Los Angeles Philharmonic announces 2021/2022 Walt Disney Concert Hall program featuring Robert Glasper, Mon Laferte, Andy Shauf, Sparks, Emmylou Harris and more


the Los Angeles Philharmonic possesses ad their 2021/2022 concert calendar for the Walt Disney Concert Hall, starting with a special reunion concert / fundraiser on October 9, 2021. Some of the unique concerts planned for the Philharmonic include performances with Robert glasper, My Laferté, Andy Shauf, Sparks and Emmylou harris, among others.

The conductor Gustavo Dudamel will take over and conduct a few nights of compositions by Richard Strauss. These are mostly classical performances on the schedule, as you would expect, with performances of works by composers like Gustav Mahler, Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky, Steve Reich, Sergei Rachmanioff, Johannes Brahms and many more also planned.

The first unclassical performance will feature Australian singer / songwriter Ry X on November 10. There will be a flamenco “fiesta” on November 27, 2021 and a gospel night conducted by CeCe Winans on December 17. Robert Glasper’s January 15, 2022 The performance will consist of interpretations of Duke Ellington’s compositions. Sparks is the next unconventional act on February 8. Latino pop singer Mon Laferte is set to appear on February 26, followed by Herbie Hancock February 27. Andy Shauf’s show is scheduled for March 11. Jeff Goldblum will appear with the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra on April 29. Emmylou Harris is tagged for June 11, followed by Ólafur Arnalds on June 14, who is currently the last artist on the schedule until more concerts are confirmed.

Dudamel made a statement on the Philharmonic’s return to live entertainment: “Over the past year the pandemic has isolated us from each other, and as we celebrate our return to the Walt Disney Concert Hall, we want to remember of all that unites us, and all that is best in us. This season, we will blend different musical traditions, bridge geographic boundaries and make new connections between cultures, communities, audiences and artists. Let it be the experience of the compelling message of freedom in Beethoven’s Fidelio; move to the rhythms of Ginastera, Villa-Lobos and Revueltas in the Pan-American Music Initiative; or feel the passionate urgency for change in Power to the People !, this season is all about coming together and sharing the beauty of life with one another once again.

Season passes are available for purchase today, but tickets for a single show will not be available until September 1, 2021. More information can be found here.

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