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Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
Formerly Verizon Wireless Amphitheater 8808 Irvine Center Drive Irvine, CA 92618
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4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
and parking is one way in and one way out ... leave plenty of time at this venue, over an hour to park and get out...
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28 events
10 reviews
17 stars
Dine before you go, food and drinks very very pricey
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"Beethoven's Greatest Hits"
13 ratings
4.6 average rating
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37 events
22 reviews
36 stars
attended Aug 12 2012

Great performance...........the very, very, very, long walk from parking areas was SO MUCH LONGGGGGGER then the HollywoodBowl/Greek, certainly a negative. HOWEVER, the performance was GREAT! Especially G. Martinez, FABULOUS!

A cold drink a...continued

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13 events
6 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 12 2012

What a n ice evening with Beethoven. Picnic before followed by great music.

Plan on plenty of time to get into the theater . Many did not make the first movement and were not admitted until the second. And they were distracting.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 12 2012

My goldstar seats were great. The orchestra sounded wonderful, and the soloist was very good. I especially loved the second movement of the Emporer concerto. We decided to eat out at the Spectrum instead of carrying a picnic in the heat- a...continued

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Carl St.Clair, conductor

Gabriela Martinez, piano

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

About the Ticket Supplier: Pacific Symphony

Pacific Symphony, celebrating its 37th season in 2015-16, is led by music director Carl St.Clair. The largest orchestra formed in the U.S. in the last 40 years, the Symphony is recognized as an outstanding ensemble making strides on both the national and international scene, as well as in its own burgeoning community of Orange County. Presenting more than 100 concerts a year and a rich array of education and community programs, the Symphony reaches more than 275,000 residents — from schoolchildren to senior citizens.