Principal Guest Conductors of Past and Present Lead Historic Programs

This month, the LA Phil welcomes two of the three conductors to ever hold the prestigious title of Principal Guest Conductor: our current one, Susanna Mälkki, and her predecessor, Michael Tilson Thomas. Learn about the unexpected twists and turns that brought these conductors to Los Angeles and the 100-year history behind their performances...

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Artist Spotlight

Iconoclast of the Organ World

Cameron Carpenter is renowned for his comprehensive transformation of what an organist can be in the 21st century. His personal approach is not only thrilling but captures the imagination of those who may have never given the “king of instruments” a passing thought. We are fortunate to present this unique artist twice this season, both with orchestra (NOV 16, 18) and in solo recital (APR 7).

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YOLA at Camino Nuevo

The fourth YOLA site, at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, was established in August 2017, eventually to serve K-12, both during and after school. The LA Phil is also partnering with the USC Brain and Creativity Institute on a study investigating connections between music learning and academics.

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In partnership with the Getty Research Institute

Fluxus Festival

Fluxus was a wily, nebulous – and deeply influential – anti-establishment current founded in the 1960s. An international collective of artists, composers, and poets, Fluxus aimed to collapse what it considered the false wall between art and life.

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