LA Phil 100: Centennial Reflections
Each month throughout this historic Centennial season, LA Phil 100: Centennial Reflections will highlight the concerts, stories, musicians, and movements from the LA Phil’s past that hold a connection to the artistic programming currently on stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
An Orchestra for Los Angeles — An Orchestra of Los Angeles
The LA Phil’s Centennial season begins with our gala program California Soul and the two-week LA Fest, two celebrations of the diverse and dynamic artists who call Southern California home. From Moby to Herbie Hancock to La Santa Cecilia, the LA Phil celebrates every face of modern Los Angeles. This focus on the artists of our time, however, is nothing new for the LA Phil.
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...
Six Decades of Zubin Mehta
In honor of Zubin Mehta’s return for a complete Brahms symphony cycle in December and January, this month’s Centennial Reflections recounts two unbelievable-but-true stories from Mehta's nearly six decades with the LA Phil...
To learn more about the LA Phil’s history and its road ahead, look for our limited-edition, two-volume Centennial publication: Past/Forward: The LA Phil at 100, available online and at the LA Phil Store.