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The third season of the Del Mar International Composers Symposium again featured innovative programs of exciting new music, with even more of the finest performers based in the San Diego area as well as nationally-acclaimed guest artists. And central to it all was the opportunity to interact with even more of the finest composers of new classical music from around the world.


2022 Season Overview:

  • DMICS 2022 season ran from August 1-14, in venues around Del Mar.

  • For the first time, we invited multiple ensembles-in-residence: Boston-based Hub New Music, newly formed vocal group the FF Collective, and local favorites, the Hausmann Quartet.

  • Concerts featured exciting music by a new group of DMICS Composer Fellows, including Robert Honstein, Polina Nazaykinskaya, Omar Surillo, and Nina C. Young.

  • In another first, DMICS presented several short operas in collaboration with the FF Collective, including the premiere of A Long Trip, by DMICS founder Jordan Kuspa.

  • Our student composition program was also expanded, as fifteen emerging composers honed their craft alongside DMICS composition faculty and fellows.

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