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The iconoclast found a home at WDCH
Bridging continents with the rhythms of Latin America in the Pan-American Music Initiative
Esa-Pekka Salonen breaks down the meaning of Wing on Wing, his dedication piece to Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Gustavo Dudamel reflects on Walt Disney Concert Hall as an “inspiring instrument” for community—all thanks to the genius of architect Frank Gehry.
“Every time the light changes, you’re seeing something different.” Clinch takes us behind the scenes at Gustavo’s Walt Disney Concert Hall photo shoot.
With its cozy, natural interiors and Blue Ribbon Garden, Walt Disney Concert Hall has been a home away from home for 20 years.
10 days, 176 musicians from 62 programs, united in 1 purpose.
Watch the iconic singer reimagine many of his hits for solo piano and voice during his February 2023 concert.
A state-wide music initiative showcasing the most compelling and forward-looking voices in performances of works written in the past five years
Gustavo Dudamel talks about Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Ellington’s jazzy reimagination of it, and conducting his first-ever Symphonies For Youth concert.
Dudamel leads Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at Walt Disney Concert Hall this December.
Gustavo Dudamel on how music unites.
Dudamel leads the world premiere of Gonzalo Grau’s beautiful Odisea concerto for Venezuelan cuatro and orchestra.
Gustavo Dudamel’s international orchestra of young musicians gathered in LA
Over ten days in July, young musicians from all over the country gathered in LA.
Learn about Deafness, Deaf culture, and Deaf artists, framed around Beethoven’s experience with Deafness and music by Beethoven, Caroline Shaw, and Gabriela Lena Frank.
Learn from musicians and artists who help unite people around shared values and aspirations in this concert experience created for the Symphonies for Schools learning...
The Oscar winner takes us inside his process
The singer and producer on how it all came together
Hear the extraordinary violinist speak about her formative experiences with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the unique music of John Adams, and her close relationship with...
H.E.R. and musician and arranger Derrick Hodge sit down to talk about how they brought her music to the Bowl for a pair of stunning...
Composer and LA Phil John and Samantha Williams Creative Chair John Adams discusses his ongoing relationship with violin virtuosa Leila Josefowicz, her commitment to new...
YOLA alums Dalanie Harris and Laura Garcia share their thoughts
The Grammy® winner’s new concert film features new orchestral arrangements at the Hollywood Bowl.
The Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center at Inglewood is the boldest step yet in YOLA’s mission of youth development through music education.
Ellen Reid and Gabriela Ortíz share their thoughts with the LA Phil’s Meghan Martineau.
Jazz and Gender Equity, Dianne Reeves and Terri Lyne Carrington hash out what it means to be a woman playing jazz in 2021.
High school-aged composers team up with LA Phil musicians
Catherine Ransom Karoly performs this incredibly difficult modernist flute solo
The LA Phil’s Barry Gold shows off the percussive side of his cello
The co-directors’ documentary short had its Sundance-selected debut this winter.
Emerging composers have their virtual world premieres with LA Phil musicians
The LA Phil’s Resident Fellow in percussion, Wesley Sumpter, releases the tempestuous energy of At Midnight I Walked into the Middle of the Desert by...
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The Los Angeles Philharmonic's Associate Principal Clarinet performs Béla Kovács spirited Hommage a R. Strauss.
LA Phil cellist Jason Lippman explores the spaces and intricacies of INBHIR (many waters) by inti figgis-vizueta.
LA Phil first violinist Miika Gregg reveals a musician’s lyrical inner monologue in Good to You by Marcus Norris.
The LA Phil’s Associate Concertmaster, Bing Wang, premieres the shimmering Phantom Trails by Noah Jenkins, using materials from his own string quartet.
LA Phil bassist Ted Botsford performs with prerecorded and live electronics in the explosive and carefully crafted freneticism of for social media by Nathaniel Haering.
Gustavo Dudamel, Yuja Wang, and the LA Phil perform the first movement of John Adams’ new piano concerto.
Kamasi Washington performs an excerpt from his original score to BECOMING: An intimate portrait of Michelle Obama – a new documentary based on the former...
Gustavo Dudamel leads the LA Phil in the closing movement of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite.
As part of YOLA National at Home, take a rare chance to sit on a master class.
The LA Phil violinist performs a pair of colorful Romantic works by Clara Schumann and Claude Debussy.
The LA Phil Resident Fellow performs Eugène Ysaÿe’s “Obsession”
YOLA at Expo alumna and cellist Jackie Rodriguez shows how she is staying inspired and connected during Covid-19.
As a concert encore from the Hollywood Bowl, Gustavo Dudamel conducts John Philip Sousa's march "The Liberty Bell," which has featured everywhere from presidential inaugurations...
The star cellist, live from his living room.
Performing “Heaven” and “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands”
A little Bach in the living room.
Oboists Karen Hernandez and Madison Centeno are both alumnae of YOLA who are now pursuing musical studies at California State University–Long Beach. Together, they present...
Congratulations, Class of 2020!
Two beautiful pieces from our Principal Flute.
The LA Phil’s Principal Bass presents a trio of harp duets.
See excerpts from this dramatic November 2019 performance.
The two basses perform Edgar Meyer’s Canon.
Watch the concert, plus LA Phil musicians and staff share stories about the orchestra’s centennial season and culminating performance.
Our Associate Concertmaster and her son come together for “Méditation.”
Jazzy songs from the early 20th century for five xylophones and drums.
Performing two Etudes-Caprices by Wieniawski.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the second movement of Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 – one of Dudamel’s favorite orchestral selections.
The two violists partner up.
“It all starts with a trick.” LA Phil violinist Mitchell Newman takes us inside the “Jupiter” movement of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets.”
Conductor Juanjo Mena leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the "Aquarium" movement of Camille Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals, featuring pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque.
Our Associate Principal Trumpet unwinds with Philip Collins.
Take in Bach with our First Associate Concertmaster.
LA Phil musicians share their favorite moments in Berlioz' score and treat us to a private performance.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the first movement of Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony at the Hollywood Bowl on August 21, 2018.
Joanne Pearce Martin and Thomas Hooten talk Stravinsky.
Thomas Lauderdale’s big band captivates the Bowl.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the LA Phil at the Bowl in the final movement of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
Watch as the harpist and the LA Phil’s principal bass perform a gorgeous adagio.
Our Associate Principal Flute and her cellist husband perform music by Villa-Lobos in their living room.
The LA Phil’s keyboardist and her husband treat us to a little Mozart.
A WWII refugee builds a musical life in L.A.
Peter Sellars and LA Phil staff and musicians reflect on the importance of performing outside the concert hall.
The Frank Gehry-designed Center will expand YOLA's impact while providing much-needed resources to its surrounding community.
How spending time in Idyllwild sets students up for success.
The LA Phil performs symphonies by the two composers from February 20 to March 3.
Watch the group open their 2017 concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
That’s one way to celebrate your 100th birthday.
Watch as Gustavo Dudamel shares his vision for a world in which young people are enriched by music education.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and Gustavo Dudamel reflect on what CDMX means to them.
"Seriously, I was shaking a little bit."
Watch as 96 YOLA musicians joined the LA Phil on tour in Mexico City.
Gustavo Dudamel talks about what, exactly, he’s doing on stage.
YOLA’s Lili Morales remembers her first time on stage at the Hollywood Bowl.
Zubin Mehta's long, influential path.
Look back at the first 10 years of Gustavo Dudamel's tenure as Music & Artistic Director in this video retrospective.
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in selections from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.
Selection from the final movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in "Mars" from Gustav Holst's The Planets.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic collaborated with media artist Refik Anadol to celebrate our history and explore our future.
Last August, 22 YOLA and YOLA National musicians (students from diverse regions across the U.S.) joined the LA Phil in Edinburgh, Scotland, participating in a...
Three young finalists took to the Hollywood Bowl stage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Ray Chen.
In 2018, ten YOLA musicians joined their UK and Scottish peers for “Tuning into Change,” a youth symposium focused on the role of artists in...
The Icelandic art-rock band teams up with the LA Phil and Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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