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May 23 Thu

Michael Cavanaugh Performs the Music of Elton John

Friday Thru Saturday
April 19 - 20 2024

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Concert Timings:
April 19, 2024, 8:00 pm
April 20, 2024, 8:00 pm

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Get ready to rock out with Michael Cavanaugh (back by popular demand!), as he performs the timeless hits of Elton John, such as "Tiny Dancer,” “Rocket Man,” “Bennie and the Jets,” “Candle in the Wind,” and many more! This electrifying show features Cavanaugh’s powerhouse vocals and incredible piano skills, accompanied by a full orchestra.

The concerts opens with a Tribute to Henry Mancini (1924 - 1994) on his 100th birthday, featuring vocalist Whitney Claire Kaufman, pianist Nelson Kole, and drummer Bernie Dresel.

Pacific Symphony is pleased to welcome a Guest Conductor to perform Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever on the first half of this concert. Maestro Al Spector will conduct on Saturday, April 20th. Congratulations to Maestro Spector, who placed the winning bid at our Annual Gala Live Auction to conduct Pacific Symphony.



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

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OPENING PROGRAM
MUSIC OF HENRY MANCINI:
March from The Great Waldo Pepper
Mr. Lucky Theme
"Charade"
"Crazy World" from Victor Victoria
The Pink Panther
"Two for the Road"
"Moon River" Closing from Breakfast at Tiffany's
"Sons of Italy" from Beaver Valley 37' Suite

- INTERMISSION

THE MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN
Michael Cavanaugh will announce the Elton John songs from the stage.


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