Our new in/SIGHT series, featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic, combines awe-inspiring music by groundbreaking composers with jaw-dropping visuals from renowned artists, redefining the concert hall experience for the 21st century.
Thu-Fri NOV 6-7 8pm
Sun NOV 9 2pm
What better way to launch a groundbreaking series than with Edgard Varèse and his modern masterpiece for gargantuan orchestra, Amériques? Joining music by the prophetic 20th-century composer with a new video installation by Turkish-born Refik Anadol, this program embodies the vision of the New World as a place of unlimited artistic freedom.
Fri-Sat JAN 9-10 8pm
Sun JAN 11 2pm
Musical maverick Michael Tilson Thomas has made a career of shaking up expectations – and, at 70 years old, he’s not slowing down. His latest target? Beethoven’s massive Missa Solemnis, a setting of the mass so radical that the world has never totally recovered. Tilson Thomas has called for world-premiere visuals and staging to turn your experience of this masterpiece inside out.
Fri-Sat FEB 27-28 8pm
“...a madcap kaleidoscopic setting that juggles a breathtaking variety of styles and techniques.” - The New York Times
As eyebrow raising and subversive as ever, Lewis Carroll’s dreamlike stories are startlingly re-imagined in this new production by director/designer/video artist Netia Jones. Celebrated for her innovative multimedia creations, Jones realizes her vision of composer Unsuk Chin’s riotous, surreal take on Alice by combining the gonzo illustrations of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas artist Ralph Steadman with live action, interactive animated projections, eye-popping costumes and choreography.
Presented in collaboration with LA Opera
Fri MAY 29 8pm
When minimalist master Steve Reich and visual artist Beryl Korot pooled their considerable talents to tell a profound story about man and technology, they touched many a nerve with their video triptych Three Tales. Absorb the double-strength impact of live musicians synched with video that fuses historical footage, interviews, and more for a provocative and immersive experience.
Other Multimedia Presentations This Season
Sun MAR 29 7:30pm
Bach’s towering masterpieces, touchstones for violinists across the ages, inspire a multi-media event to refresh the soul.
Sun MAY 31 2pm
Perhaps no other group of artists redefined sonic boundaries as Bang on a Can did in the 1980s, sharing New York City’s downtown avant-garde scene with the wider world. Never content to rest on their laurels, co-founders Julia Wolfe, David Lang and Michael Gordon continue to push the envelope in unique co-creations like Shelter, for three sopranos and N.Y. new music supergroup Ensemble Signal.
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