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Audiences at this Thursday evening series will be the first in the world to hear new works by Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and John Adams. You’ll also hear Mehta conducting Brahms and Dudamel leading Mahler’s 8th.

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Romeo & Juliet

Innovative choreographer Benjamin Millepied joins Gustavo Dudamel and the orchestra for Prokofiev’s acclaimed work.

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Program

  • PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet, complete ballet, Op. 64

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
  • Benjamin Millepied, choreographer
  • L.A. Dance Project
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Mälkki Conducts Mahler’s 5th

Hear a world premiere from Steve Reich and Mahler’s unforgettable Fifth.

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Program

  • Steve REICH Music for Ensemble and Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil co-commission with generous support from Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg)
  • Intermission
  • MAHLER Symphony No. 5

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Susanna Mälkki, conductor
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Mehta’s Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Zubin Mehta unleashes Brahms’ rich, roiling waves of power with Yefim Bronfman.

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Program

  • BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Intermission
  • BRAHMS Symphony No. 1

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Zubin Mehta, conductor
  • Yefim Bronfman, piano
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Adams & Glass

Conductor John Adams leads a world premiere by his fellow composer Philip Glass to celebrate our Centennial.

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Program

  • Gabriella SMITH Tumblebird Contrails
  • John ADAMS Grand Pianola Music
  • Intermission
  • Philip GLASS Symphony No. 12, Lodger, lyrics by David Bowie and Brian Eno (world premiere, LA Phil commission with generous support from Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • John Adams, conductor
  • Marc-André Hamelin, piano
  • Orli Shaham, piano
  • Angélique Kidjo, vocalist
  • James McVinnie, organ
  • Zanaida Robles, soprano
  • Holly Sedillos, soprano
  • Kristen Toedtman, mezzo-soprano
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Chinese New Year

East meets West, including electrifying performances by violinist Ray Chen.

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Program

  • HUANZHI Spring Festival Overture
  • SAINT-SAËNS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
  • RAVEL Tzigane
  • Intermission
  • DU YUN Thirst, for Orchestra, featuring two Diaoqiang Opera singers
  • AN-LUN HUANG Saibei Dance
  • LIU TIESHAN Dance of the Yao Tribe
  • RAVEL Bolero

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Elim Chan, conductor
  • Ray Chen, violin
  • Xinchang DiaoQiang Opera Troupe
  • Wang Ying, singer
  • Zhang Tingfang, singer
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Dudamel & Yuja Wang

The world premiere of John Adams’ newest piano concerto pairs perfectly with quintessential music from Mahler.

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Program

  • John ADAMS Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes? (world premiere, LA Phil commission with generous support from the Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund)
  • Intermission
  • MAHLER Symphony No. 1

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
  • Yuja Wang, piano
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Salonen’s Stravinsky: Myths

Two remarkable myth ballets showcase Stravinsky’s stunning creativity.

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Program

  • STRAVINSKY Orpheus
  • STRAVINSKY Perséphone

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
  • Peter Sellars, director
  • Paul Groves, tenor
  • Cécilia Tsan, narrator
  • Amrita Performing Arts, Cambodia
  • Sam Sathya, dancer (Perséphone)
  • Chumvan Sodhachivy, dancer (Déméter)
  • Nam Narim, dancer (Mercure, Démophoon, Triptolème)
  • Khon Chan Sithyka, dancer (Pluton)
  • James F. Ingalls, lighting designer
  • Helene Siebrits, costume designer
  • Frederick Vogler, sound designer
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon, Artistic Director
  • Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
  • Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Artistic Director
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Dudamel Conducts Mahler’s Eighth

Feel the energy when Gustavo Dudamel ignites the monumental and explosive "Symphony of a Thousand".

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Program

  • MAHLER Symphony No. 8

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
  • Tamara Wilson, soprano
  • Leah Crocetto, soprano
  • Erin Morley, soprano
  • Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
  • Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
  • Simon O’Neill, tenor
  • Ryan McKinny, baritone
  • Morris Robinson, bass
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon, Artistic Director
  • Pacific Chorale
  • Robert Istad, Artistic Director
  • Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
  • Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Artistic Director
  • National Children’s Chorus
  • Luke McEndarfer, Artistic Director