Come for the Concert. Stay for the Drinks.

Leave your formal wear behind – the musicians are going casual. Come for an evening of music, conversation and cocktails. Hear from a musician before the concert, interact with artists following the performance, and get the inside story over drinks at an after-party. Enjoy a complimentary beer tasting sponsored by the L.A. County Brewers Guild.

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Pictures at an Exhibition

Mussorgsky’s masterwork carries us through a spectrum of emotions linked by a stately promenade.

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Muhly’s new Organ Concerto will shake the rafters. Then, Ravel’s unparalleled orchestration of Mussorgsky’s aural pictures will bring down any rafters remaining.

Casual Fridays (including Drinks in THE GARDEN)

*Casual Fridays and Drinks in THE GARDEN: Leave your formal wear behind. Come early beginning at 6:30pm and enjoy complimentary drinks, spectacular views and more – all before your concert. Then, after the concert, join the after-party with orchestra members for complimentary craft beer tastings courtesy of the Los Angeles Brewers Guild.

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Dudamel Conducts Beethoven 9

Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil in Beethoven’s Ninth – triumph!

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Beethoven’s Ninth has become a touchstone of Western civilization, a musical icon, even a political symbol. But a masterwork’s reputation or place in history is not why we listen. We listen to Beethoven’s Ninth to experience first-hand, in real time, the power, the vision, the humanity Beethoven has crafted into sound. The Ninth ends in such a way as to make us want to stand and shout for joy. But, with a performance by Dudamel, we get even more. Every pitch, every articulation, every dynamic means something to him, and therefore to our personal experience. And all this focus on detail serves his integrated conception of the piece as a whole. We leave irradiated with aesthetic energy, having been present for a living, breathing work of art.