This series not only gets you into one of our LA Fest programs – it also includes performances from three LA Phil Music Directors, as well as a celebration of John Williams’ movie music magic.

8 Events
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LA Fest: Dudamel Conducts Norman

Gustavo Dudamel conducts a major new work by a visionary composer to kick off LA Fest.

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Program

  • Esa-Pekka SALONEN: LA Variations
  • BEETHOVEN: Triple Concerto
  • Intermission
  • Andrew NORMAN: new work for orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Martin Chalifour violin
  • Joanne Pearce Martin piano
  • Robert deMaine cello
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The Tempest

Unforgettable characters from Shakespeare’s enchanting masterpiece set the stage for this captivating staged event.

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Program

  • SIBELIUS and SHAKESPEARE: The Tempest

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Susanna Mälkki conductor
  • The Old Globe
  • Barry Edelstein director
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Mehta’s Brahms: Symphony No. 3

The beloved Zubin Mehta teams up with renowned violinist Pinchas Zukerman.

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Program

  • BRAHMS: Violin Concerto
  • Intermission
  • BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Zubin Mehta conductor
  • Pinchas Zukerman violin
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Celebrating John Williams

It’s a tour-de-force sampling of Williams’ unforgettable themes.

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Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
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Dudamel Conducts Mahler

Get swept up in the profound emotions of Mahler’s moving Symphony No. 9.

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Program

  • MAHLER: Symphony No. 9

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
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Gershwin & Ravel

It’s a meeting of the masters: two extraordinary composers, brought together by two brilliant French artists and the LA Phil.

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Program

  • GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture
  • RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G
  • Intermission
  • RAVEL: Valses nobles et sentimentales
  • GERSHWIN: An American in Paris

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Lionel Bringuier conductor
  • Hélène Grimaud piano
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Emanuel Ax Plays Mozart

Feel the propulsive energy of musical masterpieces by Mozart and Beethoven.

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Program

  • MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 22, in E-flat, K. 482
  • Intermission
  • Louis ANDRIESSEN: The only one (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor
  • Emanuel Ax piano
  • Nora Fischer vocals
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Lang Lang & Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4

Gustavo Dudamel and iconic pianist Lang Lang team up in a timeless collaboration.

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Program

  • BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture
  • HAYDN: Symphony No. 104, "London"
  • Intermission
  • BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Lang Lang piano