Nova Classics | Messiah | Concert Venues

Concert Venues

3 Venues — 3 Experiences
The music is the same at all three venues, but the experiences are undeniably unique.

Sherwood Auditorium
Museum of Contemporary Art
Five Monday nights    7:30 p.m.
(Nova Experience begins at 6:00 p.m.)
700 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037

Relax in a traditional concert setting accented by modern art. Dine in La Jolla restaurants just steps away from the beach and within walking distance of the concert hall.

Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
Five Saturday nights      7:30 p.m.
(Nova Experience begins at 6:00 p.m.)
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
This state-of-the-art concert hall has fantastic acoustics, high-tech video and audio capabilities and luxuriously comfortable seats for a wonderful entertainment experience. A parking garage next to the hall makes parking a breeze.

California Center for the Arts Escondido     
Five Sunday afternoons      3:00 p.m.
(Nova Experience begins at 1:30 p.m.)

340 North Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025

Our newest Nova Classics venue is only a 30-40 minute drive from most San Diego locations. The large Concert Hall, with its wide space and beautiful lobby, is the perfect setting for three of our creative, innovative and fun shows; and the smaller, beautiful and intimate Center Theater is perfect for the other two shows.



Corporate Support

Foundation Donors

$40,000 and above
The James Irvine Foundation
The Parker Foundation

$20,000 and above
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation

Maestro's Circle

Susan Childs
Samuel Simon Dychter, M.D.
Frances Hunter
Gay and Albert Hugo-Martinez
Claude and Bobbi Kordus
Judith A. Moore
Sue and Bill Weber

Major Government Support

Major funding provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture

San Diego Community Enhancement Program (Pam Slater-Price, Ron Roberts)

San Diego County Community Projects Grants Program (Pam Slater-Price)