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Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings

PSSS: Around the World in Forty Minutes

November 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m.

Fresh from their triumphant 2018 tour to Costa Rica, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings embarks on their 2018-19 season with a whirlwind tour of musical favorites, including works of Grieg, Glinka, Padilla and more!

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

PSYWE: Moments in Time

November 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Under the celebrated direction of Dr. Gregory X. Whitmore, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble kicks off their 2018-19 season with music of light, color and shadow. Revel in a wide-ranging program that includes works of Leonard Bernstein, Giovanni Santos, Richard Strauss and more. The brilliant musicians of PSYWE, joined by guest speaker Rosalind Britton, are sure to engage and inspire!

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra

PSYO Fall Concert

November 20, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Energized by its many recent artistic achievements, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra inaugurates its 2018-19 season with a stirring and innovative program that includes Leonard Bernstein’s haunting On the Waterfront Suite and Gustav Holst’s brilliant and ever popular The Planets.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

PSYWE: War and Peace

March 10, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble continues its 2018-19 season with an exploration of a driving dichotomy of the human experience, that of war and peace. The program will combine profoundly beautiful and probing works with stirring projected imagery, culminating in a performance of Aaron Copland’s masterful Lincoln Portrait, narrated by Rich Capparela.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra

PSYO Spring Concert

March 10, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra dedicates its mid-season concert to two towering masterpieces: Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring (originally titled Ballet for Martha in honor of the great American Dancer/Choreographer Martha Graham) and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s magnificent and much loved Symphony No. 2.

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings

PSSS: Outside the Box

May 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings wraps up their 2018-19 season with a program of rousing and engaging pieces, both old and new! From the intense sonorities of Vivaldi’s Double Cello Concerto to the brilliance of Brian Balmages Urban Concerto, this musical adventure is sure to provide new and exciting vistas for all to enjoy!

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble

PSYWE: Bach Frames

May 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Wrapping up their 2018-19 season, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble will present a program of depth and excitement, exploring the enduring musical influence of one of western music’s most towering figures and featuring performances by guest conductor Dr. Jamal Duncan and organist Kristen Lawrence.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra

PSYO Season Finale

May 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles wraps up their 2018-19 season with one of the 20th century’s most revolutionary and influential works, Igor Stravinsky’s epic ballet, The Rite of Spring. The concert will also feature a performance by the 1st place winner of PSYO’s annual concerto competition, a much anticipated and truly thrilling event!