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Enjoy a tempting trio of concerts showcasing the William J. Gillespie Concert Organ — a stunning one-of-a-kind instrument built especially for the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. More than 42,000 labor hours in the making, the organ features 4,322 pipes.

Presenting Sponsors:

Pacific Symphony Sponsors

This series consists of 3 performances.


Pacific symphony Holiday Organ Spectacular

Holiday Organ Spectacular

December 20, 2022

Todd Wilson is "a fabulous virtuoso with fleet feet, a prodigious memory and technique to burn.”—The Plain Dealer

Celebrate the season with the king of instruments! Enjoy a magnitude of musical splendors with world-class organist Todd Wilson and members of Pacific Symphony performing a delightful mix of sacred and holiday music. Favorite Christmas carols share the bill with traditional organ works that highlight the 4,322-pipe William J. Gillespie Concert Organ.


Pacific symphony Organ Superstar Anna Lapwood

Organ Superstar Anna Lapwood

April 01, 2023

"The organ could not have a more dedicated or capable ambassador than Lapwood"—ArtMuse London

Known as the “TikTok Organist” due to her large following on that social media platform, Anna Lapwood brings humor and youthful joie de vivre as an advocate for her instrument. She is Director of Music at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Her wide-ranging musical career has already seen performances across Europe and countless appearances on television and radio. Having been encouraged early in her career to “play like a man,” Lapwood is an inspiration to many young women and proud that they have adopted her hashtag, #playlikeagirl.


Pacific symphony Organ Virtuoso Christopher Houlihan

Organ Virtuoso Christopher Houlihan

June 04, 2023

"Houlihan is the next big organ talent." —Los Angeles Times

Organist Christopher Houlihan has established an international reputation as an "intelligently virtuoso musician” (Gramophone), hailed for his "glowing, miraculously life-affirming performances" (Los Angeles Times).  In 2015, he was selected for The Diapason's "20 Under 30," a distinguished list of leaders in the organ world.