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  • LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ANNOUNCES 2014/15 SEASON UPDATES AT WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
  • April 1, 2014
  • 2014 Deck The Hall Holiday Concerts to Include Performances by The Manhattan Transfer, Chanticleer, The Klezmatics, Arturo Sandoval, and New Year’s Eve with Pink Martini

     

    Artist Additions to the 14/15 Subscription Season Include Martha Argerich (piano), Natalie Dessay (soprano), Miah Persson (soprano), and Stéphanie-Marie Degand (violin)

    WHAT:        The Los Angeles Philharmonic announces programming updates to the 2014/15 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

    The 2014 Deck the Hall holiday concerts, just added, will include The Manhattan Transfer Christmas Show (Dec. 16), A Chanticleer Christmas (Dec. 18), Holiday Organ Spectacular (Dec. 19), Holiday Sing-Along (Dec. 20), The Klezmatics’ Happy Joyous Hanukkah (Dec. 22), Arturo Sandoval and his L.A. All-Star Big Band Christmas (Dec. 23), and New Year’s Eve with Pink Martini (Dec. 31).

    Additional program updates include: pianist Martha Argerich replacing Piotr Anderszewski February 12, 14 and 15, 2015 performing Schumann’s Piano Concerto; soprano Natalie Dessay and violinist Stéphanie-Marie Degand performing April 10-12, 2015 in a program of Vivaldi and Handel; soprano Miah Persson performing December 19-21, 2014 on an all-Mozart program; and Illapu and Ana Tijoux joining as special guests for Gracias a la Vida: The Rebel Spirit of Violeta Parra on April 25, 2015.

    COMPLETE LIST OF UPDATES FOR 2014/15 SEASON AT WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL (signified in red):

    PROGRAM UPDATE:
    Saturday, October 18, 2014
    10 AM (workshops) / 11 AM (performance)
    Saturday, October 25, 2014
    10 AM (workshops) / 11 AM (performance)

    Toyota Symphonies for Youth

    What Do French Fries Sound Like?

    Walt Disney Concert Hall’s unique and majestic organ, aptly nicknamed the “French fries,” celebrates its 10th birthday with a concert that utilizes all 6,134 metal and wooden pipes.

    CONCERT ADDITION:
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 8 PM
    Deck the Hall: The Manhattan Transfer Christmas Show
    Good cheer will abound with the timeless, uplifting pop-bop sounds of this beloved jazz vocal group.

    CONCERT ADDITION:
    Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 8 PM
    Deck the Hall: A Chanticleer Christmas
    Stunningly beautiful singing and an invigoratingly eclectic program make this evening a personal favorite.

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Friday, December 19, 2014, at 11 AM
    Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 8 PM
    Sunday, December 21, 2014, at 2 PM

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Bernard Labadie, conductor
    Miah Persson, soprano
    Beatrice Rana, piano
    All-MOZART program:
    Overture to La clemenza di Tito
    Arias for soprano
    Piano Concerto No. 9, K. 271
    Symphony No. 39, K. 543

    CONCERT ADDITION:
    Friday, December 19, 2014, at 8 PM
    Deck the Hall: Holiday Organ Spectacular
    David Higgs, organ
    This holiday, be revitalized by the beauty and majesty of Walt Disney Concert Hall’s magnificent organ in its 10th birthday season.

    CONCERT ADDITION:
    Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 11:30 AM and 2 PM
    Deck the Hall: Holiday Sing-Along
    Lift your voice and sing along to all your favorite holiday songs.

    CONCERT ADDITION:
    Monday, December 22, 2014, at 8 PM
    Deck the Hall: The Klezmatics’ Happy Joyous Hanukkah
    The Klezmatics’ unique blend of traditional klezmer with Eastern European, Latin, Celtic, Afro-Caribbean, and folk-flavored music have made them a huge success worldwide.

    CONCERT ADDITION:
    Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at 8 PM
    Deck the Hall: Arturo Sandoval and his L.A. All-Star Big Band Christmas
    Ten-time Grammy-winner Arturo Sandoval and his band celebrate with Christmas tunes in styles ranging from swinging big band and sizzling Latin rhythms to be-bop and ballads.

    CONCERT ADDITION:
    Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at 7 PM and 10:30 PM
    Deck the Hall: New Year’s Eve with Pink Martini
    Ring in the New Year with Pink Martini’s unforgettable fusion of Brazilian samba, ‘30s Cuban dance, Parisian café and Japanese film noir.

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 8 PM
    Celebrity Recital
    Itzhak Perlman, violin
    Rohan De Silva, piano
    Program to be announced

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 8 PM
    Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 2 PM
    Sunday, February 15, 2015, at 2 PM
    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Juraj Valčuha, conductor
    Piotr Anderszewski, piano
    Martha Argerich, pian

    BRITTEN Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
    SCHUMANN Piano Concerto
    STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Friday, April 10, 2015, at 8 PM
    Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 8 PM
    Sunday, April 12, 2015, at 2 PM
    VIVALDI CONCERTOS & HANDEL
    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor
    Natalie Dessay, soprano
    Stéphanie-Marie Degand, violin

    VIVALDI selections from The Four Seasons
    HANDEL selections from Giulio Cesare

    PROGRAM CHANGE:
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 8 PM
    Celebrity Recital Series
    Hélène Grimaud, piano

    BERIO Wasserklavier
    LISZT St. François de Paule marchant sur les flots
    Les jeux d'eau à la Villa d’Este
    SCHUBERT/LISZT “Auf dem Wasser zu singen”
    RAVEL Jeux d'eau
    Ondine
    ALBÉNIZ Almería (from Iberia)
    TAKEMITSU Rain Tree Sketch II
    JANÁCEK In the Mist (No. 1, No. 4)
    FAURÉ Barcarolle No. 5
    DEBUSSY La cathédrale engloutie
    The snow is dancing
    Étude XI “pour les Arpèges composés”
    Poissons d'or
    L’isle joyeuse

    ARTIST UPDATE:
    Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 8 PM
    World Music
    Gracias a la Vida: The Rebel Spirit of Violeta Parra
    Illapu, Ana Tijoux, special guests
    additional artists to be announced

    Known as the most important singer-songwriter-storyteller in the history of Chile, Violeta Parra sang about struggle, defiance and triumph. Her songs were the basis for Chile's "New Song" movement, which spread throughout Latin America and beyond. Chile’s leading artists pay tribute to the rebel legend.

    For a complete calendar, please visit LAPhil.com

    WHERE:      WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
    111 S. Grand Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90012

    TICKETS:    Subscriptions are currently on sale at LAPhil.com, the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, or via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000. For more information, please call 323.850.2000. 

    CONTACT: PR Office, 213.972.3034
    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org 
    Lisa Bellamore, 213.972.3689,
    lbellamore@laphil.org 
    Lisa White, 213.972. 3408, lwhite@laphil.org 
    Lillian Matchett, 213.972.3406,
    lmatchett@laphil.org

     

    For Deck the Hall holiday concerts, please contact:
    Laura Cohen, PR Consultant, 310.867.3897, lcmediapr@gmail.com     

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