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  • The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2010/11 Colburn Celebrity Series Begins With a Return Visit from András Schiff
  • Oct. 13, 2010
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010, AT 8 PM

    This Series is Endowed by a Generous Grant from the Colburn Foundation; Media Sponsor: 89.3 KPCC

    Returning after his acclaimed Beethoven Sonata Cycle two seasons ago, Hungarian pianist András Schiff revisits Walt Disney Concert Hall to pay tribute to Schumann during his bicentennial year, Wednesday, October 13, at 8 p.m. The recital program features the German composer’s Waldszenen, Op. 82, Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6, Kinderszenen, Op. 15, and Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13. The performance is the first event of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2010/11 Colburn Celebrity series, which features some of the world’s leading virtuosos.

    In October 2010, Mr. Schiff’s North American engagements focus on the solo piano works of Schumann and Mendelssohn. Future North American engagements focus on Hungarian themes.

    Future recitals for the 2010/11 Colburn Celebrity recital series season include: violinist Midori (November 21, 2010); bass-baritone Bryn Terfel in his Walt Disney Concert Hall debut with pianist Malcolm Martineau (November 22, 2010); pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard (December 1, 2010); violinist Itzhak Perlman (January 25, 2011); pianist Simon Trp?eski (February 22, 2011); pianist Yefim Bronfman (March 9, 2011); and flutist Sir James Galway and the Emerson String Quartet (March 14, 2011).

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Gustavo Dudamel, presents the finest in orchestral and chamber music, recitals, new music, jazz, world music and holiday concerts at two of the most remarkable locations anywhere to experience music – Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. In addition to a 30-week winter subscription season at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the LA Phil presents a 12-week summer festival at the legendary Hollywood Bowl, summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and home of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. In fulfilling its commitment to the community, the Association’s involvement with Los Angeles extends to educational concerts, children's programming and community concerts, ever seeking to provide inspiration and delight to the broadest possible audience.


    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010, AT 8 PM

    Walt Disney Concert Hall

    111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

    Colburn Celebrity Recital

    ANDRÁS SCHIFF, piano

    SCHUMANN Waldszenen, Op. 82

    SCHUMANN Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6

    SCHUMANN Kinderszenen, Op. 15

    SCHUMANN Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13

    This series is endowed by a generous grant from the Colburn Foundation. Media Sponsor: 89.3 KPCC

    Tickets ($38 - $99) are on sale now at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, online at, or via credit card by phone at 323.850.2000. A limited number of $10 rush tickets for seniors and full time students may be available at the Walt Disney Concert Hall box office two hours prior to the performance. Valid identification is required; one ticket per person; cash only. Groups of 12 or more may be eligible for special discounts for selected concerts and seating areas. For information, please call 323.850.2000.

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