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Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Honor Bach, Beethoven & Bartok, 3/1 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Honor Bach, Beethoven & Bartok, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 19, 2015—Enjoy the ever-progressing capabilities of music by “Bach, Beethoven and Bart?k” in the second concert of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig chamber series, which explores music written at the early, middle and late periods of a composer's life. Led by charism... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles Presents Free Concerts, 3/1 The Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles Presents Free Concerts, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

Youthful musicality soars as both Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) and Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) perform a phenomenal range of music for their spring concerts. Both ensembles return to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at their prime after bonding at their annual ... (more...)
Segerstrom Center to Welcome the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 4/15 Segerstrom Center to Welcome the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

The renowned Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in a remarkable program titled Passionate Piano Quartets, pairing three works by Schumann, Brahms and the rarely performed Mahler Piano Quartet, which is the composer's only surviving instrumental chamber ... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents FRESH SQUEEZED MUSIC The Pacific Symphony Presents FRESH SQUEEZED MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair has spent 25 years championing music in the community, and it shows in Pacific Symphony's commitment to access, willingness to experiment and openness to sharing the stage. The Symphony celebrates Maestro St.Clair's 25th anniversary at the helm by sendin... (more...)
Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24 Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

On February 24, Avital will release Vivaldi, his third album on DG that returns the instrument to its origins-the Venetian Baroque and master composer Antonio Vivaldi. On this release, Avital captures the mystical spirit of Venice, shedding new light on Vivaldi's musical genius by performing his own... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29 Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 9, 2015—Composer, conductor and teacher Leonard Bernstein, one of the undeniable giants of 20th-century music, and the first American-born conductor to become a major star, becomes the focal point of Pacific Symphony's second “Music Unwound” concert this season, “For the L... (more...)
Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11 Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Southern California's esteemed Calder Quartet, hailed as 'outstanding' and 'superb' by The New York Times, returns to Segerstrom Center on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Samueli Theater. For their return visit to the Center, violinists Benjamin Jacobson and Andrew Bulbrook, violist Jonathan Moerschel ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/14 Pacific Symphony to Perform HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2014

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 21, 2014—Rejoice in the inspired melodies and theatrical mastery of “Handel's Glorious Messiah” when Pacific Symphony performs the Baroque masterpiece as a festive prelude to Christmas and the celebration of Christ's birth. A holiday tradition across the world, “Messiah” h... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, Now thru 11/8 The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, Now thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2014

Standards made wildly popular by the great male nightclub singers of the 1950s—Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby Darin and others—electrify the concert hall for the opening of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Pops Season. This high-energy show features award-winning vocalist Michael Andre... (more...)
Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series Presents the Szymanowski Quartet, 1/31 Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series Presents the Szymanowski Quartet, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014

Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series continues on Saturday, January 31, 2015 with the acclaimed Szymanowski Quartet. For its third appearance, the Warsaw-based ensemble will perform traditional, popular and rare works by Polish composers Marcin Leopolita, Wac?aw of Szamotu?y, Krzysztof Pendereck... (more...)
Szymanowski Quartet to Return to Segerstrom Center with Joseph Kalichstein in January 2015 Szymanowski Quartet to Return to Segerstrom Center with Joseph Kalichstein in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014

Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series continues on Saturday, January 31, 2015 with the acclaimed Szymanowski Quartet. For its third appearance, the Warsaw-based ensemble will perform traditional, popular and rare works by Polish composers Marcin Leopolita, Wac?aw of Szamotu?y, Krzysztof Penderec... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents EXCLAMATIONS!, 11/16 The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents EXCLAMATIONS!, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2014

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) opens its 2014-15 season with a new music director, Gregory X. Whitmore, who leads the ensemble in a lively display of youthful musicality and captivating wind repertoire. Titled “Exclamations!” the fall concert features two works by one of the 20th centu... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents CATHEDRALS OF SOUND This Weekend The Pacific Symphony Presents CATHEDRALS OF SOUND This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

—“Cathedrals of Sound,” the first Music Unwound concert of Pacific Symphony's season, offers an evening of inspiration, awe and ambience, bathed in waves of sound and reminiscent of the unique spiritual journey taken in 2010, when world-renowned organist Paul Jacobs and the remarkable Norbertine Fat... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig Chamber Series Opens With BEETHOVEN, DEBUSSY AND MENDELSSOHN, 11/2 The Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig Chamber Series Opens With BEETHOVEN, DEBUSSY AND MENDELSSOHN, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

Discover the evolving genius and unique musical voices of “Beethoven, Debussy and Mendelssohn” during the first concert of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig chamber series, which this season explores music written at the early, middle and late periods of a composer's life. As an anchor, the thr... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, 11/6-8 The Pacific Symphony Presents MICHAEL ANDREW SINGS SINATRA, 11/6-8
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

Standards made wildly popular by the great male nightclub singers of the 1950s—Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby Darin and others—electrify the concert hall for the opening of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Pops Season. This high-energy show features award-winning vocalist Michael Andre... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Welcomes Kyle Mendiguchia and Ted Sugata to the Orchestra The Pacific Symphony Welcomes Kyle Mendiguchia and Ted Sugata to the Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2014

Pacific Symphony proudly welcomes two new, accomplished musicians to the orchestra: Kyle Mendiguchia, bass trombone, and Ted Sugata, second oboe. Both made their official debut as members of the Symphony last weekend, performing on the first concert of the 2014-15 season featuring Joshua Bell in the... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Celebrated Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th Anniversary The Pacific Symphony Celebrated Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

More than 300 guests dressed in elegant cocktail attire gathered at The Westin South Coast Plaza for Pacific Symphony's Opening Night party on Thursday, Sept. 25, eager to celebrate Music Director Carl St.Clair's milestone 25th anniversary with the orchestra. A festive poolside cocktail reception an... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents CATHEDRALS OF SOUND, 10/23-25 The Pacific Symphony Presents CATHEDRALS OF SOUND, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2014

—“Cathedrals of Sound,” the first Music Unwound concert of Pacific Symphony's season, offers an evening of inspiration, awe and ambience, bathed in waves of sound and reminiscent of the unique spiritual journey taken in 2010, when world-renowned organist Paul Jacobs and the remarkable Norbertine Fat... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA This Weekend Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2014

One of the most iconic rock-and-roll bands to come out of London during the 1970s—Grammy Award-winning “America”—joins Pacific Symphony Pops to rock the house with hot hits, soulful ballads and rock classics. The perennial folk-country-rock favorite celebrates its 44th anniversary this year with nea... (more...)
Pacific Chorale Sets 2014-15 Season Pacific Chorale Sets 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Pacific Chorale, the resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts (SCFTA), has announced its 47th season under the banner “A Season of Exploration.” Six concerts are offered in a variety of subscription packages.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14 Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

One of the most iconic rock-and-roll bands to come out of London during the 1970s—Grammy Award-winning “America”—joins Pacific Symphony Pops to rock the house with hot hits, soulful ballads and rock classics. The perennial folk-country-rock favorite celebrates its 44th anniversary this year with nea... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents OC CAN YOU PLAY WITH US?, 5/12-13 The Pacific Symphony Presents OC CAN YOU PLAY WITH US?, 5/12-13
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2014

“OC Can You Play with Us?” is a unique endeavor to expose amateur musicians and community members to professional music education and performance. This year's repertoire is the fourth and fifth movements of Hector Berlioz's “Symphonie Fantastique,” one of the most important pieces of the early Roman... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra's Season Finale to Feature the 2013-14 Concerto Competition Winners, 5/11 Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra's Season Finale to Feature the 2013-14 Concerto Competition Winners, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

Proudly celebrating the dedication, artistry and extraordinary talent of its young musicians, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) presents the 2013-14 Concerto Competition winners in its season finale concert this Mother's Day! Under the guidance of Music Director Alejandro Gutiérrez, PSYO is be... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents Its Season Finale, 5/11 The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents Its Season Finale, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble's season finale celebrates musical learning with programming that makes connections between classical and contemporary composers. The concert begins with two wind ensemble arrangements of Bach's music: “Who Puts His Trust in God Most Just” (arr. James Croft), ori... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Announces Their 2014-15 Pops Series, Which Includes FLY ME TO THE MOON, VERTIGO and More The Pacific Symphony Announces Their 2014-15 Pops Series, Which Includes FLY ME TO THE MOON, VERTIGO and More
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2014

Mega-watt stars light up the stage for Pacific Symphony's highly anticipated 2014-15 Pops series featuring seven not-to-be-missed concerts that include a bit of nostalgia, romance, celebration and a plethora of memorable music—all enhanced by the “Hollywood” sound of the orchestra. Led by Principal ... (more...)



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