| May 19, 2011
| 9:25 PM
The Pacific Symphony accomplished more than just making music at Monday night's "OC Can You Play With Us?"
The free event in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall put local amateur musicians onstage alongside the professional Pacific Symphony...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:52 PM
In keeping with its "Year of the Piano" programming, the Pacific Symphony will play host to pianist Conrad Tao this week.
The 16-year-old Chinese American musician, whose skills have brought him performing alongside orchestras worldwide, is scheduled...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:20 PM
His was a tale of tough economic times.
A construction worker in his 50s. Couldn't find work. Newly homeless in Laguna Beach.
But with help from the Friendship Shelter and the Pacific Symphony, his life had a moment of rejuvenation. He got to hear a...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:25 PM
Orchestral musicians tend to be a serious bunch when on stage.
A sea of applause may splash down upon them after an inspiring performance from an enthralled audience, but oftentimes they'll receive it without cracking much of a smile. And that's OK,...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:07 PM
SEAL BEACH — When your father plays violin, your brother plays violin, your cousins play violin and your aunt plays viola, clearly the sounds of strings run deep in the family.
So it was only natural that Maxim Eshkenazy take up the family trade...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 8:09 PM
LONG BEACH — Today if somebody asked, "Is there a doctor in the house?", Jessica Pearlman wouldn't raise her hand. But had her life taken a different course, there's the possibility she would be performing surgery instead of Beethoven.
| Dec 30, 2010
| 9:39 PM
If you've made a New Year's resolution to get out of the house more, check out this guide for 2011 entertainment options. From Broadway to blues to ballet, we've got you covered; here's a selection. Call the venue or visit their website for prices and...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:41 PM
SANTA ANA — In a cluttered South Coast Metro warehouse, 15 pianos were scattered about. On that Wednesday morning, the soul of Chopin emanated from one of them from the skills of Gabriel Stevens.
The 21-year-old Pacific Symphony intern and Cal...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 8:29 PM
His will be a one-night affair on Orange County's top piano pedestal.
Acclaimed virtuoso pianist Lang Lang performs Tuesday with the Pacific Symphony in an all-Russian composer program at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The 8 p.m....
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:51 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Despite Sunday's afternoon rain, they still came to hear the music.
About 25 family members and friends gathered in the Dover Shores home of the Cernius family to hear three of Orange County's finest young musicians: Natalie...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:18 PM
'Peter and the Wolf'
The Pacific Symphony plays the classic Prokofiev children's symphony, "Peter and the Wolf," in a 45-minute, kid-friendly concert at 10 and 11:30 a.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at Segerstrom Center for...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Summer Opportunities Fair
A seminar on finding the perfect overnight camp or teen summer program for ages 8 to 18 is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Sage Hill School, 20402 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach. Dozens of exhibits and camp directors will be...