Artist Spotlight

Refik Anadol, Video Artist

For this season’s grand finale, Gustavo Dudamel, Peter Sellars, and Refik Anadol join forces for a rare production of Robert Schumann’s oratorio Das Paradies und die Peri. The youngest member of this creative dream team – and a regular LA Phil collaborator – Anadol brings an astonishing imagination and state-of-the-art technical prowess to enhance Sellars’ theatrical conception. Refik returns next fall to kick off the Centennial season with WDCH Dreams, transforming the Hall through projections on it’s steel skin.

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In YOLA [Youth Orchestra Los Angeles], we learn so much more than just music. We learn to play and work together; we learn that by teaching others we become stronger ourselves; and we learn that by giving back to our community, we can make a difference.

Liliana, YOLA Student
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Once established by founder Williams Andrews Clark, Jr.’s visionary gift to Los Angeles, the Philharmonic has been led by an extraordinary series of music directors and guest conductors, many of whom championed the music of their time. Early on, the orchestra performed concerts for young people and embraced the new technologies of recording and live radio broadcasts. And all along, the orchestra evolved into an ensemble of virtuosos capable of playing nearly anything set before them.

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