2018-2019 POPS! Series

October 6, 2018 – 8:00 PM 
DANCING IN THE STREET: A SYMPHONIC TRIBUTE TO MOTOWN

Experience the magic of MOTOWN! This program features smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations and the one and only Stevie Wonder. 

Jeff Tyzik, conductor | Michael Lynche and Shayna Steele 

This concert is not affiliated with Motown Records.

December 22, 2018 – 8:00 PM 
HOLIDAY POPS!

It’s the most wonderful time of year to start a new holiday tradition! Join Music Director Eckart Preu, Long Beach Symphony, and The Camerata Singers to experience this festive concert of seasonal favorites guaranteed to put you and your family in the holiday spirit.

Eckart Preu, conductor | Long Beach Camerata Singers, chorus

February 16, 2019 – 8:00 PM 
TANGO CALIENTE!

Prepare for a night of fiery Tango classics featuring the Orchestra joined by award-winning Argentinian dancers and fall in love with the seductive heart of Tango.

Robert Istad, conductor | Camille Zamora, soprano | Hector Del Curto, bandoneón

March 23, 2019 – 8:00 PM 
REWIND-CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF THE ’80S

Get ready for an explosion of mega-hits by Wham!, U2, The Cure, Kool & the Gang, Billy Joel, Journey, and more! Join Long Beach Symphony for this totally rad concert celebrating the music of the ‘80s!

Guests of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their best ‘80s attire!

Michael Nowak, conductor

May 4, 2019 – 8:00 PM 
CIRQUE MUSICA PRESENTS: “HEROES & VILLAINS”

An exciting and new Cirque spectacular featuring classical repertoire including “The Planets” and “Night on Bald Mountain” as well as popular sci-fi pieces from movies, comics, and television including “The Avengers”, “Harry Potter”, “Star Wars”, and more. Hear powerful music combined with spellbinding performances. What better way to celebrate “May the 4th Be With You” day!

Sean O’Loughlin, conductor

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