Members of the ensemble So Percussion join conductor Gustavo Dudamel for the U.S. premiere of David Lang's man made at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Doriane Raiman/for NPR Music hide caption

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LA Philharmonic In Concert: Dudamel, Mahler And New Music
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The New York Philharmonic performing at the current incarnation of Avery Fisher Hall in January 2011. Chris Lee/courtesy of the New York Philharmonic hide caption

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Gustavo Dudamel leads the L.A. Philharmonic and pianist Herbie Hancock in an all-Gershwin season opener. Matthew Imaging/Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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L.A. Philharmonic Goes Gershwin In Opening Night Gala
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Gustavo Dudamel's L.A. Philharmonic concert was beamed live into movie theaters across the country. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel is making his maiden voyage into movie theaters across the country. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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Christoph Eschenbach's life turned around when he was introduced to music. Henning Bagger/Getty hide caption

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Christoph Eschenbach Conducts The L.A. Philharmonic
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