Welcome to SummerFest 2017

Welcome to SummerFest 2017

Be part of an exciting new era when Pacific Symphony settles into its new summer home at Pacific Amphitheatre. You’ll enjoy magnificent music, dazzling fireworks and great entertainment in the heart of Costa Mesa at the OC Fair & Event Center, including Symphonic Springsteen, Kenny Loggins, Jurassic Park, Tchaikovsky Spectacular and more!

2017-18 Classical Season

2017-18 Classical Season

Stirring symphonies, masterful concertos and Mozart's enchanting "Magic Flute." Guest artists include violinist Joshua Bell in a special subscriber-only performance, composer/conductor Andre Previn, violinists Pinchas Zukerman and Anne Akiko Meyers and pianists Garrick Ohlsson and Andre Watts. 12- and 6-concert packages now available.

Aida

February 23 – 28Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Aida

Verdi’s timeless love triangle features the exciting South African soprano Kelebogile Besong, winner of the 2015 BBC Singer of the World competition, in her North American debut. Thrill to some of opera’s greatest arias, most powerful choruses and the stirring Triumphal March.

Fritz Lang's "Metropolis"

March 12Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Fritz Lang's "Metropolis"

Fritz Lang’s sci-fi masterpiece influenced such films as “Star Wars” and “Blade Runner.” Experience this cinematic tour de force projected on the big screen while organ virtuoso Peter Richard Conte performs the unforgettable soundtrack live.

Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto

March 23 – 25Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto

Pianist Zhang Zuo makes her Pacific Symphony debut performing Beethoven’s mighty Third Piano Concerto. The Los Angeles Times described the gifted young pianist (affectionately nicknamed “Zee Zee”) as “a powerful, passionate and compelling representation of pure artistry.”

King Arthur & the Legend of the Dragon's Lair

March 25 – 25Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

King Arthur & the Legend of the Dragon's Lair

Camelot, gallant knights in shining armor and fair damsels in distress. With advice from the old wizard Merlin, King Arthur hunts the dragon in a dangerous quest that is the stuff of legend. Will he slay the dragon and save the magic kingdom? You’ll have to see the concert to find out!

Hilty & Stokes Mitchell

April 21 – 22Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Hilty & Stokes Mitchell

JUST ANNOUNCED: Smashing Broadway! Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell join Pacific Symphony’s 2016-17 Pops line-up on April 21-22 for a concert of Broadway hits and timeless Standards.

Pacific Symphony Invited to Carnegie Hall

Pacific Symphony Invited to Carnegie Hall

JUST ANNOUNCED! By special invitation from Carnegie Hall, Pacific Symphony, with Carl St.Clair conducting, will make its Carnegie Hall debut on Saturday, April 21, 2018 as the finale to Carnegie's year-long celebration of Philip Glass's 80th birthday.

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Aida

February 23 – 28

Aida

Viva Villa-Lobos!

February 26

Viva Villa-Lobos!

The Beach Boys

March 3 – 4

The Beach Boys

news & Noteworthy

Kelibogile Besong as Aida

Review: Aida

Pacific Symphony's Carnegie Hall Debut

Symphony's Carnegie Hall Debut

February News

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Pianist Zhang Zuo

Masterclass with pianist Zhang Zuo

Annual Report

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