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Sundays at Soka with Pacific Symphony

Sundays at Soka with Pacific Symphony

2017-18 Season

These 70-minute, informal concerts are perfect for newcomers to the classical music scene. Conductor and music director Carl St.Clair brings his vast knowledge of musical history to life with both his comments and baton. This season Pacific Symphony will highlight masterworks of Mozart, Vivaldi, and Beethoven for a lovely Sunday afternoon of great music and historical storytelling. 

Purchase all three matinees with a Sundays at Soka package. The package price is $114 (general) or $93 (student/senior/military), for a savings of $27-36 off the single-ticket price!

Single tickets go on sale July 11. Tickets: $50 ($40 student/senior/military)


Joseph Morris

Mozart - The Final Concertos

November 12, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

Principal clarinetist Joseph Morris won first prize in the Pasadena Showcase House Instrumental Competition and the Hennings-Fischer Foundation Competition. Benjamin Pasternack entered the Curtis Institute of Music at the age of thirteen and was the Grand Prize winner of the inaugural World Music Masters Piano Competition held in Paris and Nice in July 1989. 

Philippe Quint

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

January 21, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Grammy-nominated Russian-American violinist Philippe Quint is lauded for his “searingly poetic lyricism” (Daily Telegraph, UK). His impassioned musical desire for reimagining traditional works and commissioning new works, his dedication to exploring different styles and genres, and his award-winning discography has solidified him as one of the foremost violinists of today.

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.