A huge thank-you to composer Michael Daugherty for giving us some insight into this world premiere. “To the New World” was commissioned by Pacific Symphony, and was written in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the historic Moon landing by
A Message from Pacific Symphony President, John Forsyte I am so pleased to announce the newest endowment of a Pacific Symphony musician’s chair. Board of Director member Judy Whitmore has agreed to endow, in perpetuity, the Assistant Concertmaster Chair, held
“Please observe him if you will. He’s Professor Harold Hill, And he’s here to organize a River City boys band!” Professor Harold Hill, the all-American conniver at the heart of Meredith Willson’s signature work The Music Man, is the most
In light of André Previn’s recent passing, we’d like to share an interview between him and Carl St.Clair in front of an American Composers Festival audience from 2015. The two discuss his pieces “Owls” and “Honey and Rue,” the latter
Pacific Symphony Principal second violinist Bridget Dolkas leads a string quartet in an immersive program inspired by dreams. As part of INTERPLAY, a collaboration with Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts, in collaboration with Anna Leahy and the Chapman MFA
You might not have noticed that this season, Pacific Symphony has featured signature cocktails at classical and pops programs. Opening weekend, concertgoers toasted the Symphony’s 40th season with the “Ruby Anniversary Sparkler,” a bubbly libation of champagne, St. Germaine and Chambord.
Everything you need to know about the Iranian New Year in Orange County The famous poet Rumi wrote, “Respond to every call that excites your spirit.” And certainly no season stirs the soul more than spring. March 21 marks the