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LA Philharmonic Announces Concerts Through March 2013 at Walt Disney Concert Hall

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced its calendar of performances for the 2013 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Details below!

Friday, January 4, 2013, at 8 PM
Saturday, January 5, 2013, at 8 PM
Sunday, January 6, 2013, at 2 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH, conductor
MARTIN GRUBINGER, percussion

Tan Dun The Tears of Nature (percussion concerto) (U.S. premiere, LA Phil co-commission)
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Sunday, January 6, 2013, at 7:30 PM

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES

NATHAN LAUBE, organ

WIDOR Allegro Vivace, from Organ Symphony No. 5
BACH Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582
DURUFLÉ Suite, Op. 5
MENDELSSOHN Variations sérieuses (transcr. Laube)
LISZT Les preludes (transcr. Laube)

Chicago native and Fulbright recipient, Nathan Laube is a rising star in the organ world. He has garnered acclaim for performances throughout Europe and North America, receiving top honors at some of the most prestigious organ competitions. He performs Liszt's famous Les Preludes, as well as works by Bach, Widor, Duruflé and Mendelssohn.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at 8 PM

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

MEMBERS OF THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1, "Ghost"
LYNDON JOHNSTON TAYLOR, violin
GLORIA LUM, cello
NORMAN KRIEGER, piano
REGER Quintet

David Howard, clarinet
BING WANG, violin
Kristine WHITSON, violin
John HayHURST, viola
TBD, cello

Intermission
SCHUMANN Piano Quartet, Op. 47

MINYOUNG CHANG, violin
LETICIA OAKS STRONG, viola
JASON LIPPMANN, cello
Joanne Pearce MARTIN, piano

Thursday, January 10, 2013, at 8 PM
Friday, January 11, 2013, at 8 PM
Saturday, January 12, 2013, at 8 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
VASSILY SINAISKY, conductor
LEONIDAS KAVAKOS, violin
WOMEN OF THE PACIFIC CHORALE
John Alexander, artistic director

LIADOV Eight Russian Folk Songs
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2
HOLST The Planets

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at 8 PM

GREEN UMBRELLA SERIES

FOCUS ON EÖTVÖS: ANGELS IN AMERICA

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC NEW MUSIC GROUP
PABLO HERAS-CASADO, conductor
DAVID GATELY, director
DAVID ADAM MOORE (Prior Walter) baritone
JONAS OLAFFSON (Louis Ironson) tenor
OMAR EBRAHIM (Joseph Pitt) baritone
BRIAN ASAWA (Mr. Lies) countertenor
Janice Hall (Hannah) soprano
KELLY ANDERSON (Roy Cohn) baritone
Julia Migenes (Harper Pitt) mezzo-soprano
MEASHA BRUEGGERGOSMAN (Angel) soprano

EÖTVÖS Angels in America

Friday, January 18, 2013, at 8 PM
Saturday, January 19, 2013, at 2 PM
Sunday, January 20, 2013, at 2 PM

FOCUS ON EÖTVÖS

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
PABLO HERAS-CASADO, conductor
MIDORI, violin

KODÁLY Háry János Suite
EÖTVÖS DoReMi, a Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
(world premiere, LA Phil commission)
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

Saturday, January 19, 2013, at 8 PM

COLBURN CELEBRITY RECITALS

RENÉE FLEMING, soprano
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

SAINT-SAËNS Pastorale
Viens! Une flute invisible
El desdichado
Ms. Fleming and Ms. Graham
FAURE Puisqu'ici-bas tout âme, Op. 10, No. 1
Pleurs d'or, Op.72
Pavane, Op. 50
Tarentelle, Op. 10, No. 2
Ms. Fleming and Ms. Graham
DEBUSSY Claire de Lune
Mr. Moore
Mandoline
Beau soir
Ms. Fleming
DELIBES Les Filles de Cadix
Ms. Fleming
Intermission
HAHN Le Rossignol
Infidélité
Fêtes Galantes
Le Printemps
Ms. Graham

BERLIOZ La mort d'Ophélie, Op. 18, No. 2
MESSAGER Blanche-Marie et Marie-Blanch, from Les p'tites Michu
OFFENBACH Barcarolle, from Les contes d'Hoffmann
DELIBES Duo des fleurs, from Lakmé
Ms. Fleming and Ms. Graham

Two of the world's foremost stars of opera join together for a recital of duets. Through selections from the French, German and American repertoire, the compelling and dynamic singers will create a memorable evening of collaboration

Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 8 PM
Friday, January 25, 2013, at 11 AM
Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 8 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
LUDOVIC MORLOT, conductor
EMANUEL AX, piano

DUTILLEUX Shadows of Time
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 25, K. 503
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5

Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 11 AM

TOYOTA SYMPHONIES FOR YOUTH

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
MIRGA GRAZINYTE-TYLA, conductor

THE COMPOSER IS DEAD (Nathaniel Stookey; text by Lemony Snicket)

Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 2 PM

SOUNDS ABOUT TOWN

USC THORNTON SYMPHONY
CARL ST.CLAIR, conductor
Angela Brown, soprano
Kevin Deas, baritone
USC THORNTON CONCERT CHOIR
CHRISTIAN GASES, director

PROKOFIEV Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Suites No. 1 & 2, Op. 64
GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess (concert version)

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 8 PM

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

MEMBERS OF THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

R. SCHUMANN Marchenbilder
CARRIE DENNIS, viola
DANIEL ALFRED WACHS, piano
C. SCHUMANN Piano Trio
Elizabeth Baker, violin
DAVID GARRETT, cello
JUNKO GARRETT, piano
C. SCHUMANN Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22
MARTIN CHALIFOUR, violin
TIMOTHY DURKOVIC, piano
R. SCHUMANN Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44
LISE DE LA SALLE, piano
ROBERT GUPTA, violin
JIN-SHAN DAI, violin
BEN ULLERY, viola
JONATHAN KAROLY, cello

Joining members of the LA Phil, exhilarating young French pianist Lise de la Salle plays the challenging part that Schumann wrote for his wife, Clara.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at 8 PM

COLBURN CELEBRITY RECITALS

Yefim Bronfman, piano

SCHUMANN Arabeske in C, Op. 18
BRAHMS Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5
SALONEN Sisar (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
PROKOFIEV Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat, Op. 84

Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 8 PM
Friday, February 1, 2013, at 8 PM
Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 8 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
GIANANDREA NOSEDA, conductor
LISE DE LA SALLE, piano

RACHMANINOFF Isle of the Dead
RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3

Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 11 AM

TOYOTA SYMPHONIES FOR YOUTH

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
MIRGA GRAZINYTE-TYLA, conductor

THE COMPOSER IS DEAD (Nathaniel Stookey; text by Lemony Snicket)

Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 8 PM

WORLD MUSIC SERIES

KODO - ONE EARTH TOUR: LEGEND

Celebrating over 30 years of performance, Japan's premier drumming ensemble reaches new heights of precision, excellence, breathtaking physicality and discipline. Their show features both the classical and new modern elements of this mesmerizing percussion art form.

Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 8 PM

JAZZ SERIES

WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET WITH Esperanza Spalding
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
VINCE MENDOZA, conductor

Listen to improvisationAl Sparks fly with a world-premiere commission by Wayne Shorter for Grammy-winning bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. An aural painter of subtlety and vision and a jazz master of our time, Shorter and his Quartet also perform several new works with orchestra.

Sunday, February 10, 2013, at 7:30 PM

SONGBOOK SERIES

ANNE HAMPTON CALLAWAY - THE STREISAND SONGBOOK
Alan Bergman, special guest

Acclaimed singer, pianist, composer and lyricist Ann Hampton Callaway blends jazz and pop in a journey through the timeless songbook of Barbra Streisand, including her own songs written for the legendary artist.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 8 PM

COLBURN CELEBRITY RECITALS

Itzhak Perlman, violin

Itzhak Perlman is undeniably the violinist of a generation. Beloved for his charm and remarkable artistry, he is a true superstar in every sense.

Thursday, February 14, 2013, at 8 PM
Friday, February 15, 2013, at 8 PM
Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 8 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
CHARLES DUTOIT, conductor
GAUTIER CAPUÇON, cello
CARRIE DENNIS, viola

MENDELSSOHN Hebrides Overture
MOZART Symphony No. 29, K. 201
STRAUSS Don Quixote

Sunday, February 17, 2013, at 7:30 PM

WORLD MUSIC

THE CHIEFTAINS

The Emerald Isle's premier traditional music group, fresh from a 50th anniversary tour, celebrates its adventurous new album Voice of Ages, produced by T Bone Burnett, as well as timeless Galician classics.

Tuesday, February, 19, 2013, at 8 PM

SOUNDS ABOUT TOWN

COLBURN ORCHESTRA
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor
DIETRICH PAREDES, conductor
SANG YOON KIM, clarinetist

REVUELTAS Sensemayá
COPLAND Clarinet Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at 8 PM

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

MEMBERS OF THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

GERSHWIN Lullaby
MISCHA LEFKOWITZ, violin

STACY WETZEL, violin
HUI LUI, viola
JASON LIPPMANN, cello
GERSHWIN Café Music

ROBERT VIJAY GUPTA violin

BEN HONG, cello
Joanne Pearce MARTIN, piano
MILHAUD Jacob's Dream

AKIKO TARUMOTO, violin
INGRID HUTMAN, viola
GLORIA LUM, cello
MARION KUSZYK, oboe
PETER ROFÉ. bass
SCHUBERT String Quartet No. 14, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden"

BING WANG, violin
Johnny Lee, violin
HUI LUI, viola
TAO NI, cello

Thursday, February 21, 2013, at 8 PM
Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 8 PM
Sunday, February 24, 2013, at 2 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor
GIL SHAHAM, violin

WAGNER Funeral Music from Götterdämmerung
BRAHMS Violin Concerto
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish"

Friday, February 22, 2013, at 8 PM

CASUAL FRIDAYS

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor
GIL SHAHAM, violin

WAGNER Funeral Music from Götterdämmerung
BRAHMS Violin Concerto

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at 8 PM

GREEN UMBRELLA: ADAMS AND DUDAMel CONDUCT

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC NEW MUSIC GROUP
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor
John Adams, conductor
JOSEPH PEREIRA, percussion

CHIN Graffiti (LA Phil co-commission, World Premiere)
PEREIRA Concerto for Percussion and Chamber Orchestra (LAPA Commission)
ADAMS Son of Chamber Symphony

Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 8 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor

VIVIER Zipangu
DEBUSSY La mer
STRAVINSKY The Firebird (complete)

Friday, March 1, 2013, at 8 PM

CASUAL FRIDAYS

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor

DEBUSSY La mer
STRAVINSKY The Firebird (complete)

Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 2 PM
Sunday, March 3, 2013, at 2 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor

VIVIER Zipangu
DEBUSSY La mer
STRAVINSKY The Firebird (complete)

Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 8 PM
Friday, March 8, 2013, at 8 PM
Sunday, March 10, 2013, at 2 PM

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, conductor
Peter Sellars, director
KELLEY O'CONNOR, Mary
Tamara Mumford, Martha
RUSSELL THOMAS, Lazarus
DANIEL BUBECK, Narrator
BRIAN CUMMINGS, Narrator
NATHAN MEDLEY, Narrator
LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE
GRANT GERSHON, music director

ADAMS The Gospel According to the Other Mary

Just as the extraordinary El Niño was John Adams' take on a Nativity oratorio, so is The Gospel According to the Other Mary his vision of a Passion, with its text drawn from Biblical stories of Lazarus and Jesus, plus contemporary English and Spanish poetry. This presentation will be fully staged by Peter Sellars.

Sunday, March 10, 2013, at 7:30 PM

ORGAN RECITAL SERIES

JAMES O'DONNELL, organist

POTT Toccata
BACH Three chorale preludes from 'The Eighteen'
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV664
Nun komm, de Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 651
DURUFLÉ Prélude, adagio et choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator, Op 1
BOSSI Scherzo in G minor, Op 49, No. 2
ELGAR Sonata in G

James O'Donnell is organist and master of the choristers of Westminster Abbey, where his duties include daily services and music for national occasions, such as the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. In addition, he performs solo recitals internationally and directs the choir for concerts, broadcasts, recordings and tours.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 8 PM

JAZZ SERIES

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH Wynton Marsalis

One of jazz's pre-eminent jazz orchestras - fifteen of the finest soloists and ensemble players - returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall for a night of swing, good humor and the very best in jazz.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 8 PM

BAROQUE VARIATIONS

TAFELMUSIK
House of Dreams

HANDEL "As with Rosy Steps," from Theodora
V. Allegro, from Concerto Grosso in D, Op. 6, No. 5
I. Vivace, from Concerto Grosso in B-flat, Op. 3, No. 2
IV. Allegro, from Concerto Grosso in G, Op. 6, No. 1
Three dances from Alcina:Entrée des songes agréable/Gavotte/Tamburino
VIVALDI II. Largo, from Concerto in D Major for lute RV 93
III. Allegro, from Concerto in E Minor for bassoon RV 484
III. Allegro, from Concerto in G Minor for two cellos RV 531
III. Allegro, Concerto in D Minor for two oboes RV 535
SWEELINCK Engelse fortuin
PURCELL Three parts upon a ground
Third Act tune, from The Indian Queen
Symphony from St. Cecilia Ode
MARAIS Suite from Alcyone
GOLDBERG IV. Gigue, from Trio Sonata in C, BWV 1037
BACH (arr.) Aria from Cantata 135
BACH III. Allegro, from Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
TELEMANN Ouverture to Wassermusik
HANDEL Reprise of Theodora music
HANDEL Reprise of V. Allegro, from Concerto Grosso in D, Op. 6, No. 5

Through the use of superb projected images, the listener is taken on a magical journey to five European homes where exquisite works by Bach, Handel, Purcell, Telemann, Vivaldi and others were played against a backdrop of paintings by Vermeer, Canaletto and Watteau.

Sunday, March 24, 2013, at 7:30 PM

COLBURN CELEBRITY SERIES

Yuja Wang, piano

DEBUSSY Pour le piano
SCRIABIN Sonata No. 6 in G major, Op. 62
RAVEL La Valse
RACHMANINOFF Elegie, Op. 3, No. 1
MENDELSSOHN (arr. RACHMANINOFF) Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61
RACHMANINOFF Moment musicaux, Op. 16, No. 4 in E minor
RACHMANINOFF Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36


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