Pacific Symphony’s Opening Night is anchored by Strauss’s monumental tone poem, A Hero’s Life, evoking confidence, unrest, life, love, and serenity. Before that, GRAMMY® Award-winning Eighth Blackbird shares an intricate and eclectic piece featuring elements of classical, jazz, and popular music!
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Eighth Blackbird, soloists
Mozart: Symphony No. 32
Viet Cuong: Vital Sines, Concerto for Eighth Blackbird
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (“A Hero’s Life”)
Preview Talk at 7 p.m. with host Alan Chapman