Redefining what an orchestra can be, the LA Phil is as vibrant as Los Angeles, one of the world’s most open and dynamic cities. Led by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, this internationally renowned orchestra harnesses the transformative power of live music to build community, foster intellectual and artistic growth, and nurture the creative spirit.

Join Classical KUSC and the LA Phil this season for 8 nights of great musical performances at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world!

You can see a list of upcoming performances below:

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Schumann and Scheherazade
FRI APR 21 – 11:00AM; SAT APR 22 – 8:00PM; SUN APR 23 – 2:00PM

The great Sunwook Kim enlivens Robert Schumann’s brilliant Piano Concerto. Tianyi Lu leads the thrilling tall tales of Rimsky-Korsakov’s ScheherazadeAnna Clyne, British “composer of uncommon gifts and unusual methods” (The New York Times), offers us her one-movement orchestral piece, designed, as she says, to “evoke a visual journey for the listener.” South Korean-born Sunwook Kim was the youngest person ever to win the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition. Kim shows off his talents on one of the most beloved concertos of the Romantic era, Schumann’s A-minor masterpiece. Another Romantic era jewel, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade will be brought to vivid life by award-winning conductor and former Dudamel Fellow Tianyi Lu.

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Dvořák and Bruckner
FRI MAY 5 – 8:00PM; SAT MAY 6 – 8:00PM; SUN MAY 7 – 2:00PM

Our Principal Concertmaster performs the great Dvořák concerto and the Music Director of the Vienna State Opera leads Anton Bruckner’s epic 7th Symphony. The LA Phil’s revered Principal Concertmaster Martin Chalifour takes the spotlight with the wonderful, tuneful Violin Concerto by Antonín Dvořák, a work that comes right out of the models of Brahms and Beethoven. With extraordinary melodies that transcend ordinary feelings, Bruckner achieved the greatest success in his lifetime with the Seventh Symphony, and it remains his best-known symphony today. Conducting it is one of the masters of our time, Philippe Jordan, head of the Vienna State Opera.

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