Orange County’s acclaimed symphony entertains fans in its summer home.
Pack a picnic and enjoy music under the stars at the Pacific Symphony’s summer festival at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine.The season continues with “Beethoven’s Greatest Hits” on Aug. 12. The acclaimed ensemble’s music director, Carl St. Clair, leads the program that includes Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor,” with Gabriela Martinez as soloist, and Symphony No. 7. On Aug. 12 the symphony performs its annual Tchaikovsky Spectacular. Enjoy classics such as the “Romeo and Juliet” Fantasy Overture, the Violin Concerto with soloist Chad Hoopes and the “1812” Overture with thundering cannons and a spectacular fireworks finale. 8808 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, 714.755.5799 pacificsymphony.org
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