Already considered one of the world’s most amazing pianists, Daniil Trifonov teams with multiple prize-winning Armenian-American pianist Sergei Babayan, whose students, including Trifonov, have won awards all over the world.

After Ravel’s gentle, rippling tribute to the French Baroque, we will shake the rafters with Muhly’s new Organ Concerto. Ravel’s unparalleled orchestration of Mussorgsky’s mighty suite of aural pictures will bring down any rafters left remaining.

Our Creative Chair leads a provocative program including nearly lost post-minimalist music by Julius Eastman, the African-American composer who died homeless at 49. Salvatore Martirano’s best-known work – L’s G.A. (Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address) for gas-masked politico, helium bomb, two-channel tape recorder, etc. – was widely performed in the ’60s and ’70s. Premieres from Young and McIntosh lead off.


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As part of our celebration of Salonen the composer, we present the newly revised version of a work he originally composed for the opening of Walt Disney Concert Hall. Beethoven’s towering concerto leads off this marvelous program.

Be captivated by incomparable chamber works of Beethoven at his most personal in performances by members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A complimentary wine reception precedes your concert.

With his ever-deepening interpretations, Dudamel returns to Brahms’ grand and imposing First Symphony. Our gifted Principal Timpanist premieres another of his intriguing, pulsating compositions.


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Our new Principal Guest Conductor displays one of her great strengths by illuminating works from the cutting edge of the avant-garde.

The beloved violinist shares a wide-ranging program as both conductor and soloist, from energizing Bach through delightful Brahms to noble Elgar.

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