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  • FRIDAY EVENING SERIES AT WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL OFFER IMMERSIVE ENHANCEMENTS TO THE CLASSICAL CONCERT EXPERIENCE
  • Oct. 3, 2014
  • Los Angeles, October 3, 2014 – The Los Angeles Philharmonic offers three Friday evening concert series, both old and new, for the 2014/15 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall which enhance the traditional concert presentation: Casual Fridays, in/SIGHT, and Inside the Music with Brian Lauritzen

    The LA Phil’s popular Casual Fridays returns on October 17. This series provides patrons the opportunity to connect with the music and musicians in an engaging yet informal atmosphere. The evening includes an introduction from an orchestra member and a slightly shorter program with no intermission. Following each performance, there will be a Q&A with the artists on stage and a complimentary beer tasting hosted by local craft brewery Golden Road. Attendees will be able to sample several of Golden Road’s beers and mingle with members of the orchestra. Please note that the February 20 Casual Friday show will not include the Golden Road Brewing beer tasting. 

    For more information on Casual Fridays, including concert listings, visit http://www.laphil.com/casualfridays

    Responding to its evolving audience, the LA Phil introduces in/SIGHT on November 7. A new multidisciplinary series, in/SIGHT features works by prominent video artists in tandem with orchestral and choral selections to engage both the auditory and visual senses of LA Phil audiences. All four concerts in this series are enhanced with video installations, and in some cases, additional artistic elements, for a complete and immersive experience. (These performances are also presented on various other subscription series during the respective weekends.)

    For more information on in/SIGHT, including concert listings, visit http://www.laphil.com/insight

    Dedicated to empowering audiences to have more fulfilling and connected concert experiences, the LA Phil is excited to present Inside the Music with Brian Lauritzen beginning on November 21. This new series is a ticket to a guided journey through four diverse orchestral concerts and an invitation to learn about the music, discover how it intersects with our lives, and experience concerts in a whole new way. Award-winning KUSC classical radio personality and modern music journalist Brian Lauritzen hosts this five-part experience in concert-going. This interactive series will include a Lauritzen-produced video sent to audience members before each performance, pre-and-post concert discussions with host and artists, and ways to engage online for further exploration.

    For more information on Inside the Music with Brian Lauritzen, including concert listings, visit http://www.laphil.com/insidethemusic

    Subscriptions and single tickets for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2014/15 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall are currently available. To purchase, please visit 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.

    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 September 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.

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  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, sjefferies@laphil.org, 213.972.3422
    Andrew Schwartz, aschwartz@laphil.org, 213.972.3406
    Photos: 213.972.3034