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  • Vikingur Olafsson Replaces Murray Perahia in Recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • Mar. 27, 2019

     Sunday, April 21, 2019, at 7:30PM

    Pianist Víkingur Ólafsson will replace Murray Perahia in recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Sunday, April 21, at 7:30pm. Perahia has been forced to withdraw due to a medical setback that has prevented him from performing publicly. He looks forward to returning to the stage in the not-too-distant future, as soon as his recovery is complete.

    The performance is part of the LA Phil’s 2018/19 Colburn Celebrity Recitals series.

    The program, which had not yet been announced, is as follows:

    BACH: Aria Variata alla maniera Italiana, BWV 989    
    BACH:  Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV 850
    MARCELLO/BACH: Concerto in D minor, BWV 974
    BACH: Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 855 
    BACH/RACHMANINOFF: Gavotte, from Violin Partita in E, BWV 1006
    BACH: Invention No. 15 in B minor, BWV 786
    BACH: Sinfonia No. 15 in B minor, BWV 801
    BACH/SILOTI: Prelude in B minor, BWV 855a 
    BACH: Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904
    Philip GLASS: Opening, from Glassworks
    Philip GLASS: Etudes Nos. 9, 2, 13, 3, 5, 6

    Tickets will be available for purchase at, in person at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, or by phone at 323 850 2000.

    About the Los Angeles Philharmonic
    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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