A trio of performances from Dudamel – including Mahler’s massive Symphony No. 8 – anchor this dynamic series, which also includespremieres from Philip Glass and Christopher Cerrone, as well as MTT conducting Tchaikovsky & Ives.

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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)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Benjamin Millepied choreographer
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Cameron Carpenter Plays Saint-Saëns

The iconoclastic organist takes on the famed composer’s crushing power chords.

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Program

  • Christopher CERRONE: new work for orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • POULENC: Organ Concerto
  • Intermission
  • SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3, “Organ”

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Roderick Cox conductor
  • Cameron Carpenter organ
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Tchaikovsky & Ives with MTT

Michael Tilson Thomas takes on Tchaikovsky’s urgent pathos and Ives’ wild, no-holds-barred invention.

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Program

  • TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy
  • TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme
  • Intermission
  • IVES: A Symphony: New England Holidays

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Michael Tilson Thomas conductor
  • Gautier Capuçon cello
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
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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
  • Philip GLASS: Symphony No. 12, Lodger, from the music of David Bowie and Brian Eno (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • John Adams conductor
  • Marc-André Hamelin piano
  • Orli Shaham piano
  • James McVinnie organ
  • Zanaida Robles vocals
  • Holly Sedillos vocals
  • Kristen Toedtman vocals
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William Grant Still & the Harlem Renaissance: Symphony No. 4

Jazz and orchestral music intermingle in a fitting tribute to the dean of African-American composers.

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Program

  • ELLINGTON: Three Black Kings
  • GERSHWIN: Second Rhapsody
  • Intermission
  • Adolphus HAILSTORK: new work for orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • STILL: Symphony No. 4, "Autochthonous"

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Thomas Wilkins conductor
  • Aaron Diehl piano
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Salonen’s Stravinsky: Faith

Don’t miss this unique performance of the master’s sacred vocal works!

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Program

  • STRAVINSKY: Requiem Canticles; Introitus (TS Eliot in Memoriam); In memoriam Dylan Thomas; Mass; Elegy for JFK; Chorale Variations on “Von Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her”; Cantata
  • No Intermission

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor
  • Andrew Staples tenor
  • Kelley O’Connor mezzo-soprano
  • Davóne Tines bass-baritone
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
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Mozart with Dudamel

Dudamel leads an exhilarating combination of Mozart and Adès.

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Program

  • Thomas ADÈS: new work for orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 1, K. 207
  • Intermission
  • MOZART: Symphony No. 41, K. 551, "Jupiter"

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Michael Barenboim violin
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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
  • Joélle Harvey soprano
  • Mihoko Fujimura mezzo-soprano
  • Tamara Mumford mezzo-soprano
  • Joseph Kaiser tenor
  • Ryan McKinny baritone
  • Morris Robinson bass
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
  • Pacific Chorale performer
  • Robert Istad Artistic Director
  • Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
  • Fernando Malvar-Ruiz Artistic Director
  • National Children’s Chorus
  • Luke McEndarfer Artistic Director