Massenet: ‘The Meditation’ from ‘Thais’

Janine Jansen, violin. Neeme Jarvi, conductor.

Chabrier: ‘Joyeuse marche’

Ernest Ansermet conducts L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.

Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, ‘Romantic’

Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic.

Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 3, ‘Singuliere’

First movement, Igor Markevitch conducting the Berlin Philharmonic.

Arturo Marquez: Danzon No. 2

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra.

50 classical pieces to hear before you die

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Videos, a slide show, suggested recordings and even words …

Musical bucket list: 50 classical pieces to hear before you die. The Orange County Register, Aug. 25, 2015.

Pacific Symphony plays ‘Star Trek’

Irvine Meadows 8-2015

Review: Pacific Symphony plays live, and lively, ‘Star Trek.’ The Orange County Register, Aug. 23, 2015.

photo: M.A. Mullen

Gražinytė-Tyla impresses at the Bowl

Review: Gražinytė-Tyla impresses at the Bowl. The Orange County Register, Aug. 21, 2015.

Summer symphonic equation

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What’s going on when orchestras play under the stars:

A classical strategy for the great outdoors. The Orange County Register, Aug. 16, 2015.

 

‘Bolero’ and ‘Tequila’

Review: Pacific Symphony mixes pops and classical at Irvine Meadows. The Orange County Register, Aug. 10, 2015.

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