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  • Apr. 12, 2017
  • Directed by Yuval Sharon with Narration by Bruce Vilanch, the Production Features Conductor Marc Lowenstein Leading the LA Phil New Music Group in a Performance Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Late Composer's Birth

    Tuesday, June 13, at 8:00PM

    Los Angeles, CA (April 12, 2017) - The Los Angeles Philharmonic today announced the cast for the presentation of Lou Harrison's Young Caesar on Tuesday, June 13, at 8:00PM, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. In celebration of what would have been the late composer's 100th birthday (May 14), experimental opera producer/director, and the LA Phil's Artist-Collaborator, Yuval Sharon directs Harrison's sublime and sinuous, gamelan-inspired depiction of Caesar's love for another man, before his rise to power and fame.

    Leading the LA Phil New Music Group in the one-night-only performance is conductor Marc Lowenstein. The cast includes Bruce Vilanch (narrator), Adam Fisher (Caesar), David Adam Moore (Nicomedes), Nancy Maultsby (Julia), Delaram Kamareh (Cornelia), and Timur Bekbosunov (Dionysus), and also features dancers, along with men of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

    Young Caesar is part of the LA Phil's 2016/17 Green Umbrella series, an innovative and unique series of new music overseen by LA Phil Creative Chair John Adams.

    Details are as follows. For full artist biographies, please visit

    Tuesday, June 13, at 8:00 PM
    Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group
    The Industry
    Mark Lowenstein, conductor
    Yuval Sharon, artistic and stage director
    Robert Gordon, libretto
    Danny Dolan, choreographer
    Christopher Kuhl, lighting designer
    Dan Selon, costume designer
    Jason H. Thompson and Kaitlyn Pietras, projection and video designers
    Bill Alves, transcriber
    Eva Soltes, creative consultant

    Adam Fisher, Caesar
    David Adam Moore, Nicomedes
    Bruce Vilanch, Narrator
    Nancy Maultsby, Julia
    Delaram Kamareh, Cornelia
    Timur Bekbosunov, Dionysus
    Lou Becker, Andrew Pearson, Austin Westbay,
    Raymond Ejiofor, Malachi Middleton, Drew Hinkley, dancers
    Men of the Los Angeles Master Chorale
       Grant Gershon, Artistic Director

    HARRISON Young Caesar

    Please note this production contains mature content.

    Performance edition co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and The Industry in cooperation with the Harrison House Music, Arts & Ecology.

    Tickets for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2016/17 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall are currently available. To purchase, please visit or the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music Director & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres - orchestral, chamber and Baroque music, organ and celebrity recitals, new music, jazz, world music and pop - at two of L.A.'s iconic venues, Walt Disney Concert Hall ( the Hollywood Bowl ( The LA Phil's season extends from September through June at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and throughout the summer at the Hollywood Bowl. With the preeminent Los Angeles Philharmonic at the foundation of its offerings, the LA Phil aims to enrich and transform lives through music, with a robust mix of artistic, education and community programs.


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