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(Canceled) Dudamel, Bernstein, and Negrón

Fri / Nov 13, 2020 - 8:00PM

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and a world premiere

CANCELED

Program

About this Performance

Due to the continuing COVID-19 crisis, all LA Phil concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall have been canceled through December 31, 2020. 

This event has been canceled.

  • We have moved all 2020/21 subscriptions into the 2021/22 season. This will enable subscribers to keep their seats when we return for a full season of music back at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
  • Subscriber Add-On tickets can be donated, returned for account credit, or refunded.
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Leonard Bernstein’s iconic West Side Story has been celebrated not only for its unforgettable songs and symphonic score but also for its willingness to take on social ills of the day: namely, racial prejudice and urban violence. Musically, Bernstein shows his ability to work in any genre and form he set his mind to. Dudamel pairs West Side Story’s Symphonic Dances with the composer’s Divertimento, which offers a series of short dances ranging from samba to blues to turkey trot to a lilting 7/8 waltz. 

Opening the concert is a world premiere by Puerto Rican-born composer and multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón. Her music is described as “wistfully idiosyncratic and contemplative” (WQXR). A composer on the rise, Negrón brings an ever-inventive eye to her projects, composing for robotic instruments or toys as well as traditional orchestra.

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