Pacific Symphony Flutist Cynthia Ellis brings light to music by composers suppressed during World War II for “The Inextinguishable Project”
Pacific Symphony musicians and 32 “class act” elementary schools learn and explore music through Vivaldi and the “Forces of Nature”
“Come Together” for a tribute to the iconic group that changed the face of music forever, when Pacific Symphony welcomes “Classical Mystery Tour” and music of The Beatles
It was some enchanted evening when guests of Pacific Symphony’s 2016 gala enjoyed the beauty and wonder of a French Polynesian paradise while raising $1.3 million!
One of classical music’s most revered pianists, André Watts, returns to Pacific Symphony for a season finale performance of Beethoven’s breathtaking Piano Concerto No. 4
Fifth “Inside & Out: Plazacast and Community Festival” offers free outdoor simulcast of Pacific Symphony concert at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on June 4
Fueled by talent, passion and adrenaline, exceptional musicians of Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra take journey of a lifetime as they travel to China on 10-day tour!
Blowin’ in the wind: Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble moves “Heaven and Earth” to bring a divine close to its 2015-16 season
Awe-inspiring musicians of Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra show off their passion and honed skills during last concert of 2015-16 season—the perfect launch pad for tour to China!
Pacific Symphony takes on the most popular work in Italian repertoire—Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons”—featuring violinist Philippe Quint, plus Strauss’ epic journey, “An Alpine Symphony”
Crossing boundaries with Chris Botti: Pacific Symphony Pops welcomes back the soulful and supremely talented trumpeter for an all-new show featuring jazz, pop and more
Sunday afternoon delight! Revel in a bounty of charming concertos as Pacific Symphony’s Café Ludwig season ends with soul-soothing chamber music for “Café Concertos”
Guests of Pacific Symphony’s 2016 Gala find themselves basking in the French Polynesian paradise of the South Pacific for “Je t’aime Tahiti, some enchanted evening” on May 7!
25 years of excellence: Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings celebrates with dance to conclude its anniversary season
Pacific Symphony welcomes back organist Dennis James to perform the thrilling soundtrack to acclaimed 1920 film “The Mark of Zorro” for a night of action, mystery and romance
Ballet for kids! Pacific Symphony’s enchanting fairy tale, Stravinsky’s “The Firebird,” comes vividly to life as the story is told through music, dance and narration
Magnificent Midori plays Korngold’s film score-inspired Violin Concerto; plus, Bramwell Tovey leads Pacific Symphony in Holst’s “The Planets” and Debussy’s sublime “Clair De Lune”
Martin Short, long on talent, the famous movie and TV star spends two uproariously entertaining evenings of song, dance and humor with Pacific Symphony Pops
Uniquely American: intriguing relationship between two musical genres—jazz and classical—at center of Pacific Symphony’s upcoming concerts, “Rhapsody in Blue”
Break out the green! Pacific Symphony’s newest endeavor, “Music Mixology” celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a free concert at Anaheim Packing House
Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble blows audience away with “Mystery Music,” chock-full of intrigue and wonder, during free spring performance in concert hall
Virtuosic talent on display: Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra injects energy, emotion and rhythm into their spring concert featuring great opera music inspired by dance
See the epic 1925 silent film classic “Ben-Hur” on the giant screen as Pacific Symphony performs Stewart Copeland’s thrilling, original score live for this cinematic spectacle
Toi toi toi! Pacific Symphony’s grand opera opening night celebrated Puccini’s “Turandot” and the Chinese New Year, raising more than $60,000 for the symphony’s programs
Roger that! a universe of fun is on tap for “Symphony In Space,” with spectacular otherworldly music from “Star Wars,” “The Planets” and more, plus real-life video footage from NASA!
Orchestral imagination and beauty abound when Pacific Symphony plays Tchaikovsky’s radiant Fifth and the intoxicating sounds of Spain, with guitarist Pablo Villegas
A night to remember! Ninth Pacific Coast Wine Festival—benefiting Pacific Symphony—promises enchanting evening of coveted wines, decadent dining and rare auction items
Led by pianist and host Orli Shaham, Pacific Symphony’s chamber music musicians are “Dancing With The Stars” for Café Ludwig’s enchanting afternoon of spirited rhythms
Cast of riveting voices and full orchestra join forces to deliver Pacific Symphony’s concert opera, Puccini’s “Turandot,” in all its bloody, lustful, fabulous glory!
The incomparable Bernadette Peters brings her illustrious voice to Pacific Symphony for a smokin’ hot “Valentine’s Day” weekend celebration of Broadway Hits and more
Shake it up! Pacific Symphony’s newest chamber series, “Music Mixology,” gets down at the Boathouse Collective in Costa Mesa for free concert on Jan. 28
Arrrg, mateys! Pacific Symphony’s Family Musical Mornings sets sail for zany fun on the high seas and a child-friendly spin on Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates Of Penzance”
Pacific Symphony’s American Composers Festival 2016, curated by preeminent organist Paul Jacobs, delves into the intricacies and beauty of the majestic concert organ
Violinist Cho-Liang Lin Shines as He Performs Mozart’s Masterful Violin Concerto No. 4, then Leads the Majestic “Haffner” Symphony, Plus Diverse Works by Dvořák, Wagner
Celebrate the season with the King of Instruments! Popular Christmas carols mingle with traditional organ works for Pacific Symphony’s annual “Holiday Organ Spectacular”
Rejoice in the majesty and spirit of “Handel’s Glorious ‘Messiah,’” when Pacific Symphony presents this epic Christmas celebration featuring stunning soloists and Pacific Chorale
Making spirits bright! Pacific Symphony’s enchanting “Nutcracker for Kids” dazzles with twirling ballerinas, magical music and an abundance of holiday fun!
Keyboard-wonder Conrad Tao joins Pacific Symphony for a spellbinding performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3; plus, orchestra delivers Beethoven’s brilliant “Eroica”
Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles kick off 2015-16 season: Wind Ensemble blows everyone away with “Europa,” while Santiago Strings celebrates 25 years with “Fantasize This!”
Naxos releases new Pacific Symphony recording of Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer William Bolcom's "Canciones de Lorca" and “Prometheus”
Building bridges: East and West converge in Orange County, as Pacific Symphony reaches out to its Chinese and Chinese-American neighbors, thanks to New California Arts Fund
From Orange County to China, energy and passion fuel Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra as the talented young musicians take off on their biggest season to date!
Pacific Symphony, led by Chinese-born En Shao, delivers a “New World” with Dvořák’s famous Symphony No. 9, Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 (played by Dan Zhu) and Huanzhi’s “Spring Festival”
Swing and sway to Sinatra hits when “Ambassador of the Great American Songbook” Michael Feinstein opens Pacific Symphony’s Pops season celebrating Maestro Kaufman’s 25th Anniversary
Pacific Symphony’s 2015-16 Café Ludwig Chamber Series—curated by consummate pianist Orli Shaham for 8th year—opens with “Schubert’s ‘Trout’ And More,” music inspired by literature
Pacific Symphony pulls strings to procure the best! Two new musicians join orchestra roster for 2015-16 season: Violinist Chloe Chiu and Violist Victor de Almeida
Pacific Symphony awarded $40,000 grant by Bank of America as part of larger community effort to support economic revitalization in Orange County
Pacific Symphony welcomes French virtuoso David Fray to Perform Schumann’s passionate Piano Concerto; Music Director Carl St.Clair leads Brahms’ Symphony No. 1
Boo! Eek! Spooky “Phantoms of the Orchestra” join Pacific Symphony for some Halloween mischief and fun, as 2015-16 Family Musical Mornings Series kicks off!
Pacific Symphony’s 2015-16 joyful, poignant Opening Night features a magnificent fusion of soloists, chorus and music, culminating in Beethoven’s monumental Ninth—Oct. 1-4
Pacific Symphony’s Opening Night party—“Ode To Joy”— surrounds “Beethoven’s Ninth” concert, while honoring the orchestra’s exceptional musicians with cocktails, dinner and champagne
OC in Unison: Pacific Symphony Composer-in-Residence Narong Prangcharoen’s New Piece—“Beyond Land And Ocean”—becomes an anthem for the people of Orange County
Breathe it in—Pacific Symphony’s celebratory “Tchaikovsky Spectacular” draws summer to a close with cannons, fireworks and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2
Trekkies alert! Pacific Symphony revives 2009 hit movie, “Star Trek”—shown on big screen as the orchestra performs Michael Giacchino’s ambitious and other-worldly score live
Pacific Symphony’s “Bolero and Hot Latin Nights” offers sizzling rhythms and orchestral fireworks under the starry sky for an evening of mesmerizing music
Free summer entertainment in the great outdoors! Pacific Symphony brings “The Sound of Music” and more to Mission Viejo and Irvine for “Symphony in the Cities”
Pacific Symphony Summer Festival spotlights pianist Rueibin Chen performing Beethoven’s thrilling “Emperor”; plus, Maestro Alejandro Gutiérrez leads “Scheherazade”
Pacific Symphony names accomplished young maestro, Roger Kalia, as new assistant conductor, replacing Alejandro Gutiérrez, who returns to Costa Rica at the end of the summer
Pacific Symphony musicians create four diverse and innovative concert programs for the community as part of a new “Musician Innovation Grant”
Pacific Symphony’s annual July 4th celebration kicks off its Summer Festival with tribute band rockin’ the music of Journey, plus, show-stopping fireworks and patriotic tunes!
Pacific Symphony announces the 2015-16 Pops season to celebrate Pops conductor Richard Kaufman's 25th anniversary
Lighting up the night sky with dazzling fireworks and beautiful music, Pacific Symphony’s 2015 Summer Festival takes off with five concerts at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
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