Buddha Passion

The composer for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon creates another stunning, evening-length oratorio.


  • Tan DUN : Buddha Passion (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission)


  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Sen Guo soprano
  • Huiling Zhu mezzo-soprano
  • Kang Wang tenor
  • Shenyang bass-baritone
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director

About This Performance

Following on the stunning success of his Water Passion after St. Matthew, Tan Dun (composer for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) has created another evening-length oratorio, this time based on stories inspired by the Dunhuang Cave paintings.

Pre and Post-concert Events:

Inside the Music, 7pm
The Inside the Music pre-concert event begins at 7pm on stage with Brian Lauritzen.
After the concert, stay for a post-show Q&A with Brian and the artists.

Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.