Los Angeles Philharmonic
'The megastars are here' proclaimed The Arts Desk when Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil last came to town. Now the megastars are back, for a second season as our International Orchestral Partner.
Together this electrifying partnership perform titanic symphonies from Beethoven and Mahler alongside European premieres of new works by Daníel Bjarnason and Gabriella Smith and bring Thomas Adès's Dante-inspired ballet music to life, before Dudamel passes the conductor's baton to Adès himself in a free late-night concert from the LA Phil New Music Group of cutting-edge contemporary classical works.
LA Phil/Dudamel: Beethoven & Bjarnason
The LA Phil launch their 2021 residency with a supercharged rendition of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and are joined by Vikingur Ólafsson in a new piano concerto by fellow-Icelander Daníel Bjarnason.
LA Phil New Music Group: Late-night Green Umbrella concert
Thomas Adès conducts the LA Phil New Music Group in a free, late-night concert from the LA Phil’s Green Umbrella new music series, showcasing cutting-edge compositions from classical music’s coalface.
LA Phil/Dudamel: Dante
Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil go to Hell and back in the first UK concert performance of Thomas Adès’s astonishing Dante – a fire-and-brimstone ballet music trilogy based on Dante’s Divine Comedy.
LA Phil/Dudamel: Gustav Mahler and Gabriella Smith
Gustavo Dudamel and his Los Angeles Philharmonic close their Barbican residency with Mahler’s great song of loss and love, and Gabriella Smith’s shimmering new vision of the California skies.