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Paolo Bortolameolli © Los Angeles Philharmonic
Los Angeles

Dvořák and Saint-Saëns provide light summer fare at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 02 August 2018
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Stéphane Denève © Drew Farrell
Los Angeles

Denève and Hadelich eloquent, bold in Sibelius and Ravel at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 24 July 2018
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Russell Thomas © Fay Fox
Los Angeles

Dudamel serves up Otello at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 15 July 2018
***11
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Katia and Marielle Labèque © Weigold & Böhm
Los Angeles

LA Phil returns home, licks wounds, soldiers on

By , 12 May 2018
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Gustavo Dudamel © Vern Evans
Los Angeles

LA Phil’s multimedia Das Lied von der Erde is a sight to hear

By , 06 April 2018
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Lionel Bringuier © Paolo Dutto
Los Angeles

Bringuier brings Gallic flair to Brahms and Dvořák in LA

By , 22 March 2018
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Herbert Blomstedt © U.K. Lengemann
Los Angeles

Forever young: Blomstedt leads LA Phil in Beethoven and Sibelius

By , 16 March 2018
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
Los Angeles

Salonen revives Wing On Wing... and it flies!

By , 16 February 2018
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Benjamin Suomela
Los Angeles

A rousing reunion for Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

By , 09 February 2018
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
Los Angeles

A portrait of a world drawn closer, as depicted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

By , 08 February 2018
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Bernstein's Mass with Dudamel © Craig T Mathew | Mathew Imaging courtesy of LA Philharmonic Association
Los Angeles

Bernstein's Mass gushes, swoons and rages under Dudamel in LA

By , 01 February 2018
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Gustavo Dudamel © Vern Evans
Los Angeles

Dudamel celebrates his birthday with a new percussion concerto by Joseph Pereira

By , 26 January 2018
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Susanna Mälkki © Simon Fowler
Los Angeles

Hong, Byers and Loo step in for Zimmermann's Cello Concerto at Disney Hall

By , 19 January 2018
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Michael Tilson Thomas © Chris Wahlberg
Los Angeles

MTT brings maverick approach to Bruckner's Seventh in Los Angeles

By , 14 December 2017
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Xian Zhang © Benjamin Ealovega
Los Angeles

Xian Zhang thrills in Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev at Disney Hall

By , 10 December 2017
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Emmanuelle Haïm © Simon Fowler
Los Angeles

Emmanuelle Haïm brings early music to the LA Phil

By , 17 November 2017
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Charles Dutoit © Chris Lee
Los Angeles

Clockwork precision and sparkle in Dutoit's all-Ravel program in Los Angeles

By , 10 November 2017
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Philippe Jordan © JF Leclercq
Los Angeles

Morning Wagner at the Los Angeles Philharmonic

By , 28 April 2017
*****
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Gustavo Dudamel © Nohely Oliveros
San Francisco

Dudamel and the LA Phil: Well Played in San Francisco!

By , 31 October 2016
*****
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Gautier Capuçon © Gregory Batardon
Los Angeles

French classics from Capuçon and Morlot as the Hollywood Bowl's summer nears its end

By , 13 September 2016
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Gustavo Dudamel © Mark Hanauer
Los Angeles

Waves of spiritual energy: Dudamel conducts Pärt and Mozart in LA

By , 19 May 2016
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Gustavo Dudamel © Keith Sheriff | Barbican
London

Dudamel's Mahler grows up: a transcendent Third with the LA Phil

By , 24 March 2016
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Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic © Keith Sheriff | Barbican
London

Residency in the Celestial City: LA Phil at the Barbican

By , 23 March 2016
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Gustavo Dudamel © RIchard Reinsdorf
Los Angeles

A bright Mahlerian cosmos from Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic

By , 03 March 2016
****1
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Camilla Tilling © Craig T. Mathew | Mathew Imaging
Los Angeles

Definitive Pelléas and Mélisande at the LA Phil

By , 19 February 2016
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Ludovic Morlot © Sussie Ahlburg
Los Angeles

Music for a While: Beguiled by Beethoven and John Luther Adams in Los Angeles

By , 14 November 2015
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Gustavo Dudamel © Nohely Oliveros
Los Angeles

Dudamel combines forces in stirring Beethoven's Ninth

By , 06 October 2015
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Gustavo Dudamel © Nohely Oliveros
Los Angeles

Stars align for Dudamel and Mozart at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 30 July 2015
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Narek Hakhnazaryan © Intermusica
Los Angeles

In Hollywood Bowl debut, Narek Hakhnazaryan outshines star-cross'd lovers

By , 09 July 2015
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© Steven Mackey
Los Angeles

Intriguing pairing of Mackey and Reich leads to provocative results at the LA Phil

By , 29 May 2015
****1
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Siudy Garrido © Kike San Martín
Los Angeles

Dudamel’s Iberian-theme brings flair with frayed flamenco.

By , 21 May 2015
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Jane Henschel (Queen of Hearts) © Mathew Imaging
Los Angeles

A bizarre ride: Chin's enveloping Alice in Wonderland makes West Coast debut

By , 27 February 2015
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Michael Tilson Thomas © Chris Wahlberg
Los Angeles

Semi-staged Missa solemnis marks Tilson Thomas' 70th birthday

By , 09 January 2015
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Gil Shaham © Luke Ratray
Los Angeles

Gil Shaham and Stéphane Denève offer insights into Bartók and Rachmaninov

By , 25 April 2014
****1
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Gustavo Dudamel © Richard Reinsdorf
Montreal

Hollywood in Montreal: Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic

By , 20 March 2014
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Yuja Wang © Felix Broede
New York City

Yuja Wang brings breakneck speeds and high emotion to Lincoln Center

By , 17 March 2014
*****
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Krzysztof Urbanski © Joanna Urbanska
Los Angeles

The LA Phil’s “Casual Friday” with Chopin and Prokofiev is no light entertainment

By , 24 January 2014
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Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl  ©  Mathew Imaging
Los Angeles

Dudamel conducts Verdi's Requiem with revelatory results at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 13 August 2013
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Bramwell Tovey  ©  David Cooper
Los Angeles

Johannes Moser and Bramwell Tovey play Elgar at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 16 July 2013
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Gil Shaham  ©  Luke Ratray
Los Angeles

Shaham and Tilson Thomas play Sibelius, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky at the Hollywood Bowl

By , 11 July 2013
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Hollywood Bowl Shell  ©  Courtesy of Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
Los Angeles

Michael Tilson Thomas' Mahler 2 opens the Hollywood Bowl classical series

By , 09 July 2013
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©  Craig T. Mathew & Greg Grudt/Mathew Imaging
Los Angeles

Alden's Marriage of Figaro at the LA Phil leaves out Da Ponte

By , 25 May 2013
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Lang Lang  ©  Peter Hönnemann - under exclusive license to Sony Classical for Lang Lang’s new release "The Chopin Album"
Los Angeles

Loving Lang Lang: Heroic Tchaikovsky and Nielsen with Dudamel in Los Angeles

By , 02 May 2013
*****
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Lionel Bringuier  © Jonathan Grimbert-Barré
Los Angeles

Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Lionel Bringuier with the LA Philharmonic in Saint-Säens and Ravel

By , 26 April 2013
****1
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Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Philharmonic Orchestra at the Barbican  ©  Mark Allan
London

Stupendously good: The LA Phil and Dudamel explore colour at the Barbican

By , 17 March 2013
*****
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European première of The Gospel According to the Other Mary at the Barbican  ©  Keith Sheriff
London

The Gospel according to Peter Sellars: The LA Phil bring a European première to the Barbican

By , 16 March 2013
***11
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Charles Dutoit
Los Angeles

Dutoit leads LA Phil in Valentine’s Day concert

By , 14 February 2013
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Emanuel Ax  ©   Lisa Marie Mazzucco
Los Angeles

LA Phil and Morlot offer mixed bag of Dutilleux, Mozart, and Beethoven

By , 24 January 2013
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Pablo Heras-Casado  ©  Felix Broede
Los Angeles

LA Phil finds focus on Bartók, Kodály – but not on Eötvös

By , 20 January 2013
****1
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Zubin Mehta  ©  Oded Antman
Los Angeles

Mehta and the LA Phil celebrate their 50th anniversary together

By , 13 December 2012
****1
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