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Pops Package 2018-19


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.


Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

October 12 & 13, 2018

Television, film and Broadway star Vanessa Williams joins Pacific Symphony in an opening night celebration performing songs that span her impressive career such as “Dreamin,” “Save the Best for Last,” “Love Is” and more. The orchestra opens the concert with "That's Entertainment" and themes from the films Splash, The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Animal House and Airplane.


Music of Wicked, The Wiz & Oz

Music of Wicked, The Wiz & Oz

November 9 & 10, 2018

Follow the yellow brick road on a musical journey celebrating all things Oz! Joined by bewitching vocalists and the Hollywood sound of the Symphony, three singers interpret favorites from the hit Broadway show, “Wicked,” the dazzling reimagining film, “The Wiz,” and of course the 1939 classic film, "The Wizard of Oz."


Christmas with Jackie Evancho

Christmas with Jackie Evancho

December 14 & 15, 2018

Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year as teenage superstar Jackie Evancho performs some of the most memorable classics of the season including hits from her holiday album and more.


Valentine's Day with Kenny G

Valentine's Day with Kenny G

February 15 & 16, 2019

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G meld with the full orchestra when Pacific Symphony delivers a romantic Valentine’s evening of music. By grafting elements of R&B, pop and Latin to his smooth jazz foundation, Kenny G is one of the most iconic and best-selling instrumentalists of all time.


Leslie Odom, Jr.

Leslie Odom, Jr.

March 15 & 16, 2019

Best known for his Tony and Grammy Award-winning performance as Aaron Burr in the original cast of Broadway’s “Hamilton” and his part in the musical TV series, “Smash,” Leslie Odom, Jr. joins the Symphony with a specially curated selection of Broadway and jazz hits including Jerome Kern’s “Look for the Silver Lining” and Nat King Cole’s “I Know That You Know.”


Music of Queen

Music of Queen

April 26 & 27, 2019

Epic rock riffs and majestic symphonic strings will come together in perfect harmony as Pacific Symphony pays tribute to one of the greatest bands of all time. Joined by high energy band and vocalists Windborne, the Symphony performs hits such as “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Are the Champions,” “Killer Queen,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Another One Bites the Dust” and many more!


My Fair Lady in Concert

My Fair Lady in Concert

May 31, 2019 & June 1, 2019

Enjoy Lerner and Loewe’s elegant and enchanting musical performed live in a semi-staged concert setting! One of America’s favorite American musicals, “My Fair Lady” tells the romantic story of a young Cockney flower seller and a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.”