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As with last year’s monumental Mahler Project, the incredible musicians of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, led by Gustavo Dudamel, take the spotlight for several non-subscription events. In addition to three Tchaikovsky symphonies and more, they join the LA Phil for a spectacular TchaikovskyFest Finale. Complete your Tchaikovsky immersion with these concerts!
Fri FEB 20 8pm
This special edition features musicians from two great orchestras uniting for some of Tchaikovsky’s greatest chamber music works. As always, preceded by the wine tasting.
Simón Bolívar String Quartet and members of the LA Phil
Fri FEB 21 11am
Sat FEB 22 11am
Sun FEB 23 2pm
Dudamel launches our comprehensive celebration of Tchaikovsky with the composer’s first and final utterances in symphonic form, from his Mendelssohn- and Russian folksong-influenced first to his heartrending last.
Fri FEB 21 8pm
One of the less performed Tchaikovsky symphonies is paired one of the most performed violin concertos ever. Our soloist has come a long way from when, at eight, she played violin on the streets of Heidelberg.
Sat FEB 22 & MAR 1 11am
As part of TchaikovskyFest, a cross-section of the beloved Russian composer’s beautiful, passionate music will be brought to life by the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.
Mon FEB 24 8pm
One of Tchaikovsky’s most popular symphonies shares the program with the five-movement Third, whose nickname reflects the last movement’s use of the polonaise.
Sun MAR 2 8pm
Dudamel conducts both orchestras in this spectacular finale to TchaikovskyFest, which includes some of the composer’s best-known tone poems.