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  • Tickets Now on Sale for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2012 Opening Night Gala, The Philharmonic Dances
  • Apr. 5, 2012

    Tickets for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Opening Night Gala, The Philharmonic Dances, led by Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and marking the beginning of the orchestra’s 2012/13 season, are now on sale. The Gala, Thursday, September 27, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, opens with a pre-concert cocktail reception at 6 pm, followed by the 7 pm concert, with dinner and dancing to follow. The concert program includes selections from Tchaikovsky, Bernstein and LA Phil Creative Chair John Adams, in an evening honoring the rich tradition of dance rhythms. Very special guest dancers, presented in collaboration with the Music Center, are to be announced.

    All proceeds will support the LA Phil and its education programs, including YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles). Gala package tickets range in price from $2,500 to $15,000 and include a significant charitable contribution. Special benefits are extended to those who purchase two Gala package tickets by May 11. Please call 213.972.3051 for information.

    The Gala Committee for the 2012 Los Angeles Philharmonic benefit at Walt Disney Concert Hall includes Honorary Chair Eloísa Maturén Dudamel; Co-Chairs Joan Hotchkis and Carolyn Powers; and Committee members Wallis Annenberg, David C. Bohnett, Lynn A. Booth, Edye Broad, Jane B. Eisner, Carol Colburn Grigor, Joyce A. Kresa, Ginny Mancini, Soraya Sarah Nazarian, Diane B. Paul, Ann Ronus, Nancy S. Sanders, Carla Sands, Rivka Seiden, Cio Soler, Sutton Stracke, Alyce Williamson and Marilyn Ziering.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Gala is made possible with the proud support of Rolex.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Cocktail reception, 6 PM
    Concert, 7 PM
    Dinner and dancing to follow

    Gala package tickets, $2,500 to $15,000, are on sale now. Please call 213.972.3051 for information. 

  • Contact:

    PR Office, 213.972.3034
    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422,
    Lisa White, 213.972.3408,