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Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrate the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney Concert Hall in a special gala concert.

October 2, 2013 Hear a concert of classics, and a new work, marking the 10th year of Frank Gehry's shining Hall.

Gustavo Dudamel leads the L.A. Philharmonic and pianist Herbie Hancock in an all-Gershwin season opener.

September 26, 2011 Hear the whole concert with superstar conductor Gustavo Dudamel and guest pianist Herbie Hancock.

Conductor Christoph Eschenbach

April 20, 2010 Hear the conductor lead a performance of music by Dvorak and Szymanowski.

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel

October 8, 2009 Hear the 28-year-old conductor take over the L.A. Philharmonic on NPR Music.

Violinist Janine Jansen

September 8, 2009 Hear the young Dutch violinist's fiery account of Tchaikovsky's Concerto with the L.A. Philharmonic.

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September 7, 2007 Leif Ove Andsnes makes the old sound newly minted. He plays Grieg's Piano Concerto in concert.

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January 19, 2007 The Los Angeles Philharmonic performs some of J.S. Bach's most cinematically pleasing music.

Interviews & Profiles

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January 5, 2007 This 20th-anniversary program highlights great performances and moments of poignancy and levity.

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News

The New York Philharmonic performing at the current incarnation of Avery Fisher Hall in January 2011.

November 30, 2012 A major move for the NY Phil and back-and-forthing in Minnesota: a guide to what you need to know.

Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel

January 10, 2011 The L.A. Philharmonic's uneven debut cinecast proved that the orchestra is still the star.

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel

January 6, 2011 Will Gustavo Dudamel's dynamic conducting pay off in live concerts transmitted to movie theaters?

More Stories

Mahler's ironic funeral march, in his first symphony, was inspired by this woodcut of forest animals bearing the hunter to his grave.

March 21, 2013 Crafting a funeral march out of a children's song made Mahler's very first symphony a game changer.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 5

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  • Album: Mahler: Symphony No. 5
  • Artist: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2007
 

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7

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  • Album: Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7
  • Artist: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2006
 

Fiesta

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  • Album: Fiesta
  • Artist: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2008
 

Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring'

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  • Album: Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring'
  • Artist: Esa-Pekka Salonen and the LA Philharmonic
  • Label: Deutshe Grammophon
  • Released: 2006
 

Grieg's Piano Concerto

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  • Album: Grieg's Piano Concerto
  • Artist: Leif Ove Andsnes
  • Label: VIRGIN CLASSICS
  • Released: 2000