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Pops Package 2017-18


Overview

Enjoy electrifying performances of popular music's most enduring favorites — backed by the "Hollywood" sound of Pacific Symphony!

This series consists of 7 performances.


David Foster with special guests

David Foster with special guests

October 13 & 14, 2017

One of the most successful producers in history, 16-time Grammy Award winner David Foster joins Pacific Symphony to perform songs from his unparalleled catalog. Popular hits — written for artists including Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Olivia Newton-John, Barbra Streisand and many others — include “You’re the Inspiration,” “The Prayer,” “The Glory of Love” and “St. Elmo’s Fire.”


Tribute to Ella

Tribute to Ella

November 3 & 4, 2017

A centennial celebration of the First Lady of Song! Pacific Symphony honors Ella Fitzgerald’s remarkable legacy with the sultry ballads and sweet jazz that she made her own — including “Dream a Little Dream of Me,” “Cheek to Cheek,” “Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing).”


Celebrate the Holidays with Seth MacFarlane

Celebrate the Holidays with Seth MacFarlane

December 22 & 23, 2017

Academy Award-nominated and Grammy-nominated writer, singer, actor, producer and director Seth MacFarlane makes his Orange County debut performing your favorite timeless holiday classics. His gorgeous, lush baritone also delivers sophisticated interpretations from the Great American Songbook, performed in the style of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. 


Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross

February 16 & 17, 2018

Singer-songwriter Christopher Cross sets sail with Pacific Symphony for an evening of yacht rock featuring smooth sounds from the '70s and '80s. Such hits as “Ride Like the Wind” and “Sailing” garnered five Grammys for this titan of soft rock, while “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” won him the Oscar for “Best Original Song.”


A Night at the Copa

A Night at the Copa

March 23 & 24, 2018

After standing ovations and shouts of “Bravo!” during their last visit, we’ve invited a popular band to return to Pacific Symphony with their rollicking, around-the-world musical adventure. However, we are contractually prohibited from announcing the engagement until later this summer. Stay tuned for details… we’ll let you know as soon as we can!


Cirque de la Symphonie

Cirque de la Symphonie

April 6 & 7, 2018

Beauty, thrills and majesty! This popular troupe returns by popular demand with an all-new show featuring a jaw-dropping fusion of fliers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers and strongmen who perform their cirque acts while Pacific Symphony provides a soundtrack of classical masterpieces and contemporary favorites.


Saturday Night Fever - Music of the Bee Gees

Saturday Night Fever - Music of the Bee Gees

June 8 & 9, 2018

In the hands of Stayin' Alive, the worlds’ #1 tribute to the Bee Gees, the quintessential pop culture icons of the 1970s live again! With expert harmonies and undeniable groove, powerful vocals recreate the sound that defined a generation — from blockbusters like “Stayin’ Alive,” “How Deep is Your Love” and “Night Fever” to early hits like “To Love Somebody” and “Massachusetts.”