Los Angeles Philharmonic / Dudamel

LA Phil International Associate Residency

17 March 2013 / 19:30

Tickets £15 – 65

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This event is now sold out.  Other concerts in this residency:

Thur 14 Mar - LA Phil / Green Umbrella Concert
Sat 16 Mar - The Gospel According to the Other Mary / John Adams (European Premiere)

Find out more about all the concerts and learning events taking place during the LA Phil's Barbican International Associate residency here.

Debussy La mer
Stravinsky Firebird (complete)

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel

A concert exploring colour. Claude Debussy re-imagined the possibilities of orchestral sound in his musical picture of the sea, La Mer. Suddenly the orchestra became beautiful – it could shimmer and glisten of its own accord, no longer compelled to discuss and dissect themes as the symphonic tradition dictated. Almost a century later Claude Vivier created his own exploration of colour in Zipangu, a mini orchestral kaleidoscope which forms a fitting prelude to the blazing orchestral combustions of Stravinsky’s The Firebird. This final concert in the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s residency promises atmosphere, brilliance, heat and passion.

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Part of All classical music events - 2012–2013 season
Part of Barbican Productions 2012–2013
Part of International Associates 2012–2013

Produced by the Barbican

Supported by the City Bridge Trust, the SHM Foundation, the United States Embassy London and Donatella Flick


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