We are thrilled to have the opportunity to present Magic Flute for Kids! again to our Family Concert audiences. Mozart’s music has a purity and a playfulness to it that is particularly appealing to children, and the fantastical story featuring
In this concert highlight, you’ll notice the Ellington/ Strayhorn adaptations of the classic Tchaikovsky score for “The Nutcracker,” side-by-side with the beloved original. We hope you have a wonderful and happy holiday!
Over the past 150 years there have been many significant presentations of Verdi’s Requiem, but none was more powerful than the performances given by prisoners in the Terezín concentration camp (Theresienstadt) during World War II. These courageous men and women faced
The temperature drops, the days are shorter, but the music is so good. As you wrap gifts and get together with your family and friends, let this Christmas playlist be the soundtrack to your holidays. 1. “Linus and Lucy”
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In my previous incarnation as a freelance oboist, I got a call to play Handel’s Messiah with a pickup orchestra at Monumental Baptist Church on Chicago’s Southside—a Sunday afternoon rehearsal and concert, $50 check at the end. Easy gig. I
Ahead of our always popular “Handel’s Glorious Messiah,” we sat down to interview guest conductor Christopher Warren-Green who will be manning the podium, conducting Pacific Chorale, soloists and Pacific Symphony in this staple of the holiday season. AB: You