Los Angeles Philharmonic / Music News & Info: Classical / Pacific Symphony

LA Phil and Pacific Symphony both announce 2012/2013 seasons

The Los Angeles Philharmonic announced their 2012/2013 season today.  Details can be found HERE.  I haven’t had the time to peruse it in detail yet, so the bulk of my commentary is forthcoming.  I did notice that the first subscription concerts for the season include: Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte  … Continue reading

Auditions & Appointments / Music News & Info: Classical / Pacific Symphony

Finding flutists for orchestras in The OC, Oregon, and San Diego

In what has become a nearly annual event, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has named a new Principal Flute:  this time around, the winner is Benjamin Smolen, the current Principal Flute of the Battle Creek Symphony. Mr. Smolen has played as a guest with the Pacific Symphony before.  Now that he’s got the full-time gig, let’s hope … Continue reading