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      Los Angeles Philharmonic

      Hailed for outstanding artistry since 1919, the acclaim of the Los Angeles Philharmonic continues under the leadership of Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel, one of the most exciting young conductors today. Dudamel’s infectious emotional energy wins over the most jaded souls. For his inaugural concert at the Hollywood Bowl, 18,000 people greeted him with a hollering, stamping, pop-star ovation.

      Each year, the LA Phil presents these national broadcasts hosted by Brian Lauritzen, giving fresh perspective on orchestral performance today.

      The orchestra performs a 30-week subscription series at the Walt Disney Concert Hall (Frank Gehry, 2003), and a 12-week summer festival at the Hollywood Bowl, a popular tradition since 1922. The Philharmonic’s involvement with Los Angeles extends to schools, churches, and neighborhood centers of a huge and vastly diverse community, touching every corner of the city.

      Brian Lauritzen hosts and produces a number of programs for KUSC, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Master Chorale, and Piano Spheres.

      Program Schedule | Winter 2014-2015

      December 10, 2014

      James Conlon and Garrick Ohlsson

      James Conlon, conductor
      Garrick Ohlsson, piano

      Schulhoff: Scherzo from Symphony No. 5
      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
      Brahms: Symphony No. 1

      December 17, 2014

      Adams Conducts Adams

      John Adams, conductor
      Cameron Carpenter, organ

      Michael Gordon: Sunshine of Your Love
      Riley: At the Royal Majestic
      Adams: Naïve and Sentimental Music

      January 7, 2015

      Mostly Brahms

      Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
      Emanuel Ax, piano

      Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
      Andrew Norman: Release (Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra)
      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

      January 14, 2015

      Gustavo Dudamel and Lang Lang

      Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
      Lang Lang, piano

      Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
      Prokofiev:  Piano Concerto No. 3
      Paul Desenne: Sinfonía Burocratica ed’ Amazzonica
      Ravel: La Valse

      January 21, 2015

      Mostly Mozart

      Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
      Hélène Grimaud, piano

      Mozart: Serenata Notturna
      Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
      Mozart: Symphony No. 36, Linz