Veteran virtuoso Gidon Kremer performs Weinberg’s dramatic Violin Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, followed by Esa-Pekka Salonen leading the orchestra in a program of Beethoven, Mozart and his own Wing on Wing. As the series continues, you will be treated to symphonies by Beethoven and Sibelius conducted by Herbert Blomstedt, and works by Shostakovich and Schumann conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.

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Mirga Conducts Mahler

A virtuoso conductor brings new life to a timeless Mahler masterpiece.

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Program

  • MESSIAEN: Un sourire (A Smile)
  • MAHLER: Symphony No. 4

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conductor
  • Gidon Kremer violin
  • Janai Brugger soprano
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Composer Salonen: Wing on Wing

Our Conductor Laureate revisits the piece he composed for the opening of Walt Disney Concert Hall alongside music of Beethoven and Mozart.

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Program

  • BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto
  • MOZART: The Impresario, K. 486
  • Esa-Pekka SALONEN: Wing on Wing

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor
  • Vilde Frang violin
  • Hila Plitmann soprano
  • So Young Park soprano
  • Joshua Dennis tenor
  • Christopher Job bass-baritone
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Beethoven & Sibelius

A pair of symbiotic second symphonies from a pair of masters.

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Program

  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2
  • SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Herbert Blomstedt conductor
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Dudamel Conducts Salonen & Shostakovich

The first performances of our Conductor Laureate’s latest orchestral work, plus Shostakovich’s most popular symphony.

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Program

  • Esa-Pekka SALONEN: Pollux (World Premiere, LA Phil commission with generous support from Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting)
  • VARÈSE: Amériques
  • SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
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Schumann Focus: Symphony No. 4 • Cello Concerto

For the second weekend of the Schumann Focus, Dudamel and the LA Phil present the composer’s dramatic and powerful Fourth Symphony. Argentine cellist Sol Gabetta joins them for the lyrical flights of Schumann’s Cello Concerto.

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Program

  • SCHUMANN: Overture to Genoveva, Op. 81
  • SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
  • Intermission
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4, in D minor, Op. 120

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Sol Gabetta performer