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Día de los Muertos Celebration

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Roger Kalia, conductor
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra – Roger Kalia, music director
Pacific Symphony
Sara Guerrero, stage director and playwright
Rachel Oliveros, actor
Laura Bustamante, actor
Angela Estela Moore, actor
Mia Negrete, actor
Victor Rivera-López, actor
Moises Vasquez, guest musician
Relámpago del Cielo Grupo Folklórico, (guest dancers)
Márquez: Excerpt from "Danzón" No. 2
Traditional: "La Bruja"
Traditional: "La Calaca"
Rosas: "Sobre Las Olas"
Traditional: "La Llorona"
Giacchino: Suite from "Coco"

Immerse yourself in the colorful traditions and festivities of the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Enjoy kid-friendly activities and traditional music, featuring tunes from Disney-Pixar’s “Coco” and more.

These performances take place at Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. A further performance of this program takes place on Oct. 26 at Meng Concert Hall on the campus of California State University, Fullerton.

A fun and fascinating 45-minute concert designed especially for children 5-11. 

Enjoy FREE interactive activities in the lobby, such as family-friendly arts and crafts, an instrument petting zoo and opportunities to meet Symphony musicians, local performing groups and more!

On Oct. 19, activities begin at 9 a.m. for 10 a.m. attendees and 12:15 p.m. for 11:30 a.m. attendees.

Program Notes

Learn more about the concert in the kid-friendly program notes.