03 April 2018
At Walt Disney Concert Hall: Gustavo leads LA Phil throughout April
Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Phil for a special staging of a beloved vocal masterpiece, a world premiere, and more at Walt Disney Concert Hall in April.
From April 5 to 8, Gustavo takes the stage with tenor Russell Thomas and mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford for Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde. The first three of these performances feature a staged production directed by LA Phil Artist-Collaborator Yuval Sharon and Zagal, spotlighting the Chilean theater company TEATROCINEMA.
Gustavo and the orchestra give the world premiere performances of Esa-Pekka Salonen's Pollux, an LA Phil commission, from April 13 to 15. The concerts also highlight Varèse's Amériques and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5.
On April 17, Gustavo joins the LA Phil New Music Group for Pauchi Sasaki's Gama XV: Piece for Two Speaker Dresses, Frederic Rzewski's Coming Together, and Ted Hearne's Law of Mosaics. Claire Chase and Pauchi Sasaki appear as featured performers.
As part of Leonard Bernstein's centenary season, Gustavo and the LA Phil perform the composer/conductor's Chichester Psalms from April 19 to 22 alongside soloists John Holiday, Julianna Di Giacomo, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Michael König, and Davóne Tines. The Los Angeles Master Chorale appears under the artistic direction of Grant Gershon.