The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


While the Concert Hall is Silent, Let the Music Live On!

As with all performing arts organizations, PCO has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the concert hall is now silent, we are hard at work to bring you music and insight during the silence. Look for upcoming news about virtual concerts and events. In the meantime, check out our Orchestra Uncovered podcast. And please consider making a gift to PCO so we’ll come back strong, ready for the first downbeat in 2021!


Introducing Our New Podcast: Orchestra Uncovered

The Orchestra Uncovered podcast is a behind the scenes–under the covers–look at the magic of the orchestra. Hosted by Pacific Chamber Orchestra’s Music Director, Lawrence Kohl, Orchestra Uncovered is for everyone–from novice to aficionado.

The podcast reflects Lawrence’s over 30 years of experiences, observations, and critical decisions as an orchestral conductor. Listen in with Lawrence and his featured guests, as they explore aspects of orchestral music making far beyond what you might find in any text.

The first Orchestra Uncovered podcast features an interview with PCO Concertmaster Igor Veligan. Lawrence and Igor delve into the role of the concertmaster, the intricacies of how bow movements are determined, special violin techniques, the orchestra audition process, beautiful music and fascinating stories.


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