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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.

Walt Disney Concert Hall Opening Night Gala

2019's Gala invited three Music Directors from past and present to share the stage for the ultimate gala celebration, right on the LA Phil’s actual 100th birthday.

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Hollywood Bowl Opening Night

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 13, 2020
2019's gala began with an exclusive VIP pre-concert cocktail reception and a gourmet dinner, followed by a spectacular concert with a fireworks finale.

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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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Further Information

For more information about Special Events, please contact:


Sara Kim
Director, Individual Giving

Morgan Walton
Manager, Special Events

Angie Lee
Associate Manager, Special Events

Melissa Meyers
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 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