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Dudamel Conducts Mozart and Mendelssohn

Walt Disney Concert Hall

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About This Performance

Mendelssohn’s “Reformation” Symphony – actually the second symphony he wrote for full orchestra, but the last published, takes its name from the use of Martin Luther’s chorale “A Mighty Fortress” in its last movement; he composed the work after the 300th anniversary of the tune. Dudamel bookends it with a Bach cantata, a classic musical inheritance of the Reformation.

Come for:

Gustavo Dudamel conducting Mendelssohn at his fiercest.

And more:

The LA Phil’s Principal Concertmaster plays Mozart’s ebullient G-major Violin Concerto, as a preface to the second installment of the Mozart/Da Ponte Trilogy, The Marriage of Figaro.

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Upbeat Live: pre-concert talks

  • Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Friday, May 10, 2013 - 9:45am

Russell Steinberg

Russell Steinberg interviewed Martin Chalifour, LA Phil Principal Concertmaster followed by a lecture on the program.


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