Season Schedule

2016/17 Season

Date / Time / Venue Event / Series Artists / Program Tickets
December, 2016

Thursday December 15
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Handel’s Messiah
Deck the Hall

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Karina Gauvin, soprano
Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass-baritone
La Chapelle de Québec, chorus

Handel Messiah

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Saturday December 17
11:30am
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Sing-Along
Deck the Hall

Melissa Peterman, host
John Sutton, conductor
Angeles Chorale

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Saturday December 17
2:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Sing-Along
Deck the Hall

Melissa Peterman, host
John Sutton, conductor
Angeles Chorale

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Saturday December 17
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Handel’s Messiah
Deck the Hall

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Karina Gauvin, soprano
Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass-baritone
La Chapelle de Québec, chorus

Handel Messiah

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Tuesday December 20
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

A Chanticleer Christmas
Deck the Hall

Chanticleer

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Wednesday December 21
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holidays
Deck the Hall

Sweet Honey In The Rock

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Thursday December 22
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Swinging Christmas with the Arturo Sandoval Big Band
Deck the Hall

The Arturo Sandoval Big Band

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Friday December 23
3:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

White Christmas Sing-Along
Deck the Hall

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Friday December 23
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

White Christmas Sing-Along
Deck the Hall

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Saturday December 31
7:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

New Year’s Eve with Pink Martini
Deck the Hall

Pink Martini

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Saturday December 31
10:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

New Year’s Eve with Pink Martini
Deck the Hall

Pink Martini

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January, 2017

Sunday January 22
2:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

USC Thornton Symphony
Sounds About Town

USC Thornton Symphony
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Kevin Fitz-Gerald, piano

Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, K. 365
Strauss An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64

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March, 2017

Wednesday March 8
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

LA Phil MUSIC 101
Music 101

Alan Chapman, host

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Saturday March 11
2:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

American Youth Symphony
Sounds About Town

American Youth Symphony
Carlos Izcaray, music director & conductor
Steve Vai, electric guitar

Esa-Pekka Salonen Gambit
Steve Vai There's Something Dead in There
Steve Vai Kill the Guy with the Ball
Steve Vai Call it Sleep
Steve Vai Helios and Vesta
  Intermission
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

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April, 2017

Thursday April 13
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Reykjavík Festival: Sigur Rós & LA Phil, Night 1
Reykjavík Festival

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Sigur Rós
Schola Cantorum Reykjavík
Pekka Kuusisto, violin

SCHOLA CANTORUM REYKJAVÍK: works to be announced
Hlynur Aðils VILMARSSON: BD
Daníel BJARNASON: Violin Concerto (LA Phil commission; world premiere)
SIGUR RÓS: works to be announced

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Friday April 14
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Reykjavík Festival: Sigur Rós & LA Phil, Night 2
Reykjavík Festival

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Sigur Rós
Schola Cantorum Reykjavík
Vikingur Ólafsson, piano

SCHOLA CANTORUM REYKJAVÍK: works to be announced
Anna ÞORVALDSDÓTTIR: Aeriality
Haukur TÓMASSON: Piano Concerto (LA Phil co-commission; U.S. premiere)
SIGUR RÓS: works to be announced

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Saturday April 15
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Reykjavík Festival: Sigur Rós & LA Phil, Night 3
Reykjavík Festival

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Sigur Rós
Schola Cantorum Reykjavík
James McVinnie, organ

SCHOLA CANTORUM REYKJAVÍK: works to be announced
Maria Huld Markan SIGFÚSDÓTTIR: Aequora
Leifs Organ Concerto
SIGUR RÓS: works to be announced

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Friday April 21
7:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Colburn Orchestra
Sounds About Town

Colburn Orchestra

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Date / Time / Venue Event / Series Artists / Program Tickets
September, 2016

Tuesday September 27
7:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Opening Night Concert & Gala: Gershwin & The Jazz Age
Opening Night

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Megan Hilty, singer
Brian Stokes Mitchell, singer
George Li, piano
Boris Allakhverdyan, clarinet

Gershwin "I Got Rhythm" Variations
Ellington Night Creature: Stalking Monster
Porter "Always True to You In My Fashion" from Kiss Me Kate
Ellington "I’m Beginning to See the Light"
Porter "So in Love" from Kiss Me Kate
Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Gershwin "Someone to Watch Over Me" from Oh, Kay!
Gershwin "It Ain’t Necessarily So" from Porgy and Bess
Gershwin "Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off" from Shall We Dance
Gershwin An American in Paris

October, 2016

Saturday October 1
12:00pm
Lobby Escalators at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Nimbus
Noon to Midnight

Martin Chalifour, violin
Robert deMaine, cello
Marion Arthur Kuszyk, oboe
Boris Allakhverdyan, clarinet
Andrew Bain, horn
Thomas Hooten, trumpet

Rand Steiger Nimbus

Saturday October 1
12:00pm
BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

LA Phil Bass Quintet
Noon to Midnight

Christopher Hanulik
Brian Johnson
Oscar M. Meza
David Allen Moore
Peter Rofé

Veronika Krausas Porcupine for tent, quintet, bows and elbows by Ana PRVACKI (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Saturday October 1
12:45pm
BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet
Noon to Midnight

Matt Cook
Justin DeHart
Nick Terry
Cory Hills

Joseph Pereira Mallet Quartet

Saturday October 1
1:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

wild Up
Noon to Midnight

Christopher Rountree, conductor
wild Up

  Compositions by National Composer's Intensive Participants

Saturday October 1
1:00pm
Keck Amphitheatre at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Piano Spheres
Noon to Midnight

Liam Viney, piano
Vicki Ray, piano
Susan Svrcek, piano
Thomas Kotcheff, piano
Aron Kallay, piano
Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Nic Gerpe, piano
Danny Holt, piano
Mark Robson, piano
Joanne Pearce Martin, piano
Sarah Gibson, piano
Richard Valitutto, piano
Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Messiaen Catalogue d'oiseaux

Saturday October 1
2:15pm
BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

gnarwhallaby
Noon to Midnight

Brian Walsh, clarinets and saxophones
Richard Valitutto, pianos and keyboards
Derek Stein, cello
Matt Barbier, trombones and euphonium

Michelle Lou Heart / Lung (world premiere, LA Phil Commission
Ramon Lazkano hatsik-1
Górecki Muzyczka IV (concert puzonowy), Op. 28

Saturday October 1
2:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

St. Lawrence String Quartet
Noon to Midnight

Geoff Nuttall, violin
Owen Dalby, violin
Lesley Robertson, viola
Christopher Costanza, cello

Samuel Carl Adams String Quartet in Five Movements
John Adams Selections from John's Book of Alleged Dances

Saturday October 1
3:30pm
BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

wasteLAnd
Noon to Midnight

Nicholas Deyoe, conductor
Stephanie Aston, soprano
Matt Barbier, trombone
Elise Roy, flute
Ashley Walters, cello
Scott Worthington, double bass

Liza Lim Invisibility
Erik Ulman Tout Orgeuil...
Nicholas Deyoe Finally, the cylindrical voids tapping along (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Saturday October 1
4:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

USC Percussion Ensemble
Noon to Midnight

Joseph Pereira, conductor

Rolf Wallin Stonewave
Antheil Ballet Mécanique

Saturday October 1
4:30pm
Keck Amphitheatre at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Monday Evening Concerts
Noon to Midnight

Jonathan Hepfer, percussion

Georges Aperghis Le Corps à Corps (1978)
Alvin Lucier Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra
Pierluigi Billone Mani.Mono (for Spring Drum and Metal Plate)

Saturday October 1
5:15pm
BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

LA Phil Bass Quintet
Noon to Midnight

Christopher Hanulik
Brian Johnson
Oscar M. Meza
David Allen Moore
Peter Rofé

Veronika Krausas Porcupine for tent, quintet, bows and elbows by Ana PRVACKI (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Saturday October 1
5:15pm
Garden at Walt Disney Concert Hall

USC Percussion Ensemble
Noon to Midnight

Joseph Pereira, conductor

John Luther Adams Qilyuan

Saturday October 1
5:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Jacaranda
Noon to Midnight

Donald Crockett, conductor
Mark Alan Hilt, conductor
Grant Anderson, boy soprano
Jeffrey Parola, organ

Trance Room includes:
David Lang sleeper's prayer (world premiere, LA Phil and Jacaranda co-commission)
Hans Abrahamsen Schnee
Steve Reich Eight Lines

Saturday October 1
6:30pm
BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet
Noon to Midnight

Matt Cook
Justin DeHart
Nick Terry
Cory Hills

Jeffrey Holmes Ur (world premiere, LA Phil and LAPQ co-commission)
Ellen Reid Fear / Release
Daníel Bjarnason Qui Tollis

Saturday October 1
6:45pm
Garden at Walt Disney Concert Hall

USC Percussion Ensemble
Noon to Midnight

Joseph Pereira, conductor

John Luther Adams Qilyuan

Saturday October 1
9:00pm
BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Chris Kallmyer
Noon to Midnight

Chris Kallmyer

Chris Kallmyer Crickets

Saturday October 1
10:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

wild Up
Noon to Midnight

wild Up
Christopher Rountree, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin
Richard Valitutto, piano

Christopher Rountree Word. Language. Honey. (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Andrew McIntosh Yelling into the Wind (West Coast premiere)
Clara Iannotta Troglodyte Angels Clank By (world premiere)
John Adams Scratchband

Saturday October 1
10:30pm
Corner of 1st St. and Grand Ave.

Lucky Dragons
Noon to Midnight

Luke Fischbeck
Sarah Rara

Lucky Dragons every noun until any now (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Thursday October 27
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

LA Phil MUSIC 101
Music 101

Alan Chapman, host

Monday October 31
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Horror in the Hall: Halloween Organ with Film
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Horror in the Hall: Halloween Organ with Film

Clark Wilson, organ

November, 2016

Saturday November 19
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Berliner Philharmoniker
Visiting Orchestras

Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

Boulez Éclat
Mahler Symphony No. 7 in E minor

December, 2016

Monday December 5
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

China Philharmonic Orchestra
Visiting Orchestras

China Philharmonic Orchestra
Long Yu, conductor
Serena Wang, piano

Qigang Chen Enchantements oubliés
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World"