Beethoven’s Fifth Revealed Pacific Symphony performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 plus the final scene from Wagner’s “Die Walküre” featuring bass-baritone Greer Grimsley. Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Sun., 3 p.m. $25...
The Oct. 28 inauguration of a new performance-oriented public plaza at Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts will be an all-day extravaganza of free concerts that spills into the night.
It’s that time of year again—patrons kicked off the run-up to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ 44th Annual Candlelight Concert at The Ranch in Laguna Beach on Aug. 25. Supporters say the annual event, slated for Dec. 1 and featuring the music of Grammy-winning singer Michael Bolton and classic rock band Chicago, will be […]
Momentum is growing among businesses and institutions to offer more activities for those with disabilities. Here are some of the cultural, entertainment and recreational events available for families: Segerstrom Center for the Arts The arts center offers a Sensory-Friendly Performance Series as part of its Family Series, to make the theatergoing experience more available to […]
The ‘Curious’ story of Adam Langdon “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” Sept. 12-17 Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa No one is more surprised that Adam Langdon is an actor than Adam Langdon. The son of an acting teacher and an actress, he grew up surrounded by people in […]
Classical music aficionados and philanthropic supporters of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County gathered for A Night at the Opera, a benefit gala held at Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts’. Soprano Alyson Cambridge and tenor Bruce Sledge from NYC’s Metropolitan Opera performed selections from Carmen, Porgy and Bess, La Bohème, Showboat […]
Two popular musicals will not offer single ticket sales: "The Book of Mormon" and "Hamilton."
Choral Festival Pacific Chorale is joined by singers from local community, school, university, church and temple choirs for a concert that features Orff’s “Carmina Burana.” Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Sun., 5 p.m....
It has been planned for at least five years and under construction since January. Now the Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ long-awaited new plaza finally has an opening date: Oct. 28. And Center officials have just revealed that the substantially renovated open-air space between the performing arts center’s two main venues will be graced by […]
Why sit home because you don’t want to spend any money? Here are five things to do this week that cost nothing at all: Monday, July 31 It’s Movie Monday at the Segerstrom Center. Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic – or patronize a food truck – starting at 5:30 p.m. This week, “Edward Scissorhands” […]
Dolce & Gabbana, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Plaza threw a July 25 cocktail party to toast Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company's opening-night performance of "Giselle."
Teatro alla Scala is in town performing the classic ballet “Giselle” this weekend. But before the hard work, the company needed a little down time on Wednesday evening. If you knew where to look, you could find them out on the grass near the center engaging in a different form of exercise — soccer. Members […]
Amar Santana of Vaca at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is hosting a rare James Beard Foundation benefit dinner in Costa Mesa.
White tulle, romantic love, supernatural creatures and ballerinas en pointe are hallmarks of 19th century Romantic ballet. These characteristics ushered in a new era of the art form that broke away from ballet’s courtly traditions and took it from social event to spectacle. Bringing one of the greatest examples of this phenomenon to Orange County […]
Now in its fourth year, the Arts and Business Leadership Awards Dinner at Segerstrom Center for the Arts recently honored the founder of Zion Enterprises, Charles Zhang, with its Distinguished Leader Award. “Thirty-seven years ago, I was blessed to land in the greatest nation on Earth, with a clarinet and 20 dollars in my […]
The Orange County Register is giving away four tickets to see Jonathan and Drew Scott of HGTV's "The Property Brothers"
DANCE Compiled by Matt Cooper Red Giselle Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg presents this fantasy inspired by the tragic life of famed Russian ballerina Olga Spessivtseva. Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Sun., 1 p.m. $29 and up. (714) 556-2787....
The annual Spirit of the MACY Awards, founded in 1969 to encourage and celebrate achievement in Southern California high school musical theater, were held May 28 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Judges reviewed 58 musicals at 44 schools this year. The Macy honors shows as well as students, with honors bestowed in categories such as best (for top performances), […]
The Segerstrom family turned a field of lima beans into one of the top-grossing shopping centers in the country. And an appetite for luxury fashion helped.
The Anaheim Ballet is performing later this month in the Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ Samueli Theater. The company will be presenting a one-act dance concert titled “#NOFILTER,” which features classical and contemporary styles. There will be no curtain and no wings to the stage for the May 26 performance. Instead, audience members will see […]