We are proud supporters of the Pasadena Symphony and POPS and live performances of all kinds. Greg is on the Board for the Symphony and Tim is a noted classical pianist. Last year, we were so grateful to sponsor one of Michael Feinstin’s POPS performances and we will be supporting the Pasadena Youth Orchestra.

There is still one concert remaining in the Pasadena Symphony and POPS 2022-23 season. An American in Paris will be on April 29 at the Ambassador Auditorium. (Click here to learn more and buy tickets.) The great news is that the Rusnak Summer POPS Series is just around the corner and it’s going to be an incredible lineup of performances at the LA County Arboretum.

Divas Through The Decades
June 24

This concert will be conducted by Michael Feinstein and will feature amazing female soloists, including Catherine Russell, Nicole Henry and Freda Payne. They will be performing songs from some of the most powerful black American women to ever grace the stage throughout the decades—woman who helped shaped the American Songbook. Learn more.

Kings of Soul
July 15

June’s concert is all about the ladies, while July will showcase the most soulful male singers throughout history. We’re talking about Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Otis Redding and more. Larry Blank will be the conductor for this concert that will feature the legendary Kings of Soul performing many classic soul hits. Learn more.

Michael Feinstein Sings Broadway
July 29

Two great artists will be teaming up for this tribute to Broadway classics. Larry Blank will serve as the conductor as Michael Feinstein takes the stage as the feature soloist. They will salute some of the giants of Broadway music with rousing renditions of many timeless show tunes. Learn more.

Viva Las Vegas
August 12

This special concert highlights some of the best stories behind the singers who put Las Vegas entertainment on the map, including Elvis, Sinatra and the Rat Pack. Feinstein is the conductor and the show will feature special guest performances from Storm Lange, Clint Holmes and Matthew Johnson. Learn more.

Music of Queen
August 26

This is going to be a spectacular POPS tribute to the legendary rock band, Queen. You know the hits, and the symphony will be performing all of your favorite songs. This concert will be conducted by Larry Blank in conjunction with the amazing musical ensemble, The Music of Queen—led by visionary conductor and arranger, Brent Havens. Learn more.

Hollywood Blockbusters: Mancini to Williams
September 9

Celebrate the music of Hollywood with this tribute to classic movie scores from leading composers like John Williams, Hans Zimmer and Henry Mancini. Michael Feinstein will be the conductor and Christine Ebersole will be the featured soloist. Learn more.

In other great news, the Pasadena Symphony and POPS recently announced their 2023-24 Symphony Series that will start this fall. Stay tuned to The HD Group Blog for a feature article about those upcoming concert performances.