The Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates each of its season openings with extraordinary events that have become the city's proudest cultural traditions.
Set in two iconic concert venues, these exciting parties raise significant operating funds which support the LA Phil and its learning initiatives. We hope you will consider taking part in these two wonderful traditions in your support of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Walt Disney Concert Hall Opening Night Gala
Thursday October 24, 2019
Three Music Directors from past and present share the stage for the ultimate gala celebration, right on the LA Phil’s actual 100th birthday.
Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2020
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 13, 2020
2019's Opening Night included hundreds enjoying the ultimate Hollywood Bowl experience as Opening Night Patrons! The gala began with an exclusive VIP pre-concert cocktail reception and a gourmet dinner, followed by a spectacular concert with a fireworks finale. Mark your calendars for the 2020 Gala and keep an eye out for more information coming soon.
All proceeds from Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl benefit the Los Angeles Philharmonic and its learning and community programs.
Exclusive Donor Events
In addition to Opening Night and Gala celebrations, numerous special events are held throughout the year to engage our supporters at a variety of giving levels.
For more information about Special Events, please contact:
Director, Individual Giving
Manager, Special Events
Associate Manager, Special Events
Assistant Manager, Special Events
213 972 3051
Private Events & Venue Leasing
For information regarding renting out Walt Disney Concert Hall space, please contact the Music Center Bookings Office at 213 972 3600 or visit their website.
To hold a catered event at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, please contact PATINA Catering Group at 213 972 7482
For information regarding renting the Hollywood Bowl, please contact the Hollywood Bowl Rental & Leasing Office at 323 850 2182