Classical Music News for September/October 2021



LA Phil’s live performances in October include:

-–“Homecoming: A Special Concert and Fundraiser,” with Gustavo Dudamel conducting. Saturday, Oct. 9, 7pm

-–“Dudamel Conducts Strauss;” Golda Schultz, soprano. Oct 14-17 (matinee)

-–“Cameron Carpenter.” The organist will perform Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Oct 17 (7.30 pm)

-–“Mahler, Montgomery, and Mackey with Dudamel;” Thomas Hooten, trumpet; Camille Tilling, soprano. The featured composers are Jessie Montgomery (“Strum”); Steve Mackey (“Trumpet Fantasy,” world premiere, LA Phil commission); Mahler, “Symphony No. 4.” Oct 21-24

-–“Tchaikovsky and Saariaho with Malkki,” Susanna Malkki, conductor; Beatrice Rana, piano. “Vista” by Kaiija Saariaho (U.S. premiere; LA Phil Commission), will be followed by Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Concerto” and Scriabin’s “The Poem of Ecstasy.” Oct 29-31

-–Special Concert, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde.” A Halloween tradition: a classic silent film with live organ soundtrack. Clark Wilson is the soloist. Oct. 31 at 7.30pm.
For tickets and information visit or call 323-850-2000. All concerts are at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 151 S. Grand Avenue.


L.A. Master Chorale will return to Walt Disney Concert Hall in September following the venue’s closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The company’s 2021-22 season will kick off Sept. 25-26 with “Invitation,” a program featuring works by LA-based composers Nilo Alcala and Shawn Kirchner. Also featured are “Together at Last” by Esmail and Morten Laurindsen’s rendition of “Sure on this Shining Night.” On Sept. 25, teachers are invited to attend free, and on Sept. 26 all subscribers will receive a free ticket.

“We are overjoyed to return to Walt Disney Concert Hall and once again unite our singers and audience for a season that celebrates the breathtakingly full range of choral music,” said artistic director Grant Gershon. “Throughout the pandemic, we continued to collaborate with today’s top composers for our digital presentations, This season we are thrilled to feature works by more composers, representing more backgrounds, traditions and artistic visions than ever before in our history.”

For tickets and information call 213-972-7282 or visit

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