PASADENA SYMPHONY & POPS ELECTS NEW DIRECTORS STEPHEN MIYABE, STEVEN ROSEN AND VICTORIA SCHWARTZ AND BOB MICHERO AS PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

November 11, 2021 Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Symphony and POPS proudly welcomes respected community leaders to its 30-member Board of Directors and announces the appointment of Bob Michero as its Board President commencing with the 21/22 Season. Stephen Miyabe, Pasadena Market President for Northern Trust’s Wealth Management Team, Steven Rosen, Provost & Chief Scientific…

GERSHWIN AND DVOŘÁK LEAD THE PASADENA SYMPHONY’S TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN SOUND

October 25, 2021 Pasadena, CA –The Pasadena Symphony continues its 2021-22 season with Rhapsody in Blue on Saturday, November 13th at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Concertgoers will experience the music that defined the American sound with iconic works by Gershwin and Dvořák. The effervescence of Gilmore Young…

PASADENA SYMPHONY KICKS OFF 2021-22 SEASON WITH BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS AND BANNER

October 5, 2021 Pasadena, CA –  Pasadena Symphony and Pops opens its 93rd season with Beethoven Symphony No. 7 on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Acclaimed conductor Joseph Young, who serves as Music Director of the Berkeley Symphony among other major posts across…

PASADENA SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES SEVEN ARTISTIC PARTNERS TO LEAD THE ORCHESTRA FOR THE 2021-2022 SYMPHONY SERIES TOGETHER WITH NEWS THAT MUSIC DIRECTOR DAVID LOCKINGTON WILL BE ON LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR THE SEASON

Acclaimed conductors Keitaro Harada, Nic McGegan, Brett Mitchell, Anna Rakitina, Jenny Wong, Lidiya Yankovskaya and Joseph Young will serve as Artistic Partners and lead the orchestra for the 21/22 season The Pasadena Symphony’s annual Composers Showcase will feature works from musicians who are shaping the future of classical music with Brett Banducci, Gabriela Frank, Jessie…

Pasadena Symphony Announces Pasadena Presents Spring Line-Up

February 17, 2021 Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony announce the 2020/21 Pasadena Presents Spring Season of five online concerts, beginning February 27 through May 22, 2021. The spring series continues the format of the orchestra’s online offering of chamber music with a twist, with each concert featuring a renowned guest artist performing…

Pasadena Symphony and POPS Announce Star-Studded Line-up for Moonlight Sonata Virtual Fundraising Event

Pasadena, CA – Join the Pasadena Symphony Association for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 6pm PST as they transform the annual Moonlight Sonata Gala into a unique online experience. The party will come to you via a live-streamed special event featuring exclusive performances from Pasadena Symphony and…

Resident Pops Conductor Larry Blank Hosts Video Podcast with Stars from Broadway, TV and Film

Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena POPS and Resident Pops Conductor Larry Blank are pleased to announce POPScast, a weekly video podcast featuring a star-studded line-up of POPS performers, composers, musicians and all who make the music happen. POPScast premieres this Saturday, June 20 at 7:30pm on what would have been opening night for the Sierra…

Pasadena Symphony and POPS Annual Fundraising Gala Goes Virtual

Pasadena, CA – Join the Pasadena Symphony Association for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 6pm as they transform the annual Moonlight Sonata Gala to a unique online experience. The party will come to you via a live-streamed special event featuring exclusive performances from Pasadena Symphony and POPS…

Pasadena POPS Reschedules 2020 Summer Concert Series to 2021

Pasadena, CA – Due to the guidelines issued by government authorities during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Pasadena POPS has regrettably made the difficult decision to reschedule the 2020 Summer POPS Series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum in its entirety to Summer 2021. “We are deeply saddened that we are unable to perform at a time when the inspiration that comes…