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Paul Huang

Violin Masterclass Paul Huang

March 20, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Students from the Orange County community will be selected to perform in a masterclass with violinist, Paul Huang. He will listen to them play a selection of their choice and then offer feedback and coaching on technique, musicianship and other performance factors. Participants benefit from one-on-one coaching on their instrument from a master musician, while the audience has the opportunity to learn through observation.

Admission is free. No ticket required.

Italian countryside

Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony (KUSC)

March 22, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Inspired by his travels to Venice, Rome, Bologna and Florence, Mendelssohn’s symphony evokes imagery of Mediterranean sunshine, famous architecture and the rustic landscapes that make Italy so iconic. And be inspired by Bruch’s profoundly virtuosic Violin Concerto.

Shardad Rohani

Nowruz: Persian New Year

March 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian 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. Homayoun Shajarian, Sohrab Pournazeri and others join the Symphony for a concert that unites cultures through the power of music.

Conrad Tao

Schubert & Chopin

March 31, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

Sundays at Soka: A continuation of his exploration of the works of Schubert and Chopin in February, Maestro Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony through another exciting afternoon of music, starting with Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony. Then, audience favorite Conrad Tao joins the orchestra in Chopin's First Piano Concerto. 

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín

April 16, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Defiant Requiem tells the story of the courageous Jewish prisoners in the Terezín Concentration Camp during World War II who performed Verdi’s stunning Requiem Mass, despite experiencing the depths of human degradation. Combining Verdi's magnificent music with video testimony from survivors, this powerful and dramatic work will move you.

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.

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.

Pre-Paid Parking at Segerstrom Concert Hall

Pre-Paid Parking at Segerstrom Concert Hall

June 14, 2020, 8:00 p.m.

Add on pre-paid parking vouchers to your season ticket package at Segerstrom Concert Hall and you'll never have to worry about having enough money on hand to pay for parking! Purchase as many vouchers as you have performances in your package. Vouchers are accepted at the following parking structures near the concert hall: PLAZA TOWER on Anton adjacent to the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel, CENTER TOWER adjacent to Segerstrom Hall on Sunflower between Avenue of the Arts and Park Center Drive and PARK TOWER on Park Center Drive near Sunflower. Parking vouchers are valid from Sept. 2019 through June 2020.