Colburn Orchestra

There’s something for everyone this season from the Colburn Orchestra, the Conservatory of Music’s flagship ensemble and Music Director Yehuda Gilad and famed guest conductors. Always know when a Colburn Orchestra concert is coming up when you sign up for Your Week at Colburn, our weekly email newsletter of upcoming events.

Colburn Orchestra Ambassador Auditorium concerts are generously supported by Villa Gardens. This series is sponsored in part by Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.

September 23 at 7:30 pm
Variations
Ambassador Auditorium
Courtney Lewis, Guest Conductor
Youna Choi, Cello (pictured)
Esa-Pekka Salonen’s 1998 tribute to his beloved Los Angeles Philharmonic, Walton’s lyrical Cello Concerto, and Elgar’s masterpiece Enigma Variations kicks off the season.
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October 21 at 7:30 pm
Mozart, Dvořák, Adams
Ambassador Auditorium
Edo de Waart, Guest Conductor
Aubree Oliverson, Violin (pictured)
The orchestra returns to Ambassador for a program featuring greats from across eras, with works by Mozart, Dvořák, and John Adams.
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December 10 at 3 pm
All-Rachmaninoff
Valley Performing Arts Center
Yehuda Gilad, Music Director and Conductor
HyeJin Kim, Piano (pictured)
The Colburn Orchestra and Music Director Yehuda Gilad visit Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge for this special evening of Rachmaninoff featuring pianist HyeJin Kim.
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February 3 at 7:30 pm
French Masterworks
Ambassador Auditorium
Thierry Fischer, Guest Conductor
Hao Zhou, Violin (pictured)
Thierry Fischer returns with a program of Romantic Era favorites from Saint-Saëns, Berlioz, and Mendelssohn, as well as Dutilleux’s 1985 L’arbre des songes, a meditation on growth and form.
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March 1 at 7:30 pm
Youth and Triumph
The Broad Stage
Yehuda Gilad, Music Director and Conductor
Joachim Becerra Thomsen, Flute (pictured)
The Colburn Orchestra and Yehuda Gilad complete the Ambassador Auditorium series with this triumphant and celebratory program of Rossini, Nielsen, and Beethoven.
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March 3 at 7:30 pm
Youth and Triumph
Ambassador Auditorium
Yehuda Gilad, Music Director and Conductor
Joachim Becerra Thomsen, Flute (pictured)
The Colburn Orchestra and Yehuda Gilad complete the Ambassador Auditorium series with this triumphant and celebratory program of Rossini, Nielsen, and Beethoven.
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