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Address: 615 Town Center Dr, Renee and Henry Segerstom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7027
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Pacific Symphony is the largest orchestra formed in the United States in...

Pacific Symphony is the largest orchestra formed in the United States in the last 40 years. It is widely recognized as an outstanding ensemble making strides on both the national and international scene, as well as in its own burgeoning cultural community. The Symphony has played a key role in the growth of the performing arts in Orange County, presenting more than 100 concerts a year in a rich array of education and community programs.

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Excellent Acoustics

Traveling from out of town this was our first visit to the concert hall. The acoustics were amazing and it is designed so that it feels like an intimate theater but has numerous... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ZZMimi
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Traveling from out of town this was our first visit to the concert hall. The acoustics were amazing and it is designed so that it feels like an intimate theater but has numerous levels. The theater has just celebrated its 10th anniversary and appears to be an internal part of the arts community. We chose this particular program due to... More 

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The O.C., California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How much longer will we be able to enjoy the performances of a symphony orchestra? Music performed LIVE is at a premium and here in the OC we have a world class grouping of great musicians. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy wonderful music performed in the acoustically perfect Segerstrom Concert Hall. Children and young adults need to experience... More 

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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

We got tickets the day of the performance in the concert hall. Excellent performance and music. Entertained the entire time. Easy to park and find many dining options and the concert hall is perfect.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Attended the season opening performance of the Pacific Symphony in Segerstrom Hall, with Olga Kern as guest piano soloist. First time in the hall and first time hearing the orchestra--having heard orchestras around the country, I would give this group a solid "A" for performance. The hall's bright acoustics help make the orchestra's sound clear and intense. The soloist's piano... More 

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Irvine, California
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

First Off This Symphony is Fantastic, We decided to check them out at "Concerts In The Park Woodbridge Lake-Symphony In The Cities". What a treat to see them perform in an open park at dusk, beautiful performances of Johann Strauss, Tchaikovsky, John Philip Sousa, a beautiful tribute to all the vets a very touching moment as it was a beautiful... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have subscribed to the PSO (Classical & Pops) for over 30 years and watched it grow from a good orchestra to a great orchestra. Under the leadership of Carl St. Clair, the PSO is just magnificant and a joy to listen to. If you have the opportunity to hear them in Segerstrom Hall, take it. You will have a... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our seats were front and center and we couldn't see the other half of the orchestra seated behind the violins. A terrible waste of money.

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Thank mrmccloskey
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

What a wonderful evening. Andre Watts was in total command of the piano, at times gentle and lyrical, turning to magnificently and furiously powerful, in the Beethowen Concerto #4. Carl St. Clair, in bidding farewell to two of the long time orchestra players, made all of us feel like members of a wonderful family. After the intermission, the presentation of... More 

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Barstow, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

One year ago, I saw the Pacific Symphony Orchestra perform in 2 different concerts. Their conductor, Carl St. Clair, is an excellent conductor. Both concerts were very exciting to listen to. The are not very far behind some of the great orchestras of our country. They add to the cultural awareness of Orange County.

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Thank Donald C
Riverside, California
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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

The community is lucky to have a symphony orchestra and a music director ( Carl St.Clair ) that are so talented. We have been attending concerts for six or seven years and find them to be outstanding, inspirational, sublime, ... We attend the performances at Segerstrom, but I know they also perform elsewhere.

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