Music that will move you. Your favorite masterpieces, from stirring symphonies to deeply emotional concertos.
Maestro's Series 2017-18
Experience the thrill of live music! Feel the force of 88 perfectly synchronized musicians playing together at the top of their game in a great hall celebrated for its acoustical perfection. Savor unforgettable evenings of music’s most moving masterpieces featuring Music Director Carl St.Clair, the gifted men and women of Pacific Symphony and a fabulous lineup of international artists!
Romantic Nights 2017-18
Magnificent evenings of romance, relaxation and fun! Friday- or Saturday-night concerts make a great centerpiece to your weekend, while Thursday concerts make great mid-week date nights!
Classical Escapes 2017-18
Make a getaway to unplug, kick back and revel in the sumptuous sound of live symphonic music. Be transported by exceptional evenings of music guaranteed to make you feel more fully alive!
Sunday Casual Connections 2017-18
Insight & Discovery! Join Music Director Carl St.Clair for an intimate and lively behind-the-scenes exploration of the classics. Convenient Sunday matinee performances allow plenty of time for a champagne brunch, a shopping trip to South Coast Plaza or just a few hours to catch up with friends. Concerts are 90 minutes long and include insightful comments from Maestro St.Clair, often incorporating artist conversations and video elements.
Pedals & Pipes
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 built from steel, tin, oak, poplar, maple, lead and carbon fiber.
“To my eyes and ears the organ will ever be the King of Instruments.” — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cafe Ludwig 2017-18
Elegant, intimate, varied & inventive! Enjoy perfect Sunday afternoon playlists curated by Orli Shaham. While you sip coffee and indulge in scrumptious desserts, the gifted pianist guides you on a journey exploring how composers influenced each other and changed the course of chamber music.