Reserve Your Seat
Attend the live simulcast of Gustavo Dudamel’s Inaugural Concert on the Music Center Plaza
The Music Center celebrates the arrival of Gustavo Dudamel, incoming Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with a live simulcast of his Inaugural Concert, the opening of the 2009-10 LA Phil Season.
Gustavo Dudamel’s inaugural concert as Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic is one of the great events in the history of the Music Center,” said Stephen D. Rountree, President of the Music Center. “Rarely have we seen an arts figure as universally embraced as Gustavo and we are thrilled to work in partnership with the LA Phil to extend this wonderful celebration beyond the Walt Disney Concert Hall to an even larger community.”
This simulcast takes place Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. on the Music Center Plaza. Admission for this event is free, and reservation requests will be taken through the Music Center website: musiccenter.org, through Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. Reservation confirmations will be distributed through an e-mail public lottery, distributed via email on Tuesday, October 6. For more information, call 213.972.7211.
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