San Diego Gala 2021

San Diego Gala 2021


Click here to purchase your gala package or tickets

Concert-only tickets are available exclusively through The Conrad box office.

Questions? Please contact Justin Pressman at (310) 277-0100 or email [email protected].

Co-Chairs Sharon and Richard Gabriel cordially invite you to join us in La Jolla for our inaugural Israel Philharmonic Gala. This momentous event will kick off with a festive cocktail party and conclude with an intimate concert featuring an Israel Philharmonic string quartet performing works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Tchaikovsky and more.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 6:30pm

The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
7600 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

Gala packages include admittance to the pre-concert cocktail party, complimentary valet parking priority concert seating and prominent recognition.


David Radzynski, violin

Polina Yehudin, violin

Yoni Gertner, viola

Haran Meltzer, cello


Mendelssohn: Molto allegro vivace from String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 44 (first movement)

Shostakovich: Adagio & Allegretto

Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile from String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11 (second movement)

Ravel: Assez vif – très rythmé from String Quartet in F major (second movement)

Haydn: Finale, Presto from String Quartet Op. 76, No. 5 (fourth movement)

Click here for gala packages or ticketsThe non-deductible portion is $150 per person.

Per CDC and local guidelines, COVID-19 safety protocols will be enforced. Proof of vaccination is required.

While Gala commitments are nonrefundable, we understand that life is uncertain and we will do our best to accommodate changes or cancellations.

Whether presenting intimate chamber music performances in private homes or virtual performances that reach millions of viewers worldwide, we look forward to bringing our San Diego community together to celebrate Israel’s creative spirit and showcase the world’s preeminent Jewish and Israeli musical talent. After all, the American Friends exists to forge connections between the United States and Israel and showcase the ability of music to lift our spirits and inspire a brighter future. We look forward to celebrating in-person with you later this year.


From the U.S. and Canada please email [email protected]
From Israel or any other country, please email [email protected]


From the U.S. and Canada please email [email protected]
From Israel or any other country, please email [email protected]

Registration ends on Saturday December, 04

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San Diego Gala 2021

  • Date Wednesday December 08, 2021
  • Location The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
    7600 Fay Avenue
    La Jolla, CA 92037
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