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At-Home-Together Online - April 2020

The clips are listed in reverse chronological order, so be sure to scroll down and watch them all!


April 30, 2020

Pacific Symphony Plays Beethoven's Seventh from Home (Mosaic)

We're so excited to bring Pacific Symphony into your home, with this latest Quarantine Clip: 34 Pacific Symphony musicians perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, movement  IV. "Allegro con brio," from their homes. This is social distancing at its finest!

 

April 29, 2020

Joshua Ranz Plays Mahler

Symphony bass clarinetist Johsua Ranz performs "Rheinlegendchen" from Mahler's "Des Knaben Wunderhorn," in his own arrangement as a self-duet for both clarinet and basset clarinet!

 

April 28, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 26

Enjoy the latest episode of the Bach Project when Pincipal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Allemande from the Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011.

 

April 27, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 25

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty continues his Bach Project with the Prelude, the opening movemement of Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011.

 

April 26, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 24

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays Bourrées I & II from Bach's Cello Suite No. 4 in E Flat Major, BWV 1010.

 

April 25, 2020

Chris and Debbie Kollgaard Play Telemann

Pacific Symphony bassist Chris Kollgaard and his wife Debbie perform Telemann's Canonic Sonata No. 4 - Piacevole non Largo.

 

April 24, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 23

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Gigue, the final movement of Bach's Cello Suite No. 4 in E Flat Major, BWV 1010.

 

April 24, 2020

Mozart Mashup #2

You made music with us! The second game of Mozart Mashup has been played and here is Principal Bass Michael Franz and Principal Flute Ben Smolen to play it for you. Thanks to all the participants who helped create the score. If you are just learning about Mozart Mashup, click here for more information.

 

 

April 21, 2020

Robert Schumitzky and Erin Breene Perform Piazolla

First violinist Rob Schumitzky and his wife, cellist Erin Breene, perform Astor Piazzolla's "Oblivion" with pianist Ines Irawati while social-distancing!

 

April 20, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 21

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty performs the Sarabande from Bach's Cello Suite No. 4 in E Flat Major, BWV 1010.

 

 

April 19, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 20

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty performs the Allemande from Bach's Cello Suite No. 4 in E Flat Major, BWV 1010.

 

April 17, 2020

Barry Perkins Entertains His Neighbors

Principal Trumpeter Barry Perkins took a moment to entertain his neighbors with passages from Mahler, Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker,” Richard Strauss’ “Don Juan” and Handel’s “Messiah.”

 

April 17,2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 19

Halfway through his Bach Project, today Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty begins another suite with the Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 4 in E Flat Major, BWV 1010.

 

April 16, 2020

László Mező and Ödön Rácz Play Rossini

This brilliant bass-clef duet features our very own Symphony cellist László Mező and Vienna Philharmonic Principal Double Bass Ödön Rácz as they perform Rossini's Duet for Cello and Double Bass in D Major!

 

April 15, 2020

Rob Slack Plays Bach on the Marimba

Pacific Symphony's Principal Percussionist Robert Slack performs some Bach on his marimba from his home!

 

April 15, 2020

Warren Haggerty Plays Bach - Part 18

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Gigue, the final movement of Bach’s Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009.

 

April 15, 2020

SCR's David Ivers Interviews Carl St.Clair

Check out this latest interview with our Music Director Carl St.Clair, by South Coast Repertory's David Ivers, where the two discuss next season's The Mozart Project, their home lives and so much more!

 

April 14, 2020

Warren Haggerty Plays Bach - Part 17

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Bourrées I & II from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009.

 

April 12, 2020

Warren Haggerty Plays Bach - Part 16

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009.

 

April 12, 2020

Joshua Ranz Plays Bach - Part 5

Pacific Symphony's bass clarinet player Joshua Ranz performs a bass clarinet arrangement of the Allemande from Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008.

Joshua Ranz

 

April 11, 2020

Warren Haggerty Plays Bach - Part 15

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Courante from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009.

 

April 10, 2020

Warren Haggerty Plays Bach - Part 14

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Allemande from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009.

 

April 10, 2020

Principal Musicians Perform a Social-Distance Trio

Principal musicians Ben Smolen (flute), Michael Franz (bass) and Meredith Crawford (viola) form the Social Distance Trio as they perform the final movement of Erwin Schulhoff's 1925 work, "Concertino" (IV. Rondino - Allegro gajo).

 

April 9, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 13

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty performs the Prelude, the opening movement of Bach’s Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009.

 

April 9, 2020

Mozart Mashup #1

You made music with us! The first game of Mozart Mashup has been played and here is Principal Second Violinist Bridget Dolkas and Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty to play it for you. Thanks to all the participants who helped create the score. If you are just learning about Mozart Mashup, click here for more information.

 

April 9, 2020

Doug Basye plays Satie's "Gymnopédie" No. 1

Assistant Principal Bassist Doug Basye plays Erik Satie’s “Gymnopédie" No. 1, in an arrangement by Dean Ferrell.

 

April 9, 2020

Robert Schumitzky and Erin Breene Perform Vivaldi - Part 2

Symphony first violinist Robert Schumitzky and his wife, cellist Erin Breene, perform the pastoral movement from Vivaldi's "Il Pastor Fido." Plus, you get to meet their cats who help them get through quarantine at home.

 

April 8, 2020

Ian McKinnell and Debbie Middlebrooks Play the Bach/Gounod "Ave Maria"

Pacific Symphony cellist Ian McKinnell and pianist Debbie Middlebrooks perform "Ave Maria" by Bach/Gounod in their local church in Tustin.

 

April 8, 2020

Joshua Ranz Plays Bach – Part 3

Pacific Symphony bass clarinetist Joshua Ranz performs the Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007, arranged for two bass clarinets!

 

April 7, 2020

Agnes Gottschewski Performs a Porch Concert

Pacific Symphony first violinist Agnes Gottschewski brightened her neighbor's day by performing a porch concert, playing a variety of her favorite themes while social distancing!

 

April 7, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach – Part 12

Today, Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty performs the Gigue, the final movement of Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008.

 

April 6, 2020

Ian McKinnell and Debbie Middlebrooks Play Sorenson's "Beautiful"

Pacific Symphony cellist Ian McKinnell and pianist Debbie Middlebrooks perform "Beautiful" by Heather Sorenson in their local church in Tustin.

 

April 5, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 11

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays Menuet 1 and II from Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008.

 

April 5, 2020

Ian McKinnell and Debbie Middlebrooks Play Schubert's "Ave Maria"

Pacific Symphony cellist Ian McKinnell and pianist Debbie Middlebrooks perform Schubert's "Ave Maria."

 

April 4, 2020

Laszlo Mezo performs Bach's "Musette"

Pacific Symphony cellist Laszlo Mezo performs his arrangement of Bach's "Musette," doubling himself on the cello!

 

April 4, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 10

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Sarabande from Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008.

 

April 3, 2020

Ian McKinnell and Debbie Middlebrooks Play Bach's "Arioso"

Pacific Symphony cellist Ian McKinnell and pianist Debbie Middlebrooks perform Bach's beautiful "Arioso."

 

April 3, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 9

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the Courante from Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008.

 

April 3, 2020

Joshua Ranz Plays Bach - Part 2

Bass clarinetist Joshua Ranz performs Bourrées I & II from Bach's Cello Suite No. 4,  arranged for bass clarinet.

Joshua Ranz

 

April 2, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 8

As a part of our ongoing "Bach Project" series, Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty performs the Allemande from Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008. 

 

April 1, 2020

Ian McKinnell and Debbis Middlebrooks Play Frank Bridge's "Meditations"

Pacific Symphony cellist Ian McKinnell, and pianist Debbie Middlebrooks, perform Frank Bridge's "Meditations" in their local church — a wonderful and much-needed breath of fresh air.

 

April 1, 2020

Warren Hagerty Plays Bach - Part 7

Principal Cellist Warren Hagerty plays the first movement, the Prelude to Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008.

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