Season Schedule

2015/16 Season2016/17 Season

Date / Time / Venue Event / Series Artists / Program Tickets
September, 2015

Tuesday September 29
7:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

IMMORTAL BEETHOVEN: Opening Night Concert & Gala: The Brilliance of Beethoven
Opening Night

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Christoph Waltz, narrator, “Susser Schlaf”
Rachele Gilmore, soprano
Barak Ballet: Beckanne Sisk, Jessica Gadzinski, Hannah Wilcox, Maura Villanueva, Evan Swenson, Ryan Camou
Mariana Ortiz, soprano
J’nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Guerrero, tenor
Soloman Howard, bass
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, artistic director, Los Angeles Master Chorale

All-Beethoven program to include:
Beethoven Selections from Egmont
  Overture
  “Die Trommel geruhret”
  Zwischenactmusik I. Andante
  “Freudvoll und Leidvoll”
  “Susser Schlaf, du kommst wie ein reines gluck”
  Siegessymphonie
Beethoven Selections from Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
  Overture
  Act 2: No. 4 Maestoso - Andante
  Act 2: No. 5 Adagio - Andante Quasi Allegretto
  Act 2: No. 16 Finale
Beethoven Symphony No. 9, 4th movement, “Ode to Joy”

October, 2015

Tuesday October 6
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

IMMORTAL BEETHOVEN: The Ninth
Immortal Beethoven: The Ninth

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Mariana Ortiz, soprano
J’nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Guerrero, tenor
Soloman Howard, bass
Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, artistic director

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

Wednesday October 7
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

IMMORTAL BEETHOVEN: The Ninth
Immortal Beethoven: The Ninth

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Mariana Ortiz, soprano
J’nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Guerrero, tenor
Soloman Howard, bass
Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, artistic director

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

Wednesday October 21
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Music 101 with Classical KUSC's Alan Chapman
Music 101

Alan Chapman, host

Saturday October 24
10:00am
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Grand Ave Arts All Access
Co-Presentations

Saturday October 31
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Halloween Organ With Film: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Halloween Silent Film with Live Organ

Clark Wilson, organ

November, 2015

Monday November 2
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

The Un-Private Collection: Designing The Broad
Co-Presentations

Elizabeth Diller
Eli Broad
Joanne Heyler
Paul Goldberger

Monday November 9
7:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard
Aoife O’Donovan

December, 2015

Thursday December 17
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

A Chanticleer Christmas
Deck The Hall

Chanticleer

Friday December 18
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Organ Spectacular
Deck The Hall

David Higgs, organ
Arielle Nachtigal, soprano

Saturday December 19
11:30am
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Sing-Along
Deck The Hall

Melissa Peterman, special guest
David Prather, host
John Sutton, conductor
Angeles Chorale

Saturday December 19
2:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Sing-Along
Deck The Hall

Melissa Peterman, special guest
David Prather, host
John Sutton, conductor
Angeles Chorale

Monday December 21
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

A Swingin’ Christmas: The Count Basie Orchestra
Deck The Hall

The Count Basie Orchestra
Carmen Bradford, special guest

Tuesday December 22
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

White Christmas Sing-along
Deck The Hall

Wednesday December 23
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Soweto Gospel Choir
Deck The Hall

Soweto Gospel Choir

Thursday December 31
7:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

New Year’s Eve with Gladys Knight
Deck The Hall

Gladys Knight

Thursday December 31
10:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

New Year’s Eve with Gladys Knight
Deck The Hall

Gladys Knight

January, 2016

Sunday January 10
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Sounds About Town: Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra • Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra
Sounds About Town

The Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Alfred Wachs, conductor
Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra
Yuga Cohler, YMF Music Director Designate, conductor

Ives The Unanswered Question
Turnage Passchendaele (U.S. premiere, OCYSO co-commission)
Nielsen Symphony No. 4, "The Inextinguishable"

February, 2016

Thursday February 4
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Gehry + Music: In Conversation
Co-Presentations

Frank Gehry
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Deborah Borda
Stephanie Barron

Tuesday February 16
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

The Reef
Visiting Orchestras

Australian Chamber Orchestra
Richard Tognetti, artistic director & violin
Jon Frank Photographic Images and Footage, director of photography
Mick Sowry, writer, producer & director
Derek Hynd, director of surfing
Stephen Pigram, voice
Iain Grandage
Simon Yeo, executive producer
Mick Sowry & Jon Frank, editors
Edward Saltau, second camera & IT
Joseph Nizeti, music technology & artistic assistant
Shelton Murray, didgeridoo
Stephen Pigram, voice & guitar
Craig Johnston, voice
Satu Vänskä, voice
Jim Moginie, guitar
Brian Ritchie, bass

Grandage/Atkins Immutable
Pigram Being (arr. Grandage)
Pilgram Saltwater Cowboy
A. PIGRAM / S. PIGRAM / WASILIEV Mimi
Tognetti Heart of The Black Beast
Tognetti Bathymetry
Tognetti/Grandage Beyond
Crumb God-Music from Black Angels
Rameau Suite Des Vents from Les Boréades
Crumb Night of the Electric Insects from Black Angels
Ligeti Ramifications
Bach Fugue from Violin Sonata No. 1, BWV 1001
Kilar Orawa
Alice in Chains “Them Bones”
Rachmaninoff Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Shostakovich Allegro molto from Chamber Symphony, Op.110a
Tognetti Dugong
Tognetti Hypnosis
Tognetti Visitation
Tognetti Heston
Tognetti Transfiguration
Beethoven Cavatina from String Quartet, Op.130

March, 2016

Sunday March 13
2:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

American Youth Symphony
Sounds About Town

American Youth Symphony
National Children’s Chorus
David Alan Miller, conductor
Luke McEndarfer, conductor

Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
Tan Dun Heaven Earth Mankind (Symphony 1997)

Wednesday March 30
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Music 101 with Classical KUSC's Alan Chapman
Music 101

Alan Chapman, host

April, 2016

Wednesday April 20
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Radical Light: A Concert for Steven Stucky
Radical Light: A Concert for Steven Stucky

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
LA Phil New Music Group
Lyris Quartet, Jacaranda Resident Ensemble
Piano Spheres
Hila Plitmann, soprano
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Grant Gershon, artistic director

Stucky Nell'ombra, nella luce for String Quartet
Stucky Album Leaves for Solo Piano
Stucky Boston Fancies
Intermission
Stucky The Music of Light (West Coast Premiere)
James Matheson CHAPTER 1: In which our hero dies and encounters Palestrina, Brahms, Debussy, Ligeti, Lutoslawski, and other dead loves, looks out to see the entire universe before him, and prepares to visit all of the amazing shit therein (World Premiere)
Hillborg Just a Minute (World Premiere)
Mandy Fang That raindrops have hastened the falling flowers (World Premiere)
Joseph Phibbs Elegy (World Premiere)
Magnus Lindberg Fratello (World Premiere)
Esa-Pekka Salonen Iscrizione (World Premiere)
Lutosławski Chantefleurs et Chantefables

Sunday April 24
7:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

SOUNDS ABOUT TOWN: Colburn Orchestra
Sounds About Town

Colburn Orchestra
Stéphane Denève, conductor
Rodolfo Leone, piano
Danielle de Niese, soprano

Williams JUST DOWN WEST STREET … on the left
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1
Ravel Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2
Gounod “Ah! Je ris de me voir si belle” (The Jewel Song) from Faust
Rossini "Una voce poco fa" from The Barber of Seville
Puccini "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi
Herbert “Art is Calling for Me (I Want to Be a Prima Donna)” from The Enchantress
Lara "Granada"

Friday April 29
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Keith Jarrett
Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett, piano

-- An Evening of Solo Piano Improvisations
There will be one 20-minute intermission.

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