Dean Anderson, Artistic Director

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Symphony Irvine's 2014 - 2015 Season

Sunday, September 14, 2014

2:00 PM

Irvine City Hall

Mozart - Impressario Overture

Mozart - Alleluia from Exsultate Jubilate, K. 165

Mozart - Porgi Amor from The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492

Mozart - Dove Sono from The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492

Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi

Gounod - Je Veux Vivre from Romeo and Juliet

Beethoven - Symphony No. 6

Irvine City Hall

1 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92606-5207

Danielle Palomares, Soprano


Danielle Palomares

(see biography)


$10 Adults

$5 under 18

Sunday, October 12, 2014

2:00 PM

Irvine City Hall

Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9

Martinu - Rhapsody-Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, H. 337

Mussorgsky (orchestration by Ravel) - Pictures at an Exhibition


$10 Adults

$5 under 18

Brett Deubner, Viola

Irvine City Hall

1 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92606-5207

Brett Deubner


Featuring Zun-Hin Woo, Conductor

Saturday, December 13, 2014

8:00 PM

St. John of God Church, Norwalk

Holiday Pops Concert with a Special Appearance by the

La Sierra University Chamber Singers 

conducted by Dean Anderson

13819 Pioneer Blvd.

Norwak, CA 90650

(562) 863-5721

German Dance No. 3 "Sleigh Ride" - Mozart

Sleigh Ride (November from The Seasons) - Tchaikovsky

Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah - Handel

Selections from The Nutcracker - Tchaikovsky

Christmas Ornaments - Bass

Sleigh Ride - Anderson

A Christmas Festival - Anderson

...and much more!


$15    Adults

$10    Seniors/Children

Free   Children under 3

Arrive early for some pre-concert wine and an appetizer at 7:00 PM, only $5.00!


Tiered Seating

$22, $32, $45

Saturday, December 20, 2014

2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

The City National Grove of Anaheim

2200 E. Katella Ave.

Anaheim, CA 92806

Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker, Op. 71

Featuring Anaheim Ballet

and Associate Conductor Zun-Hin Woo

Complete Ballet - Fully Staged!

Friday, January 30, 2015

8:00 PM

St. Dominic Savio Church

13400 Bellflower Blvd.

Bellflower, CA 90706


Program for Both Concerts - Dean Anderson, Conductor

Rossini - Overture to The Italian Girl in Algiers

Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047

Ravel - Pavane for a Dead Princess

Debussy - Danses Sacrée et Profane, L 103

Three Hymns in Tribute to Don Bosco

Cantor - Concerto for Two Harps and Orchestra (World Premier on Jan 30)

Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 1

John Aranda, Trumpet

Zoë Godfrey, Harp

Jacqueline Marshall, Harp

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Zoë Godfrey


Lucas Cantor


John Aranda

Tickets for 1/30 Performance

$12 Presale, $15 at the door


Jacqueline Marshall

Saturday, March 21, 2015

7:00 PM

Irvine City Hall


Sunday, March 22, 2015

5:00 PM

Richfield Community Church, Yorba Linda

Irvine City Hall

1 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92606-5207

Symphony Irvine, Dean Anderson, Artistic Director

with the

Orange Community Master Chorale, Michael Short, Musical Director

and the

Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley, 

Charles Stephenson, Artistic Director and Conductor


by Giuseppe Verdi

Conducted by Dean Anderson on March 21

Conducted by Michael Short on March 22

Richfield Community Church

5320 Richfield Road

Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Sunday, February 8, 2015

2:00 PM

Irvine City Hall

Irvine City Hall

1 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92606-5207

Tickets for 2/8 Performance

$10 Adults, $5 Under age 8


Giuseppe Verdi

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Rebecca Sjöwall Photo

Rebecca Sjowall


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Susan Ali


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Javier Gonzales


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John Davies


Sunday, April 19, 2015

2:00 PM

Irvine City Hall

1 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92606-5207

An Afternoon of Italian Music, Old and New!

Zun-Hin Woo, Associate Conductor

Piano Duo Five O'Clock with Emilija Pinto, and Massimiliano Chiappinelli

James Hilsabeck, Flute

Nathan Granner, Tenor

Featuring a new work by...

Damiano D'Ambrosio

Damiano D'Ambrosio



$10.00 Adults

$5.00 Under 18

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Nathan Granner

D'Ambrosio - Zodiaco (Piano Four Hands with Orchestra, World Premiere)

Mercadante - Concerto in E minor for Flute and Strings, Op. 57

Mascagni - Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Puccini - Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme

Puccini - Nessun Dorma from Turandot

Verdi - Overture from La Forza Del Destino


Emilija Pinto and Massimiliano Chiappinelli, Piano Four Hands

James Hilsabeck, Flute

Nathan Granner, Tenor

Piano Duo Five O'Clock

Piano Duo Five O'Clock

Emilija Pinto

Massimiliano Chiappinelli

Saturday, May 9, 2015

7:00 PM

St. John of God Church

13819 South Pioneer Blvd.

Norwalk, CA 90650

Sunday, May 10, 2015

2:00 PM

Irvine City Hall

1 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92606-5207


East Meets West

A very special concert featuring Shan Xiang Tu, Pipa,

with his wife, soprano Rumi Yano, and daughter, soprano Sakura To

under the direction of

Assistant Conductor

Jeremy DelaCuadra 


Weber - Overture to Der Freischutz

Ravel - Mother Goose Suite

Capua/Capurro - O Sole Mio

Shan Xiang Tu - Bayangolin

Catalani - Ebben, Ne Andro Lontana

Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro

Dvorak - Rusalka, Song to the Moon

Shan Xiang Tu - Fantasy of Bai Di

Shan Xiang Tu - Vietnam Impressions

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James Hilsabeck

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Rumi Yano

Rumi Yano

Sakura To

Sakura To

Tu Shan Xiang

Shan Xiang Tu