August 18, 1999
The Pacific Symphony's 16th season of family concerts opens Oct. 16 and runs through June 3 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Each of the six concerts will be led by the orchestra's incoming assistant conductor, Mark Mandarano, recently resident conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra in New York. Programs, aimed at children ages 4 to 13 and their families, run about 45 minutes and are given twice each Saturday, at 10 and 11:30 a.m. They are sponsored by Mervyn's California.
February 5, 2002 |
The Pacific Symphony will launch its summer series at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre with its traditional July 4 program with fireworks. Guest conductor Richard Kaufman will lead the orchestra in a big-band swing program with the vocal group Five by Design. The program will also include Sousa marches. The season will continue: * July 20: Carl St.Clair, conductor; Arianna Goldina and Remy Loumbrozo, piano duo; Pacific Chorale and soloists to be announced: Mozart's Concerto No.
November 2, 2000
FULLERTON Noon Art The National Watercolor Society's 80th Annual Exhibition opens at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton with 73 juried paintings from artists in the United States, New Zealand and Singapore. The paintings are a mix of representational and abstract works. Along with the exhibition are three half-day workshops led by professional watercolorists featured in the show. * National Watercolor Society 80th Annual Exhibition, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1201 W. Malvern Ave.
August 19, 2001
Woody Allen, far right, writes, directs and stars in the comedy "The Curse of the Jade Scorpion," playing a 1940s insurance investigator entangled in a scam using hypnosis. Helen Hunt, Dan Aykroyd and Charlize Theron, right, also star. Opens Friday. Also: Maria Ripoli's "Tortilla Soup" resets Ang Lee's "Eat Drink Man Woman" with the Naranjo family of Los Angeles. Hector Elizondo heads a cast that includes Raquel Welch in a comedy about food, family and love. Opens Friday at selected theaters.
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February 13, 2001 |
All three medalists in the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will be soloists in the Pacific Symphony's 13th summer season at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, the orchestra announced today. This will be the second time the Pacific has presented all three Van Cliburn winners on its summer series. The first was in 1998. The 2001 competition will be held in May in Fort Worth. Each pianist will appear on a separate summer program.
August 27, 2001 |
Braving the elements of an outdoor venue to make a Southland debut may not have been the most auspicious of introductions. But the impressive pianist Olga Kern made the most of her solo spot in the Pacific Symphony Orchestra concert Saturday at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine.