This magnificent Friday morning series overflows with riches, such as Yuja Wang joining Gustavo Dudamel for John Adams’ latest piano concerto, Daniil Trifonov playing Tchaikovsky with Michael Tilson Thomas, and Emanuel Ax performing Andrew Norman with Dudamel. 

8 Events
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Dudamel & Yuja Wang

A program of high energy and invention comes alive with Gustavo and Yuja.

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Program

  • GINASTERA: Variaciones concertantes
  • John ADAMS: Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes? (LA Phil commission)
  • Intermission
  • STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Yuja Wang piano
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Tchaikovsky & Copland with MTT

Experience a dynamo play the quintessential Romantic piano concerto.

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Program

  • TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Intermission
  • COPLAND: Symphony No. 3

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Michael Tilson Thomas conductor
  • Daniil Trifonov piano
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Mehta Conducts Wagner & More

Mehta takes an adventurous look at music from the 19th to the 20th centuries.

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Program

  • WAGNER: Götterdämmerung: Rhine Journey
  • WAGNER: Götterdämmerung: Funeral Music
  • WAGNER: Götterdämmerung: Immolation Scene
  • Intermission
  • SCHOENBERG: Chamber Symphony
  • Anton WEBERN: Six Pieces for Orchestra
  • Anton WEBERN: Concerto for Nine Instruments, Op. 24

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Zubin Mehta conductor
  • Christine Goerke soprano
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All-Strauss

Classic Strauss tone poems come to life!

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Program

  • STRAUSS: Don Quixote
  • Intermission
  • STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Philippe Jordan conductor
  • Gautier Capuçon cello
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Ives 4 & Dvořák 9 with Dudamel

Dudamel’s inspired look at two composers who viewed America in their own ways reaches its climax.

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Program

  • IVES: The Unanswered Question
  • IVES: Symphony No. 4
  • Intermission
  • DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9, “New World”

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon artistic director
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Piatigorsky International Cello Festival: Haydn Concerto

A cello celebration descends upon Walt Disney Concert Hall with wondrous results.

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Program

  • Camille PÉPIN: Vajrayana
  • HAYDN: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C
  • Intermission
  • MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Karen Kamensek conductor
  • Laura van der Heijden cello
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The Planets

After a new concerto for flute and bass, the personalities of the planets come alive.

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Program

  • Felipe LARA: Double Concerto (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • Intermission
  • HOLST: The Planets

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Susanna Mälkki conductor
  • Claire Chase flute
  • Esperanza Spalding bass
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Dudamel Conducts Norman & Prokofiev

With Dudamel, a charismatic cellist performs a brand-new cello concerto.

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Program

  • Andrew NORMAN: Unstuck
  • Andrew NORMAN: Cello Concerto (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • Intermission
  • PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Emanuel Ax piano