Gershwin and Debussy Lead the Pasadena Symphony’s Ode to Romance

Plus Oscar® and Grammy® Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s Voyage Pasadena CA – Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony continue the 19/20 Symphony Classics season with Gershwin/Debussy on Saturday, February 15 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. This powerful and romantic Valentine’s program opens with a bang with…

Vivaldi’s Most Cherished Concertos lead a Baroque Program for All Seasons

Pasadena CA – Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony present their annual Baroque program with Vivaldi Four Seasons on Saturday, January 25 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Lockington describes the program for his Baroque conductorial debut with the orchestra as being “filled with all sorts of…

Pasadena Symphony Presents Beethoven “Emperor” with a Little Latin Flair

Pasadena CA – Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony continue the 19-20 Classics season with Beethoven “Emperor” on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Along with Beethoven’s heroic masterpiece, Pulitzer-Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid’s Petrichor will open the performance by redefining ‘surround sound’ with…

Pasadena Symphony Opens 2019-20 Classics with Brahms, Bruch, and a World Premiere Commission

Pasadena CA – Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony open their 92nd season with Brahms Symphony No. 1, featuring an all-new Composer’s Showcase on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. The 2019-20 season kicks off with quite possibly the best first symphony…

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Michael Feinstein Opens a Vault of Undiscovered MGM Charts for the POPS Season Finale

Pasadena, CA – Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS close their popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum on September 14 with an evening showcasing the legendary films of MGM Studios for MGM Movie Classics. The POPS season finale will provide a quintessential Feinstein experience with Broadway’s best singers, dancers, vintage…

Tony and Grammy-nominated Singing Sensation Michael Cavanaugh Brings the Music of Elton John to the Arboretum

Pasadena, CA –The Pasadena POPS continue their one-of-a-kind, popular outdoor summer concert series with The Music of Elton John Starring Michael Cavanaugh on Saturday, August 24 at the LA County Arboretum. Hand-picked by Billy Joel himself, Cavanaugh got his start as the lead role in the Broadway musical Movin’ Out, which earned him both Grammy…

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Rhapsody in Blue Leads an Evening of Gershwin Era Hits as Michael Feinstein & The Pasadena Pops Jazz up Your Summer

Pasadena, CA –  Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS jazz up the Los Angeles County Arboretum with an evening devoted to the stylings of one of America’s most beloved musical icons for Rhapsody in Blue on Saturday, July 13. The concert will present a musical smorgasbord that pays tribute to the Gershwin…

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The Pasadena Symphony and POPS Brings Broadway to Hollywood for Music under the Stars, Free Concert at Pasadena City Hall

Pasadena, CA – Stars of stage and screen will illuminate the night sky when The Pasadena Symphony and POPS presents its annual free Music Under the Stars concert on Saturday, June 1 at Pasadena City Hall’s Centennial Square. Presented with sponsorship support from Bank of America, the 2019 Music Under the Stars concert will celebrate treasured…

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Michael Feinstein & The Pasadena Pops Kick-off the Summer June 22 With the Best of American Popular Song

Pasadena, CA –Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein opens the 2019 Pasadena POPS Sierra Summer Concert Series on Saturday, June 22 with The Great American Songbook: Icons from Broadway, Tin Pan Alley and Hollywood. The POPS season opener will encapsulate 200 years of American popular music, from Stephen Foster’s “Beautiful Dreamer” to the songbook of the…