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.

8 Events
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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
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon 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
  • Intermission
  • Unsuk CHIN: new work 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
  • Pauline Cheviller narrator
  • Sathya Sam dancer
  • Sodhachivy Chumvan dancer
  • Narim Nam dancer
  • Chan Sithyka Khon dancer
  • James F. Ingalls lighting designer
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
  • Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
  • Fernando Malvar-Ruiz Artistic Director
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Lang Lang & Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2

Joined by iconic pianist Lang Lang, Gustavo Dudamel showcases bustling charm and bucolic beauty

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Program

  • BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture
  • HAYDN: Symphony No. 102
  • Intermission
  • BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19

Artists

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