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Carl St.Clair Tribute

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 8:00 PM
Irvine Barclay Theatre

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Concert generously sponsored by Phillip N. and Mary A. Lyons, Margaret M. Gates, The Dirk Family, Mr. and Mrs. David Troob

The Philharmonic Society’s 2014-15 season finale concert is a special tribute to Orange County’s own maestro, Carl St.Clair, who celebrates his milestone 25th anniversary as music director of the Pacific Symphony. St.Clair will lead members of the Pacific Symphony in a performance of hand-picked works by Bach, Mozart and Brahms.

St.Clair, who studied conducting under Leonard Bernstein, has been general music director and chief conductor of the German National Theater and Staatskapelle Weimar, general music director for the Komische Oper in Berlin, and principal guest conductor of the Radio Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart. He currently also serves as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra in Costa Rica.


Principal Members of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Raymond Kobler, violin
Paul Manaster, violin
Bridget Dolkas, violin
Robert Becker, viola
Timothy Landauer, cello
Steven Edelman, bass
Jessica Pearlman, oboe
Benjamin Smolen, flute

Orli Shaham, harpsichord & piano


MOZART: Oboe Quartet in F major, K. 370/368b
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto in D major, No. 5, BWV 1050
BRAHMS: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

Pre-Concert Lecture

There is no pre-concert lecture currently scheduled for this concert.


John Mangum, President and Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Society, discusses the upcoming Carl St.Clair Tribute concert.

Carl St.Clair's TED talk on musical innovention.

Highlights from Pacific Symphony's Plazacast of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, conducted by Carl St.Clair.

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