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Symphony at the Mission

Symphony at the Mission

July 21, 2019, 7:15 p.m.

SOLD OUT!
Mission San Juan Capistrano, in partnership with Pacific Symphony,  is proud to announce an added concert to its 2019 Music Under the Stars line up! For the first time ever, Music Under the Stars will feature Pacific Symphony performing your favorite light classics and beloved Broadway hits with the award-winning soprano, Lisa Vroman, and led by the ever-charming maestro, Albert-George Schram for a unique musical performance at the leading California landmark. 

Symphony in the Cities Mission Viejo

Symphony in the Cities Mission Viejo

July 27, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

It's the perfect way to end a lazy summer day. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and join us for FREE music and family fun!

Prelude in the Park, including entertainment and a Musical Playground for Children: 4 p.m.
Concert featuring Pacific Symphony: 7 p.m.
Oso Viejo Community Park on the Village Green, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo

Symphony in the Cities Costa Mesa

Symphony in the Cities Costa Mesa

July 28, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for FREE music, family fun and a community cclebration of Music Director Carl St.Clair’s 30th Anniversary!
  
Family activities and community ensemble performances by the Irvine Music Festival, The Fresh Rhythm, and Golden West Pops begin at 5 p.m. outdoors on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza.
  
Pacific Symphony concert starts inside the Concert Hall at 7 p.m.
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa

Beethoven's Ninth

Beethoven's Ninth

August 1, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Join Conductor Carl St.Clair, Pacific Symphony and the Pacific Chorale in their first performance in the newly renovated Christ Cathedral. Enjoy a spectacular performance of Beethoven's magnificent Symphony No. 9  — culminating in the inspirational "Ode to Joy" — in the sonic splendor of the amazing new acoustics of this iconic building.  A performance not to be missed!   

Symphony in the Cities Orange

Symphony in the Cities Orange

August 3, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

It's the perfect way to end a lazy summer day. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and join us for FREE music and family fun!

Family activities and local music acts begin at 5:30 p.m.
Pacific Symphony concert starts at 7 p.m.
Aitken Arts Plaza at Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University
One University Drive, Orange, CA

Symphony in the Cities - Irvine

Symphony in the Cities - Irvine

August 4, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

It's the perfect way to end a lazy summer day. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and join us for FREE music and family fun!

Family activities and local music acts begin at 5:30 p.m.
Pacific Symphony concert starts at 7 p.m.
Mike Ward Community Park Woodbridge, 20 Lake Road, Irvine

Canto de Anaheim

Canto de Anaheim

August 31, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Join members of Pacific Symphony under the stars in a concert celebrating the Mexican-American heroes of Anaheim’s past and present. This multi-media event, hosted by native son Gustavo Arellano, will inspire and impress with storytelling, dance performance and music that represents the city at its finest.

Admission is FREE for this concert.

Saluting Soldier

Hail to the Heroes

September 8, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Country music icon Lee Greenwood (“God Bless the USA”) joins Pacific Symphony for a concert that celebrates U.S. veterans and first responders, the heroes who make our community and our country great! Gather together for an evening of music, celebration and remembrance, to honor those who are serving, salute those who defended America's ideals and remember those who never returned. 

FREE tickets for active-duty military, veterans and first responders! Call (714) 755-5799.

Simone Porter

Sundays at Soka: Mozart and Brahms

November 17, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

Acclaimed violinist, devoted chamber musician and Soka favorite, Simone Porter joins Carl St.Clair to kick of the Sunday at Soka series with a festive work by Mozart and Brahms only violin concerto.

Angel

Handel's Glorious Messiah

December 8, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

A beloved holiday tradition, Handel’s celebrated oratorio — with its blazing trumpets, thundering timpani and spectacular “Hallelujah!” chorus — provides a moment during the busy season to experience reflection, renewal and joy.

Ben Smolen

Sundays at Soka: Mozart

January 19, 2020, 3:00 p.m.

This concert is truly a Pacific Symphony family affair. Joining Maestro St.Clair in this all-Mozart program is Pacific Symphony’s Concert Master Dennis Kim and Benjamin Smolen who holds the symphony’s Valerie and Hans Imhof Principal Flute Chair.

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

January 25, 2020, 8:00 p.m.

Join us for Pacific Symphony’s annual festivities honoring the Lunar New Year! Celebrating the Year of the Rat, this performance is sure to sell out once again as audiences from across our communities come together to feast on a colorful presentation of Eastern and Western music and dance.

Nowruz - Iranian New Year

Nowruz - Iranian New Year

March 27, 2020, 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, with Pacific Symphony! A traditional festival that marks the beginning of spring, Nowruz is a time to celebrate the “rebirth of nature” and wash away the past. Join us for a concert that unites cultures through the power of music.

Elissa Lee Koljonen

Sundays at Soka: Ticheli and Beethoven

April 5, 2020, 3:00 p.m.

Recognized as one of the most celebrated violinists of her generation, Elissa Lee Koljonen has thrilled audiences and critics throughout the world. The program includes Ticheli’s piece of fragile beauty and quiet dignity, and Beethoven’s only concerto for one of the most popular instruments of his day: the violin.