Oct 03 Tue

Halloween and Fabulous Fall Festivals

Saturday, October 21 2023

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Concert Timings:
October 21, 2023, 10:00 am
October 21, 2023, 11:30 am

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Presenting Sponsor:

A celebration of the traditions, the magic and the fun that take place around the world during the fall: Halloween, Día de los Muertos, Mid-Autumn Festival, Diwali, and more. Dress in costume. Light a candle. Dance to the beat. Whatever your background, join the festivities and make memories to last a lifetime.

With Image Magnification (IMAG) on the big screen for a closer look at the actors, conductor, and orchestra musicians!

Lobby Activities: Enjoy pre- or post-concert fun with special activities for kids in the concert hall lobbies related to the theme of the concert, including a coloring station, craft station, photo backdrop, and S.T.E.A.M. station. Activities start at 9 a.m. for 10 a.m. concertgoers, and 12:15 p.m. for 11:30 a.m. concertgoers.

Joy Regullano, Tori
Vince Yap, Sam
Jesse Esparaza, Tony
Amita Batra, Diya
Rachel Oliveros-Catalano, La Catrina
Moises Vazquez, guitar
Israel Medina, bass
Alen Hansen, percussion
Chinese Dance Company of Southern California – Cheer Pan, co-founder and executive director
Ella He, guzheng
Members of Arpana Dance Company – Ramya Harishanker, artistic director
  Nandini Kannan, Yashna Nandan & Amrithabala Janahan, dancers
Aashray Harishankar, keyboard
Ravi Deo, tabla
Kiran Athreya, violin
Sattvik, mridangam
Vini Sundaram, vocalist
La Catrina costume, Gina Davidson

“Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Suite
SAINT-SAËNS: Danse macabre, Op 40
GRIEG: “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
WENPING LI: Jasmine Flower
LI: Spring Festival Overture
AMPARO OCHOA Arr. J. ROACH: “La Llorona”
TRADITIONAL: “La Calaca” and “La Bruja”
JOHN WILLIAMS: Harry’s Wondrous World

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Jacob Sustaita, Conductor
Joy Regullano, Scriptwriter
Nick Luciano, Stage Director

Pacific Symphony's Family Musical Mornings concerts are designed for kids ages 5-11.

Thank you to our partner organizations whose collaboration has been central to the creation of this special concert:
Sara Guerrero, Founding Artistic Director, Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble
Harish Murthy, Executive Director, Ektaa Center
Rachel Wang, Director Community Engagement, South Coast Chinese Cultural Association/Irvine Chinese School