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From the high drama of Beethoven to the U.S. debut of Saariaho’s work for harp and orchestra, this series suits the most omnivorous of tastes.

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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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Fluxus: Fluxconcert

Brace yourself for the wildest concert of the season!

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Program

  • Walt Disney Concert Hall Interior and Exterior Spaces - 4PM until 8PM
  • Christopher ROUNTREE Commitment Booth (LA Phil commission)
  • Ken FRIEDMAN Sonata for Melons and Gravity
  • Chris KALLMYER Sonatas and Interludes (LA Phil commission)
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall Auditorium - 5PM
  • La Monte YOUNG and Marian ZAZEELA The Melodic Version (1984) of The Second Dream of The High-Tension Line Stepdown Transformer from The Four Dreams of China (1962) in Dream Light
  • Yoko ONO Draw Circle Event, Drinking Piece for Orchestra, and Laundry Piece
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall Interior and Exterior Spaces - 7PM
  • MACIUNAS Solo for Conductor
  • Alison KNOWLES Wounded Furniture, Shoes of Your Choice, and Nivea Cream Piece
  • Simone FORTI Think about climate change
  • PATTERSON Scores from Methods and Processes
  • Ken FRIEDMAN Telephone Clock, Finale, and Explaining Fluxus
  • Christian WOLFF Collective Score, Sticks
  • OLIVEROS Rock Piece
  • R.B. SCHLATHER Karaoke
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall Auditorium - 8PM
  • PATTERSON Overture III
  • La Monte YOUNG Composition 1960 #13 to Richard Huelsenbeck
  • PAIK One, for solo violin
  • Yoko ONO Wall Piece for Orchestra to Yoko Ono
  • Steven TAKASUGI Howl (world premiere, LA Phil commission with generous support from the Esa-Pekka Salonen Commissions Fund)
  • HIGGINS The Thousand Symphonies
  • CAGE Apartment House 1776
  • BERIO Sinfonia

Artists

  • Christopher Rountree, curator, conductor
  • R. B. Schlather, co-curator, director
  • Elise McMahon, installation designer, performer
  • Adam Larsen, projection designer
  • Roomful of Teeth
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Arley Marks, mixologist
  • Richard Kennedy, performer
  • Additional artists to be announced
  • CAGE Apartment House 1776 guest vocalists:
  • Mia Doi Todd
  • Rodrigo Amarante
  • Dwight Trible
  • Odeya Nini
  • Andrew W.K.
  • Joe Rainey Sr.
  • Georgia Anne Muldrow
  • La Monte YOUNG and Marian ZAZEELA : The Melodic Version (1984) of The Second Dream of the High-Tension Line Stepdown Transformer from The Four Dreams of China (1962) in Dream Light:
  • Jung Hee Choi, director
  • La Monte Young, composer
  • Marian Zazeela, lighting design
  • Charles Curtis, cello
  • Judith Hamann, cello
  • Ben Neill, trumpet
  • Stephen Burns, trumpet
  • C.J. Camerieri, trumpet
  • Erick Jovel, trumpet
  • Jonah Levy, trumpet
  • Stephanie Richards, trumpet
  • Nicolás Bejarano, trumpet
  • Jennifer Bewerse, cello
  • Rob Frear, trumpet
  • Ben Hong, cello
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MTT and Tchaikovsky 6

It’s a night of passionate music as Michael Tilson Thomas teams up with the LA Phil.

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Program

  • Michael TILSON THOMAS Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind
  • Intermission
  • TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique"

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
  • Measha Brueggergosman, mezzo-soprano
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Turangalîla Symphony

Join us for an unforgettably opulent sonic experience.

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Program

  • Kaija SAARIAHO Trans for harp and orchestra (U.S. premiere)
  • Intermission
  • MESSIAEN Turangalîla Symphony

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Susanna Mälkki, conductor
  • Xavier de Maistre, harp
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
  • Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot
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Buddha Passion

The composer for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon creates another stunning, evening-length oratorio.

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Program

  • Tan DUN Buddha Passion (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission*)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
  • Sen Guo, soprano
  • Huiling Zhu, mezzo-soprano
  • Kang Wang, tenor
  • Shenyang, bass-baritone
  • Tan Weiwei, Female Indigenous Singer
  • Batubagen, Male Indigenous Singer
  • Chen Yining, Fantan Pipa Soloist and Dancer
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon, Artistic Director
  • Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
  • Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Artistic Director
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Mirga Leads Tchaikovsky & Debussy

Don’t miss this astonishing and multi-faceted program featuring titans of talent!

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Program

  • TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
  • Intermission
  • Unsuk CHIN SPIRA – A Concerto for Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • DEBUSSY La mer

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
  • Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
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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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Beethoven: Piano Concertos 1 & 3

Two guest virtuosos join Dudamel for outstanding Beethoven concertos.

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Program

  • BEETHOVEN Egmont Overture
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Intermission
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
  • Conrad Tao, piano
  • Beatrice Rana, piano