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Saxophone Superstar Kenny G Returns To Pacific Symphony For A Romantic Valentine's Concert, Feb. 15-16

Orange County, CA — January 31, 2019

Popular saxophonist Kenny G returns to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall as Pacific Symphony’s guest artist for the “Valentine’s Day with Kenny G” concert, led by guest conductor Albert-George Schram. After Pacific Symphony opens the show with lush love themes by Puccini, Offenbach and Gottschalk, including Richard Rodgers’ “My Funny Valentine,” Kenny G will perform his greatest hits. 

Tickets for “Valentine’s Day with Kenny G” concerts start at $46 with performances on Feb. 15-16 at 8 p.m. This concert is part of the 2018-19 Pops series that features “music’s most enduring favorites backed by the “Hollywood” sounds of Pacific Symphony,” sponsored by The Westin, PBS SoCal and K-Earth 101. This concert has been generously sponsored by Dan Smith. For more information or to purchase tickets call (714) 755-5799 or visit www.PacificSymphony.org.

Kenny G has produced 23 albums and sold nearly 75 million records worldwide, with 45 million in the US alone over a three-decade career. With music that blends R&B, Pop, Latin and traditional Jazz, he is definitely a smooth jazz superstar and one of the best-selling artists of all time. He made his Pacific Symphony debut on February 2013 for his first Valentine’s Day weekend concerts and returned in 2014 for the Summer Festival. This year will be his third time performing with Pacific Symphony. 

Albert-George Schram last conducted Pacific Symphony earlier this season for Jackie Evancho’s Christmas concert, and continues to conduct various Pops concerts. Primarily as a Pops conductor, Schram has worked with artists such as James Taylor, Chris Botti. Boyz II Men, LeAnn Rimes, Olivia Newton-John, Smokey Robinson and Aretha Franklin. He is currently the resident staff conductor of the Columbus (Ohio) Symphony and Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. He has also conducted the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, The Louisville Orchestra, Spokane Symphony, San Antonio Symphony and The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

Artists, programs, prices and dates are subject to change.

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