Directed by Yuval Sharon with Narration by Bruce Vilanch, the Production Features Conductor Marc Lowenstein Leading the LA Phil New Music Group in a Performance Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Late Composer's Birth
Tuesday, June 13, at 8:00PM
Los Angeles, CA (April 12, 2017) - The Los Angeles Philharmonic today announced the cast for the presentation of Lou Harrison's Young Caesar on Tuesday, June 13, at 8:00PM, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. In celebration of what would have been the late composer's 100th birthday (May 14), experimental opera producer/director, and the LA Phil's Artist-Collaborator, Yuval Sharon directs Harrison's sublime and sinuous, gamelan-inspired depiction of Caesar's love for another man, before his rise to power and fame.
Leading the LA Phil New Music Group in the one-night-only performance is conductor Marc Lowenstein. The cast includes Bruce Vilanch (narrator), Adam Fisher (Caesar), David Adam Moore (Nicomedes), Nancy Maultsby (Julia), Delaram Kamareh (Cornelia), and Timur Bekbosunov (Dionysus), and also features dancers, along with men of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.
Young Caesar is part of the LA Phil's 2016/17 Green Umbrella series, an innovative and unique series of new music overseen by LA Phil Creative Chair John Adams.
Details are as follows. For full artist biographies, please visit LAPhil.com.
Tuesday, June 13, at 8:00 PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group
Mark Lowenstein, conductor
Yuval Sharon, artistic and stage director
Robert Gordon, libretto
Danny Dolan, choreographer
Christopher Kuhl, lighting designer
Dan Selon, costume designer
Jason H. Thompson and Kaitlyn Pietras, projection and video designers
Bill Alves, transcriber
Eva Soltes, creative consultant
Adam Fisher, Caesar
David Adam Moore, Nicomedes
Bruce Vilanch, Narrator
Nancy Maultsby, Julia
Delaram Kamareh, Cornelia
Timur Bekbosunov, Dionysus
Lou Becker, Andrew Pearson, Austin Westbay,
Raymond Ejiofor, Malachi Middleton, Drew Hinkley, dancers
Men of the Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, Artistic Director
HARRISON Young Caesar
Please note this production contains mature content.
Performance edition co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and The Industry in cooperation with the Harrison House Music, Arts & Ecology.
Tickets for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2016/17 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall are currently available. To purchase, please visit LAPhil.com or the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music Director & Artistic 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 extends from September through June at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 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.