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Get more than ever from your concert experience when you delve into the music with your host, KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen.

Each Inside the Music event includes:

Pre-Concert Video & Podcast
You’ll get a specially created video and podcast about the music on each program, emailed to you ahead of time.

Pre-Concert Presentation
Arrive early (7pm) for additional insights as Brian leads you on a journey through the music, with artist interviews and more, often enhanced with live performances.

Post-Concert Event
Engage with guest artists and members of the LA Phil through post-concert interviews and Q&A sessions.

3 Events
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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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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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Salonen’s Rite of Spring

Esa-Pekka Salonen recreates Stravinsky’s revolutionary genius.

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Program

  • STRAVINSKY Funeral Song
  • STRAVINSKY Agon
  • Intermission
  • STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor