Christopher Rountree is the 30-year-old artistic director, conductor and founder of the adventurous chamber group wild Up, a 24-piece orchestra that blends new music, classical repertoire, performance art and pop. Known for his lively conducting style, Rountree has been praised by the Los Angeles Times for his “infectious enthusiasm” and the New York Times for his “elegant clarity." Rountree's work has been featured on both coasts, in Time Out New York and the L.A. Times as “Best in Classical Music."

North America, Here We Come!

CNN may have just declared our very own Gehryland "one of the world's 15 most beautiful concert halls," but Gustavo Dudamel, the orchestra and a merry band of artists, crew members, sound engineers and big-time management staff are currently gearing up to leave Walt Disney Concert Hall in the dust ... The LA Phil hits the road early next week to kick off our 2014 North American Tour!

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  • NEXT ON GRAND: Available Light: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 8:00pm
  • Co-commissioned by the LA Phil and the Music Center, this will be a new production of the extraordinary event that opened the Temporary Contemporary (Geffen/MOCA) 31 years ago.