music, Broadway, Soul, Pop, and more.

The Rady Shell officially opened on August 6 with Rafael Payare conducting the San Diego Symphony in the world premiere of a new work for orchestra and turntable by Mason Bates and performances featuring cellist Alisa Weilerstein, bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green, and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

Opening weekend continued with "The Best of Broadway" on August 7, featuring the Symphony conducted by renowned musical theatre director Rob Fisher, showcasing Broadway luminaries Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, Kelli O'Hara, and Adrienne Warren. The opening celebration concluded on August 8 with seven-time GRAMMY-winner Gladys Knight and special guest Naturally 7.

See photos from the opening celebration here!

Photo Credit: Gary Payne

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend

Photos: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Celebrates Its Opening Weekend


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