Nicholas McGegan, conductor

Nicholas McGegan Brings a Trio of Baroque Masters for the Best of Bach, Vivaldi and Handel – January 26, 2019

Pasadena, CA – Join the Pasadena Symphony and Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan as he delivers Baroque Masters on January 26, 2019 at Ambassador Auditorium with performances at 2pm and 8pm. Highly regarded as “one of the finest baroque conductors of his generation” (London Independent), the two-time Grammy nominee will jump start your year as only…

Melissa White violin

Bernstein & Copland Brings Classical Music with a New Attitude – November 17, 2018

Pasadena CA – Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony continue the 18-19 Classics season with Bernstein and Copland on Saturday, November 17 at Ambassador Auditorium with performances at 2pm and 8pm. On the heels of Bernstein’s centennial, the performance will celebrate American masters, with a program that bridges popular and classical music through…

Pasadena Symphony Opens 2018-19 Classics Season with Mozart’s Requiem – October 20, 2018

Pasadena CA –Tender melodies, powerful choruses, exquisite arias — Mozart’s hauntingly beautiful Requiem gets the Pasadena Symphony’s 2018-19 season off to a grand start on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. Mendelssohn’s String Symphony No. 3 and Elgar’s Introduction & Allegro round out this deeply-emotive program,…

Pasadena Symphony Extends Music Director David Lockington’s Contract Through 2021-22 and Concludes It’s 90th Season with All-Beethoven Finale

Pasadena CA –The Pasadena Symphony Association announces the contract renewal  of Music Director David Lockington through 2021-22. Lockington renews his role which began in 2013. Since then, the orchestra has shown tremendous growth, cementing the Pasadena Symphony as the area’s premiere destination for live symphonic music. “In his five years leading the PSO, Lockington has taken an ensemble that was…

Rachmaninoff’s Romantic Blockbuster Leads a Program Filled with Mystery and Intrigue

Pasadena CA – The Pasadena Symphony continues its 90th season on Saturday, March 24th with Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini at Ambassador Auditorium with performances at 2pm and 8pm.  Music Director David Lockington will lead this mesmerizing program filled with mystery and intrigue, opening with Alexander Miller’s contemporary puzzle overture Scherzo Crypto, and…