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  • Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, in Partnership with Deutsche Grammophon, Present Tchaikovksy's The Nutcracker
  • Oct. 26, 2018
  • Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, in
    Partnership with Deutsche Grammophon, Present

    Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker

    Pre-Order: October 26
    Digital Release: November 2
    2-CD Set Release: November 30



    Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic present a live recording of Tchaikovsky’s celebrated ballet The Nutcracker, set for release in conjunction with the soundtrack for Disney's new film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, for which Dudamel conducted the original James Newton Howard score.

    The Nutcracker will be available for digital download on November 16, 2018, and released as a 2-CD set on November 30, 2018, by Deutsche Grammophon. This project marks the starting point of DG’s new partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel, who celebrates his tenth season with the orchestra this year.

    Pre-orders are available starting today, Friday, October 26. Those who pre-order via iTunes and Amazon Music, will receive a free “instant gratification” track, “Waltz of the Snowflakes.”

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
    Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
    Anne Tomlinson, artistic director 

    Recorded live, December, 2013, at Walt Disney Concert Hall

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    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres – orchestral, chamber and Baroque music, organ and celebrity recitals, new music, jazz, world music and pop – at two of L.A.’s iconic venues, Walt Disney Concert Hall ( and the Hollywood Bowl ( The LA Phil’s season at Walt Disney Concert Hall extends from September through May and throughout the summer at the Hollywood Bowl. With the preeminent Los Angeles Philharmonic at the foundation of its offerings, the LA Phil aims to enrich and transform lives through music, with a robust mix of artistic, education and community programs.


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