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  • THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC’S 2012 OPENING NIGHT GALA, THE PHILHARMONIC DANCES, PROGRAM CONFIRMED
  • Aug. 13, 2012
  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012, AT 7PM

     

    Single Tickets for the 2012/13 Season On Sale Beginning August 19

     

    WHAT:            

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic begins its 2012/13 season with an evening honoring the rich tradition of dance rhythms in orchestral music with its Opening Night Concert and Gala: The Philharmonic Dances, led by Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, Thursday, September 27, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The concert program, presented in collaboration with Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center, includes musical selections from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, danced by American Ballet Theatre stars Roberto Bolle and Veronika Part; world premiere choreography to John Adams’ The Chairman Dances by Barak Marshall featuring Los Angeles’ own BODYTRAFFIC dance company; and a suite from Leonard Bernstein’s On the Town, danced by a corps of Broadway’s finest dancers.

    The Philharmonic Dances opens with a pre-concert cocktail reception, at 6 pm, followed by the 7 pm concert, with dinner and dancing to follow.

    Proceeds will support the LA Phil and its community and education programs, including YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles). Gala package tickets range in price from $2,500 to $15,000 and include a charitable contribution. Please call 213.972.3051 for information.

    Single tickets for the entire 2012/13 season are available for purchase beginning August 19.

    The Gala Committee for the 2012 Los Angeles Philharmonic benefit at Walt Disney Concert Hall includes Gala Co-Chairs Joan Hotchkis and Carolyn Powers; Honorary Chairs Eloisa Maturén Dudamel; Wallis Annenberg, David C. Bohnett, Lynn A. Booth, Edye Broad, Jane B. Eisner, Carol Colburn Grigor, Joyce A. Kresa, Ginny Mancini, Soraya Sarah Nazarian, Diane B. Paul, Ann Ronus, Nancy S. Sanders, Carla Sands, Rivka Seiden, Cio Soler, Sutton Stracke, Alyce Williamson and Marilyn Ziering.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Gala is made possible with the proud support of Rolex.

    Program to include:

     ADAMS             The Chairman Dances

     TCHAIKOVSKY    Selections from Swan Lake

     BERNSTEIN        Suite from On the Town

     For more information, please visit: http://laphil.com/1213Gala

     

                            WHO:           

                            LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

                            GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor

                            ROBERTO BOLLE, dancer

                            VERONIKA PART, dancer

    BODYTRAFFIC, dance company

     

                            WHEN:          

                            Thursday, September 27, 2012

                            Cocktail reception, 6 PM

                            Concert, 7 PM

                            Dinner and dancing to follow

                           

    WHERE:          

    Walt Disney Concert Hall

    111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

    HOW TO PURCHASE:    

    Gala package tickets, $2,500 to $15,000 are on sale now. Please call 213.972.3051 for information.

    Subscriptions for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2012/13 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall are currently available. To purchase, please visit LAPhil.com, the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet. To order by phone with credit card, please call the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office at 323.850.2000, or Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000.

    Single tickets for the 2012/13 season are available for purchase beginning August 19. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.

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  • contact:

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    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org

    Lisa White, 213.972.3408, lwhite@laphil.org