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Debussy and Messiaen with MTT

Fri / Jan 6, 2023 - 8:00PM

Much-loved Michael Tilson Thomas returns with captivating French music, plus vivid Villa-Lobos.

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Individual tickets go on sale to the public August 23, 2022.

Program

About this Performance

After the sensuousness of Debussy’s Prelude, Michael Tilson Thomas leads the sometimes lively, sometimes dreamy early Messiaen work with hints of birdsong, featuring the theremin-like ondes martenot and the treble voices of the Los Angeles Master Chorale singing the composer’s own mystical Christian words. Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Debussy’s remarkable Fantaisie, an Impressionist piano concerto. The LA Master Chorale again joins forces with the LA Phil in Heitor Villa-Lobos’ most performed of his 14 Chôros, a dramatic work filled with Latin percussion and rhythms.

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