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Each year since its founding in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has been hailed as Southern California’s leading performing arts institution. Under the leadership of Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel.
Sundays, 4 – 6 pmJuly through Septemberon Music Station
Mirga Gražynté-Tyla | Photo: Vern Evans
Lithuanian conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla leads the LA Phil in works by Messiaen, a symphony by Mahler and a violin Concerto from 1959 by Mieczyslaw Weinberg with soloist Gidon Kremer who is recently championing the music of this neglected Soviet composer.
Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
Messiaen: Un Sourire
Weinberg: Violin ConcertoSoloist: Gidon Kremer, violin
Mahler: Symphony No. 4Soloist: Janai Brugger, soprano
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla is Music Director of England's City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Read a Los Angeles Times review of this concert (recorded in October 2017) which includes background on the conductor, composer Weinberg, and Kremer's advocacy of neglected composers; click the link on this page.