Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 25 Years
From Dateline (December 11, 2003)
In a special homecoming celebration, the
Pacific Symphony Orchestra will celebrate 25 years of great music
where it started – on the Cal State Fullerton campus and Plummer
Auditorium – Sunday, Jan. 25.
An inaugural concert program of the then-Pacific
Chamber Orchestra, “A Night in Old Vienna,” will be
recreated for the gala benefiting the Pacific Symphony. Concertgoers
will begin the black tie-optional evening with dinner on campus,
then reassemble at Plummer Auditorium to hear conductor Carl St.
Clair lead the orchestra in selections by Mozart, Schubert and members
of the Strauss family.
President Milton A. Gordon is honorary committee
The Pacific Chamber Orchestra was created to provide
the university community and area residents with high-quality musical
performances. The group’s formation was aided by a President’s
Associates grant and the encouragement of College of the Arts Dean
Since then, the orchestra has grown in stature –
it’s the state’s third-largest orchestra – and
currently calls the Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa its primary
Tickets begin at $40 and can be reserved by calling
the Pacific Symphony ticket office at 755-5799. For more information,
call Milly Muzzy of University Advancement at 278-7596.
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