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Review: Pasadena Symphony's David Lockington signals new direction
Review: Pasadena Symphony's David Lockington signals new direction

Pasadena has changed little over the past half-century. What's new, of course, is Old Pasadena. But much of the city remains recognizably old Pasadena. That has certainly been true of the Pasadena Symphony as a bastion of tradition. It was founded in 1928, and between 1936 and 2010 it had only three music directors. All arrived having had distinguished careers and remained for a long time. Even the orchestra's home throughout those years, the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, maintained its old-Pasadena feel. Now there is a new Pasadena Symphony and Pops. It plays in the acoustically superior Ambassador Auditorium, and from the evidence of a long search trying out promising young...

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