Leila Josefowicz’s performance of a new violin concerto by Luca Francesconi with the Los Angeles Philharmonic kicks off this series. An afternoon of 18th-century programming features music by Bach, Purcell, and Pergolesi. Former Resident Conductor Lionel Bringuier leads a performance of Bruch’s Violin Concerto featuring Principal Concertmaster Martin Chalifour. The series closes with Gustavo Dudamel’s focus on the pure-hearted music of Schumann, which includes Mitsuko Uchida’s performance of the great Romantic composer’s sole piano concerto.

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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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Hilary Hahn Plays Bernstein

Preeminent violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn will hold you spellbound.

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Program

  • Tania LEÓN: new work for orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • BERNSTEIN: Serenade (after Plato’s “Symposium”)
  • RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 3

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Miguel Harth-Bedoya conductor
  • Hilary Hahn 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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Pictures at an Exhibition

Mussorgsky’s masterwork carries us through a spectrum of emotions linked by a stately promenade.

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Program

  • RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin
  • Nico MUHLY: Register, for Organ and Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • James Conlon conductor
  • James McVinnie organ
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Brahms and Dvořák

It’s an afternoon of show-stopping talent and beloved Romantic masterpieces.

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Program

  • BRAHMS: Tragic Overture, Op. 81
  • BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1, in G minor, Op. 26
  • DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8, in G major, Op. 88

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Lionel Bringuier conductor
  • Martin Chalifour violin
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Dudamel Conducts Salonen & Shostakovich

The first performances of our Conductor Laureate’s latest orchestral work, plus Shostakovich’s most popular symphony.

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Program

  • Esa-Pekka SALONEN: Pollux (World Premiere, LA Phil commission with generous support from Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting)
  • VARÈSE: Amériques
  • SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
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Schumann Focus: Symphony No. 2 • Piano Concerto

Dudamel and the LA Phil bring Schumann’s uplifting Second Symphony to life and are joined by renowned Schumann pianist Mitsuko Uchida for one of the greatest of all Romantic piano concertos.

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Program

  • SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
  • Intermission
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2, in C major, Op. 61

Artists

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