PASADENA YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT RETURNS LIVE AND IN-PERSON TO AMBASSADOR AUDITORIUM

April 28, 2022 Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Symphony Association is pleased to announce the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestras (PYSO) annual Spring Concert to be held at Ambassador Auditorium on Saturday, May 7. The free concert will feature all six PYSO ensembles showcasing the hard work and dedication they’ve put in throughout the academic year.…

RAN DANK PERFORMS PROKOFIEV WITH THE PASADENA SYMPHONY ALONGSIDE A WORLD PREMIERE BY BRETT BANDUCCI AND BEETHOVEN’S NO. 5 FOR ITS SEASON FINALE AT AMBASSADOR AUDITORIUM

April 18, 2022 Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Symphony concludes its season on Saturday, April 30 with the four most well-known notes in Classical music – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Relentless, emotional and triumphant all describe Beethoven’s most famous symphony, which will be led by internationally renowned conductor Keitaro Harada, who currently serves as Music…

PASADENA SYMPHONY HEATS UP THE AMBASSADOR WITH A FIERY GRIEG PIANO CONCERTO AND MOZART SYMPHONY N0. 40

March 4, 2022 Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Symphony continues its 2021/22 season on Saturday, March 19 with Mozart Symphony No. 40. Mozart’s stormy symphony headlines a colorful program with Grieg’s hugely popular Piano Concerto and Adam Schoenberg’s “Finding Rothko.” Highly sought-after conductor Brett Mitchell leads the orchestra as Artistic Partner for this emotionally-charged repertoire…

PASADENA SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2022/23 SEASON TOGETHER WITH MUSIC DIRECTOR SEARCH

Acclaimed guest conductors François López-Ferrer, Lina Gonzáles-Granados, Vinay Parameswaran, Rebecca Tong, Kensho Watanabe, Jenny Wong and Joseph Young will serve as Artistic Partners for the 2022/23 season Third annual Composers Showcase will feature works by composers who are shaping the future of classical music with Unsuk Chin, Anna Clyne, Valerie Coleman, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, Huang Ruo…

PASADENA SYMPHONY’S ODE TO ROMANCE ARRIVES JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINE’S WITH TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO

January 26, 2022 Covid-19 vaccination policy requires booster shots for all eligible concertgoers  Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Symphony continues its 2021/22 season with updated Covid-19 vaccination requirements, including boosters for all eligible patrons, staff and musicians. On the heels of a strong turnout for January’s annual Baroque concert, the orchestra sets the tone for…

NICHOLAS MCGEGAN RETURNS TO CONDUCT BACH AND VIVALDI’S MOST POPULAR CONCERTOS

January 5, 2022 Updates to Covid-19 vaccination policy require booster shots for all eligible concertgoers  Pasadena, CA – The New Year heralds the return of Conductor Nicholas McGegan to lead the Pasadena Symphony for Baroque: Brandenburg 5 on Saturday, January, 22 at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Highly…

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…