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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...)
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 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 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 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...)
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...)
Naxos to Release Recording of Richard Danielpour's TOWARD A SEASON OF PEACE Performed by the Pacific Symphony, 3/25 Naxos to Release Recording of Richard Danielpour's TOWARD A SEASON OF PEACE Performed by the Pacific Symphony, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2014

Pacific Symphony's newest recording of a three-part oratorio crafted by one of the most sought-after composers of his generation, Richard Danielpour, is set to be released by Naxos on March 25. Written for the Persian holiday of Nowruz in 2012, “Toward a Season a Peace” was premiered by Pacific Symp... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Performs Spring Concert Today Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Performs Spring Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2014

Two captivating displays of youthful musicality take place this month as Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) and Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) perform an impressive range of music for their individual spring concerts.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Receives $2 Million Gift from  James Emmi and His Wife in Support for Orchestral Operations and Endowment Pacific Symphony Receives $2 Million Gift from James Emmi and His Wife in Support for Orchestral Operations and Endowment
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

Pacific Symphony recently received a generous gift of $2 million from long-time board member James Emmi and his wife, Catherine, providing continued support for orchestral operations and endowment. The philanthropic couple announced the gift during a dinner honoring the Symphony's Crystal Society, h... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Ensemble to Perform in Individual Spring Concerts, 3/1 and 3/9 The Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Ensemble to Perform in Individual Spring Concerts, 3/1 and 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Two captivating displays of youthful musicality take place next month as Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) and Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) perform an impressive range of music for their individual spring concerts. The students are bonded more than at any other time during the ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents VALENTINES DAY WITH MATTHEW MORRISON, Now thru 2/15 Pacific Symphony Presents VALENTINES DAY WITH MATTHEW MORRISON, Now thru 2/15
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Television celebrity and Broadway sensation Matthew Morrison joins Pacific Symphony Pops for a Valentine's Day spectacular of romantic show tunes and jazz standards. Best known for his popular role as Will Schuester, the optimistic and charming teacher on “Glee,” Morrison also brings An impressive B... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents the COMMUNITY ENSEMBLES FESTIVAL Today Pacific Symphony Presents the COMMUNITY ENSEMBLES FESTIVAL Today
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

The third prong of “OC Front and Center,” the “Community Ensembles Festival,” is an all-day event taking place today, Feb. 8, featuring eight community ensembles from throughout Orange County performing on the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall stage. After a selective screening process, the en... (more...)
15-Year-Old Organist Michael Jon Bennett Featured on NPR's FROM THE TOP 15-Year-Old Organist Michael Jon Bennett Featured on NPR's FROM THE TOP
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

15-year-old organist Michael Jon Bennett from New York City will appear on an upcoming episode of From the Top, the hit NPR radio program featuring America's best young classical musicians and hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley. Broadcast from Costa Mesa, California, the show will air n... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents the COMMUNITY ENSEMBLES FESTIVAL, 2/8 Pacific Symphony Presents the COMMUNITY ENSEMBLES FESTIVAL, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2014

The third prong of “OC Front and Center,” the “Community Ensembles Festival,” is an all-day event taking place on Saturday, Feb. 8, featuring eight community ensembles from throughout Orange County performing on the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall stage. After a selective screening process, ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents VALENTINES DAY WITH MATTHEW MORRISON, 2/13-15 Pacific Symphony Presents VALENTINES DAY WITH MATTHEW MORRISON, 2/13-15
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2014

Television celebrity and Broadway sensation Matthew Morrison joins Pacific Symphony Pops for a Valentine's Day spectacular of romantic show tunes and jazz standards. Best known for his popular role as Will Schuester, the optimistic and charming teacher on “Glee,” Morrison also brings An impressive B... (more...)
Pacific Symphony League to Host A VALENTINE PRELUDE Before Pops Concert with Matthew Morrison, 2/13 Pacific Symphony League to Host A VALENTINE PRELUDE Before Pops Concert with Matthew Morrison, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2013

Orange County, Calif.—Dec. 18, 2013—Share the love! It's a heart-filled evening of music, dining and entertainment—when Pacific Symphony's esteemed support group, the Pacific Symphony League, hosts “A Valentine Prelude” to benefit the Symphony's music education programs. Taking place Thursday, Feb. ... (more...)




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