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YOLA National Festival Concert and Celebration

Sun / July 31, 2022 - 3:30PM - 8:30PM

A FREE day of music and family

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Masks are required for this event.


    • Chamber Orchestra:
    • LaSaundra Booth, conductor
    • Petite Suite de Concert, No. 1: La Caprice de Nannette
    • Sinfonia in D Major, Movement 1
    • Mary D. WATKINS
    • Five Movements In Color, No. 2: Soul of Remembrance
    • Symphony No. 1, Movement 4
    • Symphony Orchestra:
    • Gustavo Dudamel, Music & Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Walt and Lilly Disney Chair
    • Andrés González, conduc​tor
    • Dances in the Canebrakes, Movement 1
    • Batuque
    • Symphony No. 2, Movement 4

About this Performance

Join the YOLA National family led by LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel for the culmination performance for the YOLA National Festival!

This celebratory event will include a day of activities, workshops, and local food vendors as well as featured performances from the YOLA National Festival Chamber and Symphony orchestras.

The YOLA National Festival is a 10-day orchestra intensive that brings together young musicians from El Sistema-inspired programs nationwide, providing them with world-class music instruction and mentorship. The program, including travel, lodging, and all instruction, is entirely free for all participants. The festival's purpose is to connect civically-minded young musicians from diverse regions across the country. Bringing together this community who share a common interest in achieving musical excellence serves as the nexus for the progressive future of music education while modeling the future of orchestral ensembles.

Performances in the Hall's Main Auditorium will be 45-minutes long and run throughout the event. Space is limited. Click the button above to reserve FREE tickets to this event.

Schedule of Events:
3:30PM - Various artists and activations including Extra Ancestral, DJ Sleepwalk, and Sonrisita
4:30PM - YOLA National Festival Chamber Orchestra
5:45PM - Various artists and activations including TAIKOPROJECT and QUITAPENAS
7:30PM - YOLA National Festival Symphony Orchestra

The YOLA National Festival is generously supported by the De Marchena-Huyke Foundation.

The LA Phil gratefully acknowledges donors to YOLA and the LA Phil's Learning Initiatives. A listing of supporters can be found here.

Programs, artists, dates, prices, and availability subject to change.