Finally! The Walt Disney Concert Hall

The wait is finally over.  The Grand Opening of the Walt Disney Concert

Hall has arrived.  Check out the following festivities planned for the first two months of the rest of our lives...

 

OCTOBER

23:       Los Angeles Philharmonic ? Sonic LA: An Inaugural Gala for Walt Disney Concert Hall

 

            Artists:             Esa-Pekka Salonen: Conductor;           

                                   Dianne Reeves: Vocals

                                    Marrtin Chalifour:  Violin;  Los Angeles Master Chorale

 

            Program:         Smith/Key  Star Spangled Banner (for solo voice)

                                    IVES  The Unanswered Question

                                    BACH  Preludio from Partita No.3, BWV 1006

                                    GABRIELI  Canzon septimi toni No.2

                                    LIGETI  Lux Aeterna

                                    HAYDN  Symphony No.103 in D, ?Drumroll?

                                    STRAVINSKY  The Rite of Spring

 

24:       Los Angeles Philharmonic ? Living LA:  An Inaugural Gala for Walt Disney

Concert Hall

 

Artists:              Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor;  Yo-Yo Ma, cello;  Tracy Silverman, electric violin

 

            Program:          SALONEN      LA Variations

                                    LUTOSLAWSKI        Cello Concerto

                                    ADAMS          The Dharma at Big Sur

                                    REVUELTAS              Sensemaya

 

 

25:       Los Angeles Philharmonic ? Soundstage LA:  An Inaugural 

              Gala for Walt Disney Concert Hall

 

            Artists:              Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor;  John Williams, conductor

                                 w/ Josh Groban, Tom Hanks, Audra McDonald, & Steven Speilberg

 

            Soundstage LA celebrates the creativity of Hollywood with some of film?s

greatest musical moments.  Program details to be announced at a later date.

 

26:       Colburn Celebrity Series

 

            Artists:              Evgeny Kissin, piano

 

            Program:          SCHUBERT Sonata in B-flat Major, D.960

                                    SCHUBERT/LISZT  ?Standchen? from Schwanengesang, D.957

                                                ?Das Wandern?, ?Wohin??, ?Aufenthalt?

                                    LISZT  Petrarch?s Sonnet, No.104

                                    LISZT  Mephisto Waltz, No.1

 

 

28:       Baroque Variations

 

            Artists:              Academy of St.Martin in the Fields;  Murray Perahia, conductor

and piano

 

            Program:          MOZART  Adagio and Fugue in C major

                                    BEETHOVEN  Piano Concerto No.1

                                    BACH  Brandenberg Concerto No.5

                                    MOZART  Symphony No.41 in C major, K.551, ?Jupiter?

 

 

Oct.30-31, Nov.1-2:                Los Angeles Philharmonic ? Creation Festival

 

            Artists:              Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor;  Christiane Oelze, soprano

                                    Monica Groop, mezzo-soprano;  Los Angeles Master Chorale

 

            Program:          MAHLER  Symphony No.2, ?Ressurection?

 

 

NOVEMBER

3:         Green Umbrella ? Creation Festival

           

            Artists:              Soloists from the Los Angeles Philharmonic

New Music Group

Martin Chalifour, violin; Peter Stumpf, cello; Joanne Pearce Martin, piano; Lorin Levee, clarinet; Dennis Trembly, bass; David Breidenthal, bassoon

 

            Program:          SALONEN Laughing Unlearnt (for solo

                                               violin)

                                    VAN DER AA  Oog for cello and soundtrack

                                    ADES  Darknesse visible

                                    REICH  New York Counterpoint (for solo

                                             clarinet)

                                    HYLA  New work for solo double bass

                                    MATTHEWS  New work for solo bassoon

 

 

6, 8, &9:          Los Angeles Philharmonic Creation Festival

 

            Artists:              Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor;  Jessica Rivera, soprano;  Camilla

Tilling, soprano;  Paul Groves, tenor;  Nmon Ford, baritone

                                    Stanford Sylvan, baritone;  Los Angeles, Master Chorale

 

            Program:          HAYDN  The Creation

 

 

7:         Los Angeles Philharmonic ? First Nights ? Creation Festival

           

            Artists:              Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

                                   

                                    STRAVINSKY  The Rite of Spring

 

 

8:         Creation Festival Day

 

12:       Jazz

 

            Keith Jarrett, piano;  Gary Peacock, bass;  Jack DeJohnnette,

drums

 

 

14-16:  Los Angeles Philharmonic ? Creation Festival

 

            Artists:              David Robertson, conductor;  Emanuel Ax, piano

 

            Program:          MILHAUD  La creation du monde

                                    MOZART  Piano concerto No.25 in C major, K.503

                                    BARTOK  The Wooden Prince

 

15:       Los Angeles Philharmonic ? Toyota Symphonies for youth ? creation festival

           

            The Invention of Paper          

            Program to include:                   TAN DUN  New work (LAP commission)

 

 

18:       World Music

           

            Artists:              Cesaria Evora with strings;  Charles Floyd, conductor

 

 

19:       Creation Festival

           

            Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles Panel Discussion

 

            Panel to include:            Frank Gehry, Tom Gilmore, Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky

 

 

20-23:  Los Angeles Philharmonic

 

            Artists:              Roberto Abbado, conductor;  Martin Chalifour, violin

 

            Program:          RAVEL  Alorada del graciaso

                                    FRANCESCONI  Cobalt, Scarlet: Two Colours of Dawn

                                    SAINT-SAENS  Violin concerto No.3

                                    RAVEL  Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No.2

 

 

21:       Visiting Orchestras

 

            Artists:              Berlin Philharmonic;  Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

 

            Program:          BARTOK  Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta

                                    SCHUBERT  Symphony No.9, ?Great C-major?

 

 

22:       Visiting Orchestras

 

            Artists:              Berlin Philharmonic;  Sir Simon Rattle, conductor;  Dawn

Upshaw, soprano

 

            Program:          HAYDN  Symphony No.88

                                    DUTILLEUX  New Work (west coast premier)

                                    SIBELIUS  Symphony No.7

                                    DEBUSSY  La Mer

 

 

24:       Colburn Celebrity Series

 

            Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano

 

 

28-30:  Los Angeles Philharmonic

 

            Artists:              Pierre Boulez, conductor;  Violetta Urmana, messo-soprano; 

Thomas Moser, tenor;  Willard White, baritone;  Women of the

Pacific Chorale

 

            Program:          MAHLER  Adagio from Symphony No.10

                                    WAGNER  Act II from Parsifal

 

For more information, please visit www.LAPhil.com or call 323-850-2000

 

 

 

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