Founded in 1919, the LA Phil has a long-standing tradition of artistic innovation and community engagement. Its home is the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall, designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry. This stunning venue provides a remarkable setting for captivating performances, showcasing the orchestra's exceptional talent and the acoustical brilliance of the hall.
Under the leadership of Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, the LA Phil has garnered widespread acclaim for its diverse programming and adventurous spirit. The orchestra's repertoire spans classical masterpieces, contemporary works, and groundbreaking collaborations across various genres and art forms. Dudamel's dynamic and charismatic conducting style has captivated audiences worldwide, earning him a reputation as one of the most influential conductors of his generation.
Beyond its exceptional concerts, the LA Phil is deeply committed to music education and community outreach. Its educational initiatives, such as Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA), provide free instrumental and ensemble training to underserved youth in the Los Angeles area. These programs aim to inspire the next generation of musicians and foster a lifelong love for music.
The LA Phil also hosts a variety of special events and festivals throughout the year, including the celebrated "LA Phil LIVE" series, which broadcasts performances to cinemas worldwide, allowing audiences everywhere to experience the orchestra's brilliance.
In addition to its regular season at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the LA Phil embarks on international tours, showcasing its exceptional musicianship and cultural diplomacy. The orchestra has performed in prestigious venues across the globe, including the Berlin Philharmonie, the Royal Albert Hall in London, and the Sydney Opera House.
Whether you're a classical music aficionado or a curious newcomer, the Los Angeles Philharmonic offers an extraordinary musical journey that transcends boundaries and ignites the senses. Experience the power of live orchestral performances and immerse yourself in the transformative world of the LA Phil.
Payare is joined by soprano Hannigan in a diverse program crested by a performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.
Nathalie Stutzmann transports you to a dusky, foreboding realm, where hope and light are at perpetual odd with fierce storms and undulating shadows.
A performance driven by a transformative energy where we explore Honegger's third as well as Brahms' fourth and final symphony.
Semyon Bychkov is joined by Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov in this double-bill of modern Russian classics.
Schubert's lyrical 'Unfinished' 8th Symphony leads off this charismatic concert and concludes by featuring Anton Bruckner's sacred 9th.
Enjoy this exceptional performance featuring our soprano in Mendelssohn's 'Lobgesang'.