2012/13 DECK THE HALL HOLIDAY CONCERTS
AARON NEVILLE’S CHRISTMAS SHOW BRINGS NEW ORLEANS-STYLE HOLIDAY CHEER TO WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
December 18, 2012, at 8 p.m.
Tickets Available August 19, 2012
Celebrating the season with New Orleans holiday cheer, Aaron Neville brings his signature vibrato and unique voice to Christmas carols, R&B favorites and some classic pop tunes for a special one-night-only performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Over the past five decades, the indelible spirit of New Orleans has been synonymous with the musical dynasty known as the Neville Brothers. Aaron Neville’s unmistakable voice, familiar to millions of fans worldwide, has energized concert hall for more than four decades. Ever since his first musical success with "Tell It Like It Is," Neville remains a soulful musical force in his 50th year in recorded music.
Neville will make is Blue Note label debut with a new release, a doo-wop project, due in September, produced by Don Was with Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones.
For his latest release I Know I’ve Been Changed, Neville returned to the music he loved first—gospel music—and reunited with Allen Toussaint, the legendary songwriter, musician and producer who produced Aaron’s first recording session in 1960. Producer Joe Henry and Neville recorded I Know I’ve Been Changed over a period of five days, using a stripped-down production approach to showcase the strength of the twelve handpicked songs, as well as the beauty of Neville’s vocals. On this project Aaron Neville captures the spirit of New Orleans—reflecting the hope of his hometown, drawing hope from his faith, spreading hope through his music.
For more information about LA Phil’s Deck the Hall holiday concerts, please visit LAPhil.com.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres – orchestral, chamber and Baroque music, organ and celebrity recitals, new music, jazz, world music and pop – at two of L.A.’s iconic venues, Walt Disney Concert Hall (www.laphil.com) and the Hollywood Bowl (www.hollywoodbowl.com). The LA Phil’s season at Walt Disney Concert Hall extends from October through May, and throughout the summer at the Hollywood Bowl. With the preeminent Los Angeles Philharmonic at the foundation of its offerings, the LA Phil aims to enrich and transform lives through music, with a robust mix of artistic, education and community programs.
Tickets are available for purchase beginning August 19, 2012 at LAPhil.com, the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet. To order by phone with credit card, please call the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office at 323.850.2000, or Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.