Goran Bregovic & Wedding & Funeral Orchestra Play Walt Disney Concert Hall

As part of the LA Phil's World Music series, Goran Bregovic, the Sarajevo-born musical icon of the Balkans, debuts at Walt Disney Concert Hall with his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra featuring a Serbian gypsy band, a string ensemble, an Orthodox male choir and two Bulgarian sisters singing back-up.

Bregovic is both the catalyst and ringmaster for a musical spectacle unlike anything else on North American stages. Creating a live experience far greater than the sum of its parts, Bregovic's live concerts are symphonic raves, cathartic and delirious. His music marries the dance tunes of a raucous Roma brass band with traditional Eastern European choral music, all with a rock-and-roll edge.

Bregovic is currently working on a new album, Champagne for Gypsies, scheduled for release in Spring 2012. This album is the follow-up to Alkohol, his first U.S. release (2009).

WHO: Goran Bregovic and his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra

WHEN: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 8 p.m.

111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

TICKETS: Subscriptions and single tickets for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2011/12 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall are currently available. To purchase, please visit LAPhil.com, the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet. To order by phone with credit card, please call the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office at 323.850.2000, or Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.

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