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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

February 10, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Join us for Pacific Symphony's annual festivities honoring the Chinese New Year! Celebrating the Year of the Dog, 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. 

Lantern Festival 2018

Lantern Festival 2018

March 4, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

FREE FAMILY EVENT! Bring the entire family and join us for Pacific Symphony’s third annual Lantern Festival, celebrating the Year of the Dog! The Lantern Festival, which can be traced back 2,000 years, takes place 15 days after the Lunar New Year—on the first full moon night in the lunar calendar—and marks the return of spring, representing the reunion of family. The act of lighting and appreciating lanterns is a way for people to let go of the burdens of their old selves and express their best wishes for themselves and their families for the future.

Violinist Pinchas Zukerman

Violin Masterclass: Pinchas Zukerman

March 18, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Three students in the Orange County community will be selected to perform in this masterclass with world-renowned violinist, Pinchas Zukerman. He will listen to them play a selection of their choice and then offer feedback and coaching on technique, musicianship and other performance factors. Participating students and audience members alike have the opportunity to learn from this extraordinary musican. 

Tickets are just $10! Seating is general admission.

USC Thornton Choral Artists

Beethoven's Ninth

April 15, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Jo-Michael Scheibe chairs the Thornton School of Music’s Department of Choral and Sacred Music at the University of Southern California, where he conducts the USC Chamber Singers and teaches choral conducting and choral methods. He is currently the vice president of International Affairs at the American Choral Director’s Association.