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Pasadena Symphony Presents Rachel Barton Pine and Nicholas McGegan in Musical Tour of Europe

Rachel Barton Pine (l) and Nicholas McGegan (r). Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony and Pops Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan returns to lead the Pasadena Symphony at Ambassador Auditorium on Saturday March 18th with a European tour of musical masterpieces featuring Felix Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony, inspired by the picturesque and romantic landscapes of the north along with Schubert’s Overture in the Italian Style. Virtuoso violinist Rachel…

Armenian Pops Orchestra to Perform at The Ambassador Auditorium

Conductor Greg Hosharian The Armenian Pops Orchestra, conducted by Greg Hosharian, will present “Sounds of the Diaspora” on Sunday, March 26 at The Ambassador Auditorium, 131 S St John Avenue in Pasadena, in a concert…

Crowell Public Library Presents Baroque and Romantic Elegance: Music for Solo Violin

Bach, Tchaikovsky, Delius and John Williams are the featured composers in a program devoted to tender gestures and romantic exuberance on Tuesday, March 14 at Crowell Public Library in San Marino. Violinist Paul Stein, a…

This Week’s All-District Music Festival Reveals Vibrancy of Pasadena Unified’s Arts Programs

Alongside the happy and cheerful sound of all of the students in the choral, band and orchestras in the two-day music festival Pasadena Unified School District is staging starting tonight there are even happier notes…

California Philharmonic Returns with Music, Martinis and The Maestro Chamber Music Series

Maestro Victor Vener. Photo courtesy California Philharmonic Orchestra Everyone enjoys positive news and the beloved California Philharmonic has some to share! This year, the musical magic begins early as Maestro Victor Vener returns with the…

Music Events

Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 pm Concert with GOH

Friday, March 03 - 6:30 pm Mariachi Women in History "Fundraising Fiesta!"

Tuesday, March 14 - 7:00 pm Baroque and Romantic Elegance: Music for Solo Violin

Sunday, February 19

Sounds of the Civil Rights Movement

On Sunday, February 19, The Power of Song will take to the stage of Ambassador Auditorium for an evening of inspirational music. Sounds of the…

Saturday, March 04

Pasadena’s Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Presents Masterclass with Choral Conductor Scott Melvin

Scott Melvin Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), one of the nation’s leading treble choirs and recognized for promoting the choral arts through workshops and special…

Sunday, March 12

Clazzical Notes Presents Gumbo Y Sopa, There and Back Again/Ida y Vuelta

Many ingredients go into a soup. And many ‘ingredients’ reflecting Southern California’s diverse cultures go into a Clazzical Notes production, as the title of the…

Tuesday, March 14

Camerata Pacifica’s March Program: Lyrical Romanticism, Old and New

Acclaimed chamber music ensemble Camerata Pacifica returns in March featuring two of the great Romantic composers, Robert Schumann and Antonin Dvorák, in works both grand…

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It’s Official: U2 is Coming to the Rose Bowl on May 20

U2 will be back at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on May 20, the band and their promoter, Los Angeles-based Live Nation, announced Monday. The appearance will be part of the North American tour in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their album, “The Joshua Tree,” first released in Dublin in 1987. In fact, they’re calling the tour “U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017” which kicks off in Vancouver on May 12 and takes them through 16 venues in the U.S. and Canada – including Pasadena – and eight in Europe. The band’s Rose Bowl concert starts at 6:30 p.m.…

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