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Dudamel Conducts Brahms

Thursday, January 25, 2018 to Sunday, January 28, 2018
7:00PM to 10:00PM




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ARTISTS
Los Angeles Philharmonic

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Joseph Pereira, timpani

Maraca2, percussion

PROGRAM
STRAVINSKY: Fireworks (c. 5 minutes)Program Notes

Joseph PEREIRA: Threshold for Solo Timpani, Two Percussion and Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission) (c. 25 minutes)Program Notes

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 (c. 45 minutes)

ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE: The genesis of Brahms' First Symphony has given hope over the years to late bloomers and blocked writers alike; after many false starts and under the pressure of following in Beethoven's outsized footsteps, Brahms finally completed his symphony when he was 43 years old. The happy ending is that his work turned out to be truly grand and imposing, an honest-to-goodness masterpiece. With his profound interpretation, Gustavo Dudamel will bring this awe-inspiring work to life.
In contrast with Brahms, who used very little percussion (rarely more than timpani), our popular Principal Timpanist Joseph Pereira thrives in a world of things beaten, shaken, and bashed, both as a player and as a composer. His latest concerto requires three soloists and it's bound to be a thrilling experience. One of Stravinsky's brief early works sets the stage.
© 2018 Disney Entertainment
Category Performance
When Thursday, January 25, 2018
   to Sunday, January 28, 2018
7:00PM to 10:00PM
Where Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Admission Price: $20 +
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