The Pasadena Symphony and Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan will present “Baroque Masters” on Jan. 26, 2019, at the Ambassador Auditorium, with performances at 2 pm and 8 pm. This popular Baroque repertoire will include Bach’s Brandenburgs, Vivaldi’s concertos, and Handel’s Water Music. ”
During the concert, principal musicians of
the Pasadena Symphony orchestra will perform solos on bassoon, violin, cello
and viola. Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins will start off the program followed
by Vivaldi’s Cello and Bassoon Concertos. The second half of the program will return
to Bach for his beautiful Brandenburg Concerto No.6, leading to the celebratory
Suite No. 1. of Handel’s famed Water
Those who may want to learn more about the music can join Insights – a free pre-concert dialogue with Conductor Nicholas McGegan, which begins one hour prior to each performance. Patrons who plan to arrive early can also enjoy a drink or a bite in the Symphony Lounge, yet another addition to the concert experience the Pasadena Symphony offers. A posh setting along Ambassador Auditorium’s outdoor plaza, the lounge offers uniquely prepared menus from Claud &Co for both lunch and dinner, a full bar, and fine wines by Michero Family Wines, plus music before the concert and during intermission.
These performances will take place at Ambassador Auditorium, located at 131 South St. John Avenue, Pasadena, CA. Single ticket prices start at $35. Tickets may be purchased online at pasadenasymphony-pops.org or by calling (626) 793-7172.
A note on parking: Valet parking is available on St. John Ave for $20. General parking is available in two locations: next to the Auditorium (entrance on St. John Ave) at the covered parking structure, and directly across Green street at the Wells Fargo parking structure (entrance on Terrace at Green St), both for $10. ADA parking is located at the above-ground parking lot adjacent to the Auditorium (entrance on St. John Ave.) for $10. Parking purchased onsite is cash only.
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