Ah, your very first time at the Symphony! Do you remember it? I was very little myself, but I remember picking out my favorite dress for the occasion, and being in complete wonderment and awe as I took in the
PACIFIC SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRINCIPAL POPS CONDUCTOR, ENRICO LOPEZ-YAÑEZ
Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony are pleased to announce the appointment of Enrico Lopez-Yañez as the orchestra’s new Principal Pops Conductor, effective Sept. 1, 2023. In the 2023-24 season, Lopez-Yañez will lead the orchestra in four programs of the seven-concert
Powerhouse OG Diva Gloria Gaynor Survives and Thrives
Superstar Gloria Gaynor is not only surviving but thriving (and still blessed with a great set of pipes!), having just released a new music video of her classic disco hit, “I Will Survive.” Check out the new music video here.
5 Actors who Learned a Musical Instrument to Perfection for their Role
Last month, Cate Blanchett received her fourth Golden Globe win for her lead role in “Tár.” In this film, Blanchett portrays Lydia Tár, a conductor with a severe, iron-fisted, and frequently cruel disposition. Without any prior conducting experience, Blanchett impressed
arts-X-press Applications 2023 are Now Open!
arts-X-press is Pacific Symphony’s summer arts immersion program where incoming 7th, 8th, and 9th graders come together to explore the arts, nourish their sense of self, and make lasting friendships. At arts-X-press, everyone gets the opportunity to play music, sing,
It’s Women’s History Month!
It’s Women’s History Month! We’re taking a moment to reflect on the incredible contributions of women throughout history. From artists and activists to scientists and leaders, women have played an essential role in shaping our world. And in the world
Welcome to Our March Concerts!
March is a month of captivating musical performances and events that will inspire, entertain, and enrich your soul. Whether you are a lifelong classical music lover, a fan of contemporary musical theater, or simply looking for a fun and educational
Tao Plays Mozart
PROGRAM NOTES FOR TAO PLAYS MOZART (March 16-18, 2023) Wojciech Kilar: Orawa Orchestras and concertgoers in California share a special affinity for composers who bridge the classical and movie worlds. But Wojciech Kilar, though he won high honors in both
10 Reasons Why Classical Music is a Must-Have in Your Life
Classical music has been a staple of human culture for centuries, and for good reason. From its ability to evoke emotions to its power to stimulate the brain, there are countless benefits to incorporating classical music into your life. Whether
Nowruz, also known as the Iranian New Year, is an ancient holiday celebrated by millions of people worldwide, particularly in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Balkans. Nowruz is a time for renewal, joy, and hope, marking the beginning