Season Schedule

2017/18 Season

Date / Time / Venue Event / Series Artists / Program Tickets
January, 2018

Tuesday January 9
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Vivaldi, the Farewell Concertos
Baroque

Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin and conductor

Galuppi Overture to Adriano in Siria
Vivaldi Sinfonia in G major for strings, RV 149, “Il Coro delle muse”
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D major, RV 222 “Per la Signora Chiara”
Reutter Sinfonia in D minor
Holzbauer Flute concerto in D major
Reinhardt Sonata for Four Violins and Basso Continuo
Vivaldi Violin concerto in C major, RV 189
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in B-flat major, RV 371

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Sunday January 21
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Katelyn Emerson in Recital
Organ Recital Series

Katelyn Emerson, organ

Rheinberger Passacaglia from Sonata No. 8 in E minor, Op. 132
Bach “Vater unser im Himmelreich” from Clavierübung III, BWV 682
Sowerby Requiescat in pace
Litaize Scherzo from Douze Pieces
Escaich Cinq versets sur le “Victimae paschali laudes”
  Intermission
Grigny A solis ortus
Plein jeu
Fugue à 5
Trio
Point d’orgue sur les grands jeux
Widor Andante Sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70
Dupré Symphonie No. 2, Op. 26
Preludio: Allegro animato
Intermezzo: Très moderé
Toccata: Très animé

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Tuesday January 23
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

GREEN UMBRELLA: MÄLKKI CONDUCTS
Green Umbrella

LA Phil New Music Group
Susanna Mälkki, conductor

Francesca Verunelli Unfolding
Marcos Balter new work for ensemble (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Francesco Filidei Toccata
Helmut Lachenmann Mouvement

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February, 2018

Tuesday February 6
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

All-Czech
Chamber Music 1

Elise Shope Henry, flute
Michele Bovyer, violin
Nathan Cole, violin
Johnny Lee, violin
Akiko Tarumoto, violin
Bing Wang, violin
Dale Hikawa Silverman, viola
Ben Ullery, viola
David Garrett, cello
Barry Gold, cello
Jonathan Karoly, cello
Junko Ueno Garrett, piano
Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano

Martinů Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano
Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 1, Op. 23
  Intermission
Janáček Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”
Dvořák Terzetto for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 74

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Tuesday February 13
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

ALL-BEETHOVEN
Chamber Music 2

Nathan Cole, violin
Jin-Shan Dai, violin
Johnny Lee, violin
Akiko Tarumoto, violin
Lyndon Johnston Taylor, violin
Kristine Whitson, violin
Dana Lawson, viola
Ben Ullery, viola
Michael Larco, viola
Robert deMaine, cello
Dahae Kim, cello
David Allen Moore, double bass

Beethoven String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95
Beethoven String Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1
  Intermission
Beethoven Piano Sonata Op. 101 for string ensemble (arr. Ben Ullery)

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Sunday February 18
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Peter Richard Conte in Recital
Organ Recital Series

Peter Richard Conte, organ
Andrew Ennis, flugelhorn and organ

Sullivan Overture to Yeoman of the Guard
Puccini Quando m’en vo, from La Bohème
Gounod Funeral March of a Marionette
Rheinberger Agitato, from Sonata XI, op. 148
Mendelssohn Nocturne, from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles, from Mlada
Sibelius Finlandia
Puccini Nessun Dorma, from Turandot
Guilmant Scherzo, from Sonata VIII
Puccini O mio babbino caro, from Gianni Schicchi
Lehár Vilja Leid, from The Merry Widow
Kreisler Variations on a Theme of Arcangelo Corelli
Mascagni Regina Coeli, from Cavalleria Rusticana
Respighi Pines of the Appian Way, from Pines of Rome

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Tuesday February 20
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Adams Conducts
Green Umbrella

LA Phil New Music Group
John Adams, conductor

Katherine Young new work for ensemble (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Eastman Evil Nigger
Andrew McIntosh new work for ensemble (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Martirano L's G.A.

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Sunday February 25
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Trifonov & Babayan
Colburn Celebrity Series 1

Daniil Trifonov, piano
Sergei Babayan, piano

Rachmaninoff Suites for Two Pianos
Mauro Lanza new work for two pianos (world premiere, LA Phil co-commission)
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole

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March, 2018

Sunday March 4
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Ma • Kavakos • Ax
Colburn Celebrity Series 2

Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Emanuel Ax, piano

Brahms The Piano Trios

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Thursday March 8
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Baroque Brass
Baroque

Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic brass section

-- Program to be announced.

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Tuesday March 13
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Perlman & Argerich
Colburn Celebrity Series 1

Itzhak Perlman, violin
Martha Argerich, piano

Bach Sonata for Keyboard and Violin, BWV 1017
Franck Violin Sonata in A

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Wednesday March 14
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Perlman & Argerich
Colburn Celebrity Series 2

Itzhak Perlman, violin
Martha Argerich, piano

Bach Sonata for Keyboard and Violin, BWV 1017
Franck Violin Sonata in A

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Tuesday March 20
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Chamber Music
Chamber Music 1

Janelle DeStefano, mezzo-soprano
Justine Aronson, soprano
David Garrett, cello
David Howard, clarinet
Carolyn Hove, english horn
Minyoung Chang, violin
Mark Kashper, violin
Guido Lamell, violin
Joseph Pereira, percussion
Steven Schick, percussion
Hiroyo Hatsuyama, piano
Joanne Pearce Martin, piano
Richard Valitutto, piano
additional musicians to be announced

Bartók Selections from 44 Duos for Two Violins, Sz. 98 (#s 18, 19, 22, 28, 27)
Welcher Abeja Blanca for Mezzo-Soprano, English horn, and Piano
Schubert Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major
  Intermission
Bartók Duos Selections from 44 Duos for Two Violins, Sz. 98 (#s 35, 36, 38, 43, 44)
Bartók Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
Schubert The Shepherd on the Rock

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April, 2018

Sunday April 8
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Schiff in Recital
Colburn Celebrity Series 2

Sir András Schiff, piano

Schumann Theme with Variations in E- at, WoO 24, “Ghost Variations”
Brahms Three Intermezzos, Op. 117
Mozart Rondo in A minor, K. 511
Brahms Six Pieces for Piano, Op. 118
Bach Prelude and Fugue No. 24 in B minor, BWV 869 (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
Brahms Four Pieces for Piano, Op. 119
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat, Op. 81a, “Les Adieux”

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Tuesday April 17
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Dudamel Conducts Hearne World Premiere
Green Umbrella

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
LA Phil New Music Group
Patricia McGregor, director
Saul Williams and Ted Hearne, co-librettists

Hearne Place (world premiere, commissioned by the LA Phil, Barbican Centre and Beth Morrison Projects)

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Thursday April 26
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Les Violons du Roy
Baroque

Les Violons du Roy
Bernard Labadie, music director & conductor
Isabelle Faust, violin
Pascale Giguère, violin

Bach (transc. Labadie) Three Leipzig Chorales, BWV 651, 660, 655
Handel Concerto grosso in D Major, Op. 6 No. 5
Bach Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042
Bach Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
Bach (completed by Bernard Labadie after Davitt Moroney) Contrapunctus XIV from The Art of the Fugue, BWV 108
Bach Double Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043

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May, 2018

Tuesday May 8
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Yuja Wang in Recital
Colburn Celebrity Series 1

Yuja Wang, piano

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Sunday May 20
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Hector Olivera in Recital
Organ Recital Series

Hector Olivera, organ

Denis BÉDARD Toccata
Vierne Clair de Lune from Pièces de fantaisie: Suite No. 2 for Organ, Op. 53
Bach Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544
Peeters Aria, Op. 51
Vierne Carillon de Westminster from Pièces de fantaisie: Suite No. 3 for Organ, Op. 54
Duruflé Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op. 7
Mercury (arr. Olivera) Bohemian Rhapsody
Hector Olivera Improvisations

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Tuesday May 22
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

ALL-SCHUMANN
Chamber Music 2

Camille Avellano, violin
Ingrid Chun, violin
Jin-Shan Dai, violin
Vijay Gupta, violin
Stacy Wetzel, violin
Michael Larco, viola
Leticia Oaks Strong, viola
Ben Ullery, viola
David Garrett, cello
Dahae Kim, cello
Junko Garrett, piano

Schumann String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1
Schumann Piano Quartet, Op. 47
  Intermission
Schumann String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 41, No. 2

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Date / Time / Venue Event / Series Artists / Program Tickets
October, 2017

Tuesday October 3
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Mozart 1791: CHAMBER MUSIC with MARTIN FRÖST
Chamber Music 1

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Marion Arthur Kuszyk, oboe
Whitney Crockett, bassoon
Shawn Mouser, bassoon
Andrew Bain, horn
Amy Jo Rhine, horn
Gregory Roosa, horn
Dale Breidenthal, violin
Martin Chalifour, violin
Nathan Cole, violin
Mitchell Newman, violin
Akiko Tarumoto, violin
Stacy Wetzel, violin
Michael Larco, viola
Dana Lawson, viola
Ben Ullery, viola
Minor L. Wetzel, viola
Robert deMaine, cello
David Garrett, cello
Barry Gold, cello
Jason Lippmann, cello
Ted Botsford, double bass
Joanne Pearce Martin, piano

Mozart Sonata for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat major, K. 292
Mozart Divertimento No. 17, K. 334
  Intermission
Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581
Mozart String Quintet No. 6, K. 614

Sunday October 8
7:30pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Jean-Baptiste Robin in Recital
Organ Recital Series

Jean-Baptiste Robin, organ

Marchand Grand dialogue on the Fifth Tone (from Book III, 1696)
Couperin Tierce en taille (from the Convents Mass)
Widor Allegro from Symphony No. 6 in G minor, Op. 42, No. 2
Chopin (transcr. Robin) Prelude in D-flat, Op. 28, No. 15
Alain Litanies
  Intermission
Ravel (transcr. Robin) Mother Goose – selections
“Pavane of the Sleeping Beauty”
“Conversations of Beauty and the Beast”
“The Fairy Garden”
Jean-Baptiste Robin Three Solos
Duruflé Toccata from the Suite for Organ, Op. 5

Tuesday October 17
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

CDMX: New Music from Mexico (Contemporary Mexico)
Green Umbrella

LA Phil New Music Group
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Diana Syrse, voice
Thomas Hooten, trumpet
Christopher Still, trumpet
Amy Jo Rhine, horn
David Rejano, trombone
John Lofton, bass trombone
Matthew Howard, percussion
Nathan Cole, violin
Akiko Tarumoto, violin
Ben Ullery, viola
Robert deMaine, cello
Jonathan Karoly, cello

Édgar Guzmán Phantasy on a (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Felipe Waller Echo Chambers Chronicles (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  Intermission
Alejandro Castaños Puntos de inflexión (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Ivan Naranjo to what for ensembles (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Diana Syrse Connected Identities (Identidades Conectadas) (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Wednesday October 18
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Gil Shaham in Recital
Colburn Celebrity Series 1

Gil Shaham, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano

Kreisler Preludium and Allegro
Prokofiev Five Melodies, Op. 35
Franck Violin Sonata in A
Bach Partita No. 3 for solo violin
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Avner Dorman Nigunim

Tuesday October 24
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

BRAHMS & HILLBORG
Chamber Music 2

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Andrew Lowy, clarinet
Martin Chalifour, violin
Jin-Shan Dai, violin
Vijay Gupta, violin
Guido Lamell, violin
Hui Liu, viola
Ben Ullery, viola
Robert deMaine, cello
Dahae Kim, cello
Tao Ni, cello
Hiroyo Hatsuyama, piano
Kevin Kwan Loucks, piano

Hillborg Duet
Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60
  Intermission
Hillborg Duo (LA Phil commission, US premiere)
Brahms String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1

November, 2017

Tuesday November 7
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Les Arts Florissants
Baroque

Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, conductor

Purcell Dido and Aeneas
Charpentier Acteon

Sunday November 12
2:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

War of the Worlds
Green Umbrella

LA Phil New Music Group
Yuval Sharon, director
Christopher Rountree, conductor
Jonathan Deans, concept sound designer
David Bullard, concert hall sound designer
Jody Elff, siren sites sound designer
Jaymee Ngernwichit, costume designer
Pablo Santiago, lighting designer
Lara Helena, alien choreographer
Calder Greenwood, production designer
Sigourney Weaver, Narrator
Hila Plitmann, La sirena
Hugo Armstrong, Professor Pierson
Suzanna Guzmán, Mrs. Martinez and Estella Ramos, Acting Secretary of the Interior
Joanna Lynn-Jacobs, Melissa Morse
Hadleigh Adams, General Lansing
Jon Lee Keenan, Gunner/Stage Hand
David Castillo, Officer
James Hayden, Commander/Sound Designer

Annie Gosfield War of the Worlds (world premiere, LA Phil commission)



Co-produced with The Industry and Now Art.

The War of the Worlds radio play by Howard Koch used by permission of Peter Koch


Tuesday November 14
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Chamber Music from France
Chamber Music 1

Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Denis Bouriakov, flute
Catherine Ransom Karoly, flute
Marion Arthur Kuszyk, flute
Burt Hara, clarinet
Michele Grego, bassoon
Amy Jo Rhine, horn
Martin Chalifour, violin
Minyoung Chang, violin
Nathan Cole, violin
Jin-Shan Dai, violin
Leticia Oaks Strong, viola
Ben Ullery, viola
Robert deMaine, cello
Joanne Pearce Martin, piano

Poulenc Sextet
Fauré String Quartet
  Intermission
Moyse Four Dances for Flute and Violin
Fauré Piano Quartet in C minor

December, 2017

Tuesday December 5
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Bach & Mendelssohn
Chamber Music 2

Boris Allakhverdyan, clarinet
Minyoung Chang, violin
Vijay Gupta, violin
Johnny Lee, violin
Varty Manouelian, violin
Akiko Tarumoto, violin
John Hayhurst, viola
Ingrid Hutman, viola
Michael Larco, viola
Dana Lawson, viola
Ben Ullery, viola
Leticia Oaks Strong, viola
Minor L. Wetzel, viola
Jonathan Karoly, cello
Dahae Kim, cello
Jason Lippmann, cello
Gloria Lum, cello
Christopher Hanulik, double bass
Nadia Shpachenko, piano
Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Weicheng Zhao, organ

Mendelssohn Piano Quartet No. 3, Op. 3
Peter Schickele Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano
  Intermission
Bach Chaconne for Violas and Organ (arr. John Hayhurst)
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048

Thursday December 7
8:00pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall

Colburn Celebrity Recitals
Colburn Celebrity Series 2

Calder Quartet
Richard Yongjae O’Neill, viola
Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Christopher Cerrone Can’t and Won’t (World Premiere, LA Phil co-commission)
Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4
Schubert String Quartet No. 14 “Death and the Maiden”