The new music director of the San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen, has created a collaborative council to do, uh, something.
Garrett Harris 3 p.m., Feb. 20
Inception: San Diego, 1986
The New City Sinfonia is a community chamber orchestra under the auspices of San Diego’s Continuing Education Program, presenting three free concerts each year, plus additional outreach programs. The group has also provided a venue for soloists ranging from promising young students to nationally recognized professionals.
Director Daniel Ratelle, founding conductor of the Sinfonia, has also taught music at Mesa College as well as directing the Choir at the 1st Unitarian Universalist Church.