Violinist Leila Josefowicz and Principal Guest Conductor Susanna Mälkki partner for the U.S. premiere of Luca Francesconi’s Duende – The Dark Notes, Emmanuelle Haïm conducts a program of 18th-century music, and acclaimed conductor/composer Matthias Pintscher leads violinist Renaud Capuçon and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the West Coast premiere of his concerto, mar’eh. The series closes with two epic programs: Bernstein’s sweeping Mass helmed by Gustavo Dudamel, and a pairing of Holst’s The Planets with Andrew Norman’s A Trip to the Moon.

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Symphonie Fantastique with Susanna Mälkki

Experience the energy of Berlioz’ dream-induced symphony.

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Program

  • Hector BERLIOZ: “Queen Mab” Scherzo
  • Luca FRANCESCONI: Duende – The Dark Notes (U.S. premiere)
  • Hector BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Susanna Mälkki conductor
  • Leila Josefowicz violin
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Bach & Pergolesi

A highly acclaimed conducting talent leads a trio of 18th century masterpieces.

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Program

  • Henry PURCELL: Suite from The Fairy Queen
  • Jean-Philippe RAMEAU: Suite from Les Indes Galantes
  • BACH: Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Stabat mater

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Emmanuelle Haïm conductor
  • Laura Claycomb soprano
  • Christophe Dumaux countertenor
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Debussy, Ravel, & Beyond

Acclaimed conductor/composer Matthias Pintscher interprets French masters.

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Program

  • RAVEL: Rapsodie espagnole
  • Matthias PINTSCHER: mar’eh (West Coast premiere)
  • DEBUSSY: Iberia from Images
  • Paul DUKAS: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Matthias Pintscher conductor
  • Renaud Capuçon violin
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Bernstein's Mass with Dudamel

Dudamel marshals singers, choirs, dancers, a rock band and a marching band for Bernstein’s Mass.

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Program

  • BERNSTEIN: Mass

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Elkhanah Pulitzer director
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
  • Los Angeles Children's Chorus
  • Anne Tomlinson Artistic Director
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A Trip to the Moon

An exhilarating new work for children and families takes its inspiration from Georges Méliès’ adaptation of the Jules Verne classic.

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Program

  • Andrew NORMAN: A Trip to the Moon (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • HOLST: The Planets

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Teddy Abrams conductor
  • Yuval Sharon director
  • Diana Wyenn associate director and choreographer
  • Takeshi Kata set design
  • Christopher Kuhl lighting designer
  • Jason H. Thompson video design
  • Kaitlyn Pietras video design
  • Mark Grey sound designer
  • Ann Closs-Farley costume designer
  • Peter Tantsits Georges Méliès
  • Lauren Snouffer Eoa
  • Eve Gigliotti Queen of the Moon People
  • Theo Hoffman Moon Man
  • Clayton Farris Professor Barbenfouillis
  • Todd Strange Nostradamus
  • Kalean Ung Alcofrisbas
  • Jon Lee Keenan Omega
  • James Hayden Micromegas
  • Carolyn Michelle Smith Parafaragaramus
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
  • Los Angeles Children's Chorus
  • Anne Tomlinson Artistic Director
  • Hoover Street Elementary School Chorus
  • Paula Ludwig Van Houten Music Director
  • Members of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA)
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Schumann Focus: Symphony No. 1 • Piano Concerto

Dudamel and Mitsuko Uchida – one of the world’s foremost Schumann interpreters – launch the Schumann Focus with the German master’s beloved Piano Concerto, and Dudamel leads his vibrant “Spring” Symphony.

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Program

  • SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
  • Intermission
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1, in B-flat major, Op. 38, “Spring”

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Mitsuko Uchida piano