Get more than ever from your concert experience when you dive into the music with your host, KUSC’s  Brian Lauritzen .
Lauritzen guides you through a trio of evenings with preconcert talks, post-concert interviews, engaging videos, and informative podcasts that all offer a rounded picture of the pieces and their performances. Don’t miss the pre-concert presentation at 7pm.

 

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Each Inside the Music event includes:

Pre-concert video & podcast
You’ll get a video emailed to you before the concert, plus an extended podcast that takes you through all aspects of your program.

Pre-concert presentation
Arrive early for more insight as Brian leads you on a journey through the music, with artist interviews and more, often enhanced with live performances.

Post-concert event
Engage with guest artists and members of the LA Phil through post-concert interviews and Q&A sessions.

2018/19 Season

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“Pathétique” with MTT

It’s a night of passionate music as Michael Tilson Thomas teams up with the LA Phil.

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L.A.’s own Michael Tilson Thomas partners with the orchestra for his own latest work, followed by the passionate emotional depths of Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique.”

 

Pre and Post-concert Events

Inside the Music
The Inside the Music pre-concert event begins at 6:45pm on stage with Brian Lauritzen. After the concert, stay for a post-show Q&A with Brian and the artists.

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Buddha Passion

The composer for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon creates another stunning, evening-length oratorio.

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Following on the stunning success of his Water Passion after St. Matthew, Tan Dun (composer for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) has created another evening-length oratorio, this time based on stories inspired by the Dunhuang Cave paintings, with video installation.

 

Pre and Post-concert Events

Inside the Music
The Inside the Music pre-concert event begins at 6:45pm on stage with Brian Lauritzen. After the concert, stay for a post-show Q&A with Brian and the artists.

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Salonen’s Stravinsky: Rituals

Esa-Pekka Salonen recreates Stravinsky’s revolutionary genius.

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Following Stravinsky’s early memorial for his teacher Rimsky-Korsakov (lost until recently!), Salonen leads two of Stravinsky’s ritualistic ballet scores, concluding with Salonen’s crackling specialty and signature work with the LA Phil, The Rite of Spring.

 

Pre and Post-concert Events

Inside the Music
The Inside the Music pre-concert event begins at 6:45pm on stage with Brian Lauritzen. After the concert, stay for a post-show Q&A with Brian and the artists.