Pacific Chorale

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The Grammy Award-winning Pacific Chorale, led by Artistic Director Robert Istad, is holding auditions for singers in the alto, tenor and bass sections for entry in the ensemble’s 2023-24 season. (The choir’s soprano section is currently balanced.) Singers can apply online at https://www.pacificchorale.org/auditions/. The audition application is brief, and there …continue reading

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Pacific Chorale’s family-friendly extravaganza “Tis the Season!” – considered one of Orange County’s favorite holiday traditions – will fill the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa with festive musical cheer and delightful sonic wonder in back-to-back performances on Sunday, December 18, 5 pm, and Monday, December 19, …continue reading

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The Grammy-winning Pacific Chorale, one of the nation’s leading choirs, launches its signature holiday programming with two performances of “Carols by Candlelight,” spotlighting timeless traditional and contemporary holiday music, including the choir-commissioned world premiere of Meet Me for Noche Buena by noted LA-based Filipino composer Saunder Choi, a tenor in …continue reading

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The Grammy Award-winning Pacific Chorale, led by Artistic Director Robert Istad with special guest Pacific Symphony, launches its 2022-23 Season with a program featuring Jocelyn Hagen’s The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, a stunning multi-media work for choir, orchestra, and film based on the imagery of the drawings, ideas, and …continue reading

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The Grammy Award-winning Pacific Chorale, led by Artistic Director Robert Istad, presents two holiday programs in December 2022, beginning with Carols by Candlelight, featuring timeless traditional and contemporary seasonal repertoire, including a world premiere by Saunder Choi, and Tis the Season!, a family-friendly program replete with festive carols, holiday favorites …continue reading

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The Grammy Award-winning Pacific Chorale, the resident chorus at Segerstrom Center for the Arts led by Artistic Director Robert Istad, is holding auditions for tenor and bass singers for entry in the ensemble’s 2022-23 season. Singers can apply online at https://www.pacificchorale.org/auditions/. The deadline to apply is July 21, 2022, for …continue reading

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Pacific Chorale’s 2022-2023 Season, announced by Artistic Director Robert Istad and President & CEO Andrew Brown, features five wide-ranging programs of enthralling choral masterworks and contemporary works spanning six centuries, including the orchestral world premiere of Florence Price’s newly discovered anti-war piece set to poetry about Abraham Lincoln and Jocelyn …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for February 27 through March 05 include murder in Anaheim, fatal traffic collisions in Los Alamitos and Long Beach, and Pacific Islanders. Top Ten Stories for February 27 through March 05 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and …continue reading

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The Grammy-nominated Pacific Chorale, led by Artistic Director Robert Istad, is holding auditions for singers in all sections – soprano, alto, tenor and bass – for entry in the ensemble’s 2022-23 season. Singers can apply online at https://www.pacificchorale.org/auditions/ beginning March 3. In-person auditions will be scheduled in April on a …continue reading

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Grammy-nominated Pacific Chorale, considered one of the nation’s leading choirs, continues its season with a program of transcendent choral works by six contemporary composers anchored by Estonian composer Galina Grigorjeva’s profound vocal symphony On Leaving, a contemplation on the soul’s release from the mortal body, and Frank Martin’s stunning Mass …continue reading

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Pacific Chorale, considered one of the nation’s leading choirs, launches its 2021-22 Season with a luminous program anchored by Rachmaninoff’s a cappella masterwork Vespers (All-Night Vigil) conducted by Artistic Director Robert Istad on Saturday, October 30, 2021, 7 pm, at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. …continue reading