By ERICA SHARP 1. Scythian Suite Op. 20 III. Night by Sergei Prokofiev: 2. Piano Sonata No. 14 (Moonlight Sonata) III. Presto agitato by Ludwig van Beethoven: 3. Die Feldermaus Overture by Johann Strauss II: 4. Der Vampyr Overture by
“Hallelujah!” This single word is one of the most recognized in Handel’s “Messiah,” a work that is equally well known throughout the masses since its premiere in 1741. But those fans of Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale would know that
Longtime collaborator and partner of the Symphony, Pacific Chorale, recently announced the appointment of Andrew Brown as its new president and chief executive officer, replacing Elizabeth Pearson, who left earlier this year. Prior to joining the Chorale, Brown spent 17
Our Principal Clarinetist Joe Morris sat down with us to discuss Bernstein’s jazzy and electric Prelude, Fugue and Riffs. You can find more information on the upcoming “Bernstein @ 100” concert on our website here.
As our 40th Anniversary season kicks into high-gear, we’re back, and prouder than ever to share with you some of the highlights of reviews from Opening Weekend. The concert’s program included a newly-extended version of former Composer-in-Residence Frank Ticheli’s “Shooting