Led by Dudamel, students of YOLA rehearse Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in the brand-new Edgerton Foundation Performance Hall at the Beckmen YOLA Center.
YOLA alums Dalanie Harris and Laura Garcia share their thoughts
The Grammy® winner’s new concert film features new orchestral arrangements at the Hollywood Bowl.
The Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center at Inglewood is the boldest step yet in YOLA’s mission of youth development through music education.
Mark Kashper has played for the LA Phil for 43 years and he's keeping the music going at home!
Where does Minimalism fit into the story of music? Los Angeles Philharmonic Associate Conductor Paolo Bortolameolli traces its history and its place in our time,...
LA Phil Principal Viola Teng Li makes her instrument “sing” this traditional folk song from southern China.
Ellen Reid and Gabriela Ortíz share their thoughts with the LA Phil’s Meghan Martineau.
Jazz and Gender Equity, Dianne Reeves and Terri Lyne Carrington hash out what it means to be a woman playing jazz in 2021.
High school-aged composers team up with LA Phil musicians
Percussionist Wesley Sumpter explores the many sounds and musical languages of the snare drum.
LA Phil Principal Percussionist Matthew Howard teams up with Eduardo Meneses for Reich’s minimalistic duet.
Catherine Ransom Karoly performs this incredibly difficult modernist flute solo
The LA Phil’s Barry Gold shows off the percussive side of his cello
Sydney Adedamola performs a “sparkling quartz” of a piece
The co-directors’ documentary short had its Sundance-selected debut this winter.
Michael Fuller shows off the expressive range of the bass in three etudes.
Violist Jarrett Threadgill performs a propulsive piece depicting a downpour in the desert
Emerging composers have their virtual world premieres with LA Phil musicians
The LA Phil’s Resident Fellow in percussion, Wesley Sumpter, releases the tempestuous energy of At Midnight I Walked into the Middle of the Desert by...
The LA Phil’s Evan Kuhlmann performs this quirky and fun bassoon showpiece
Listen to Baiocchi’s tribute to Miles Davis, featuring a musical conversation written for trumpet.
Widmann’s clarinet showpiece offers wild antics and a Harlequin spirit.
For the first time since the pandemic closed it last March, musicians performed on the stage of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
The LA Phil’s Associate Concertmaster has a “dialog with the spirits”
Pianist Joanne Pearce Martin explores Adès radical reimagining of a 400-year-old British song.
The LA Phil’s bass clarinetist takes on the role of the Caterpillar from Alice In Wonderland
LA Phil Principal Timpanist composed and performs this work inspired by Buzz Aldrin’s impressions of walking on the moon.
LA Phil cellist Gloria Lum plays Steven Stucky’s musical gift to a friend
Gershwin’s famed jazz-inspired piano showpiece with the original big band orchestration
Explore videos, essays, and more on the Sound/Stage website. Season 2 available now!
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's Associate Principal Clarinet performs Béla Kovács spirited Hommage a R. Strauss.
LA Phil cellist Jason Lippman explores the spaces and intricacies of INBHIR (many waters) by inti figgis-vizueta.
LA Phil first violinist Miika Gregg reveals a musician’s lyrical inner monologue in Good to You by Marcus Norris.
The LA Phil’s Associate Concertmaster, Bing Wang, premieres the shimmering Phantom Trails by Noah Jenkins, using materials from his own string quartet.
LA Phil bassist Ted Botsford performs with prerecorded and live electronics in the explosive and carefully crafted freneticism of for social media by Nathaniel Haering.
Gustavo Dudamel, Yuja Wang, and the LA Phil perform the first movement of John Adams’ new piano concerto.
Kamasi Washington performs an excerpt from his original score to BECOMING: An intimate portrait of Michelle Obama – a new documentary based on the former...
Gustavo Dudamel leads the LA Phil in the closing movement of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite.
As part of YOLA National at Home, take a rare chance to sit on a master class.
The LA Phil violinist performs a pair of colorful Romantic works by Clara Schumann and Claude Debussy.
The LA Phil Resident Fellow performs Eugène Ysaÿe’s “Obsession”
YOLA at Expo alumna and cellist Jackie Rodriguez shows how she is staying inspired and connected during Covid-19.
As a concert encore from the Hollywood Bowl, Gustavo Dudamel conducts John Philip Sousa's march "The Liberty Bell," which has featured everywhere from presidential inaugurations...
The star cellist, live from his living room.
Performing “Heaven” and “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands”
A little Bach in the living room.
Oboists Karen Hernandez and Madison Centeno are both alumnae of YOLA who are now pursuing musical studies at California State University–Long Beach. Together, they present...
Congratulations, Class of 2020!
Two beautiful pieces from our Principal Flute.
The LA Phil’s Principal Bass presents a trio of harp duets.
See excerpts from this dramatic November 2019 performance.
The two basses perform Edgar Meyer’s Canon.
Watch the concert, plus LA Phil musicians and staff share stories about the orchestra’s centennial season and culminating performance.
Our Associate Concertmaster and her son come together for “Méditation.”
Jazzy songs from the early 20th century for five xylophones and drums.
Performing two Etudes-Caprices by Wieniawski.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the second movement of Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 – one of Dudamel’s favorite orchestral selections.
The two violists partner up.
“It all starts with a trick.” LA Phil violinist Mitchell Newman takes us inside the “Jupiter” movement of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets.”
Conductor Juanjo Mena leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the "Aquarium" movement of Camille Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals, featuring pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque.
Our Associate Principal Trumpet unwinds with Philip Collins.
Take in Bach with our First Associate Concertmaster.
LA Phil musicians share their favorite moments in Berlioz' score and treat us to a private performance.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the first movement of Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony at the Hollywood Bowl on August 21, 2018.
Joanne Pearce Martin and Thomas Hooten talk Stravinsky.
Thomas Lauderdale’s big band captivates the Bowl.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the LA Phil at the Bowl in the final movement of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
Our Principal Concertmaster invites you into his living room.
Watch as the harpist and the LA Phil’s principal bass perform a gorgeous adagio.
Our Associate Principal Flute and her cellist husband perform music by Villa-Lobos in their living room.
The LA Phil’s keyboardist and her husband treat us to a little Mozart.
A WWII refugee builds a musical life in L.A.
Peter Sellars and LA Phil staff and musicians reflect on the importance of performing outside the concert hall.
The Frank Gehry-designed Center will expand YOLA's impact while providing much-needed resources to its surrounding community.
How spending time in Idyllwild sets students up for success.
The LA Phil performs symphonies by the two composers from February 20 to March 3.
Watch the group open their 2017 concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
That’s one way to celebrate your 100th birthday.
Watch as Gustavo Dudamel shares his vision for a world in which young people are enriched by music education.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and Gustavo Dudamel reflect on what CDMX means to them.
"Seriously, I was shaking a little bit."
Watch as 96 YOLA musicians joined the LA Phil on tour in Mexico City.
Gustavo Dudamel talks about what, exactly, he’s doing on stage.
YOLA’s Lili Morales remembers her first time on stage at the Hollywood Bowl.
Zubin Mehta's long, influential path.
Look back at the first 10 years of Gustavo Dudamel's tenure as Music & Artistic Director in this video retrospective.
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in selections from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.
Selection from the final movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in "Mars" from Gustav Holst's The Planets.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic collaborated with media artist Refik Anadol to celebrate our history and explore our future.
Last August, 22 YOLA and YOLA National musicians (students from diverse regions across the U.S.) joined the LA Phil in Edinburgh, Scotland, participating in a...
Three young finalists took to the Hollywood Bowl stage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Ray Chen.
In 2018, ten YOLA musicians joined their UK and Scottish peers for “Tuning into Change,” a youth symposium focused on the role of artists in...
The Icelandic art-rock band teams up with the LA Phil and Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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