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The Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrates each of its season openings with extraordinary events that have become the city's proudest cultural traditions.

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.

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LA Phil Gala: Celebrating Frank Gehry

Thursday, October 5, 2023

LA Phil marks the 20th anniversary of Walt Disney Concert Hall at its annual gala concert by paying homage to architect Frank Gehry.

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Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2023

Janet Jackson is back on tour to open the Hollywood Bowl 2023 season! With special guest Ludacris. All proceeds benefit the Los Angeles Philharmonic and its Learning and community programs.

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Icons on Inspiration online fundraising event

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Transforming the Opening Night Gala, talented artists and renowned icons joined Gustavo Dudamel and the orchestra to share the music that inspires them in this star-studded online fundraiser.

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Play Your Part: A Benefit for YOLA

Friday, August 7, 2020

Hollywood Bowl Opening Night, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 13, was reimagined into a special online concert that featured Brandi Carlile, Gustavo Dudamel, Thomas Wilkins, members of the LA Phil, and members of YOLA.

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Further Information

For more information about Special Events, please contact:

Sara Kim
Vice President, Philanthropy

Ragan Reviere
Director/Producer, Special Events

Ashley Helm
Assistant Manager, Special Events

Ryan Murphy
Assistant Manager, Special Events

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 Levy Restaurants at 213-972-7565

For information regarding renting the Hollywood Bowl, please contact the Hollywood Bowl Rental & Leasing Of­fice at 323-850-2182