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Summer Festival Concerts

Pack a picnic, chill some wine and enjoy great summer nights under the stars!

July 4 Spectacular

July 4 Spectacular

July 4, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy an energetic and exciting tribute to one of the most beloved bands ever. Enhanced by the musical force of a full orchestra, Journey’s popular hits come alive — including “Faithfully,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Wheel in the Sky” and much, much more. Plus, grand Fourth-of-July traditions: patriotic favorites, a salute to the U.S. Armed Forces and a brilliant fireworks finale!

Beethoven’s “Emperor” & Scheherazade

Beethoven’s “Emperor” & Scheherazade

July 25, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

Music beneath the stars: The quintessential Southern California summer experience! Grab your friends, pack a picnic and enjoy enduring melodies from the masters — including Beethoven’s impressive and majestic concerto from the age of revolution and romance, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s gorgeous melodies and vast palette of orchestral colors that spin tales of the Arabian Nights.

Hot Latin Nights featuring “Bolero”

Hot Latin Nights featuring “Bolero”

August 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Sizzling rhythms beneath the starry sky! Featuring the high-octane energy of JT & Friends, it's an evening of music and dance with sultry salsa, Cuban rhythms and the sounds of Spain. Enjoy Bernstein's "Mambo" and Ravel's popular "Bolero," among other hot-tempered favorites!

Star Trek (2009)

Star Trek (2009)

August 22, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

A night at the movies perfect for the whole family! On the big screen: J.J. Abrams’ 2009 blockbuster featuring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto boldly going where no one has gone before. On stage: Pacific Symphony performing Academy Award-winner Michael Giacchino’s score live! Giacchino's other films include Pixar’s “Up,” "Ratatouille" and “The Incredibles,” and this summer's "Tomorrowland," "Inside Out" and "Jurassic World." 

Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Tchaikovsky Spectacular

September 5, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

The traditional end to Pacific Symphony’s Summer Festival, including the thrilling climax of thundering cannons and spectacular fireworks in Tchaikovsky’s “1812” Overture! Also enjoy some of the most enchanting pieces by favorite Russian composers — including Rachmaninoff’s hugely popular, achingly romantic Piano Concerto No. 2.