Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic kick off this series with Mozart’s gorgeous Clarinet Concerto and selections from The Magic Flute. The LA Phil’s new Principal Guest Conductor Susanna Mälkki presides over an evening of Mendelssohn, and beloved violinist Itzhak Perlman presides over an evening of Bach, Brahms and Elgar. A series highlight is Bernstein’s highly dramatic theater piece, Mass, which will feature a huge ensemble led by Dudamel. The series also includes a rare performance of Vaughan Williams’ Sixth Symphony and an all-Schumann evening featuring cellist Sol Gabetta.

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Mozart 1791: Scenes from The Magic Flute

Dudamel soars as he conducts selections from Mozart’s enchanted opera.

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Program

  • MOZART: Clarinet Concerto, K. 622
  • MOZART: Selections from The Magic Flute, K. 620

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Martin Fröst clarinet
  • Julia Bullock Pamina
  • Paul Appleby Tamino
  • Elliot Madore Papageno
  • Jessica Pratt Queen of the Night
  • Additional artists to be announced
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Be enchanted by the orchestral magic of this wonderful program of Shakespeare and Mendelssohn.

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Program

  • MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (with scenes from Shakespeare’s play)

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Susanna Mälkki conductor
  • Women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale performer
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
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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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Itzhak Perlman Plays & Conducts

The beloved violinist and conductor brings his artistry to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Program

  • BACH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
  • BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn
  • ELGAR: Enigma Variations

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Itzhak Perlman violin and conductor
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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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Mozart & Vaughan Williams

Join us for a night of incomparable piano and masterful symphonic music.

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Program

  • BACEWICZ: Overture
  • MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 18, K. 456, “Paradis”
  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No. 6 in E minor

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Andrew Manze conductor
  • Richard Goode piano
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Dudamel Conducts Beethoven 9 & Bernstein

Two works for orchestra with chorus showcase musical intensity and incisive detail in an expert pairing.

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Program

  • BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms
  • Intermission
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • John Holiday countertenor
  • Julianna Di Giacomo soprano
  • Jennifer Johnson Cano mezzo-soprano
  • Michael König tenor
  • Craig Colclough bass-baritone
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Grant Gershon Artistic Director
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Schumann Focus: Symphony No. 3 • Cello Concerto

Gifted Argentine virtuoso Sol Gabetta plays Schumann’s tune-filled Cello Concerto. Dudamel reveals the soaring, noble and invigorating world of the “Rhenish” Symphony.

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Program

  • SCHUMANN: Overture to Genoveva, Op. 81
  • SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
  • Intermission
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3, in E-flat major, Op. 97, “Rhenish”

Artists

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Gustavo Dudamel conductor
  • Sol Gabetta cello