"Creativity is Contagious. Pass it on."  
- Albert Einstein

Who's at the Center?

CLASSIC REDEFINED

Celebrate timeless pieces and groundbreaking works.

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LA OPERA

Greater than the sum of its arts.

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London. Broadway. Ahmanson.

“A Blast of Creative Energy” for the 46th Year of the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center.

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Explore a New Season!

Compelling choral music experiences await you.

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LA Phil subscriptions available now!

Classical, jazz, world music, holiday concerts and more.

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The Music Center Presents

  • Summer Downtown

    NEDERLANDS DANS THEATER 1
    Oct 18-20

    Don’t miss this rare U.S. appearance by Europe’s premiere contemporary dance company!

  • Exxopolis

    10 x the Party
    Oct 5, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

    The Music Center presents “10 Times the Party,” a celebration of the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

  • Summer Downtown

    SPOTLIGHT 2014 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

    Spotlight provides high school students the opportunity to learn audition / interview skills, explore artistry, and develop self-confidence. It’s free, it’s easy and most importantly, it’s fun!

  • THE MUSIC CENTER INVITES THE COMMUNITY TO “10 TIMES THE PARTY,” FREE PUBLIC BLOCK PARTY CELEBRATION FOR WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY

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  • ANGELENOS WOWED BY ARCHITECTS OF AIR’S “EXXOPOLIS” IN GRAND PARK

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  • THE MUSIC CENTER AND GRAND PARK INTRODUCE LOS ANGELES TO ARCHITECTS OF AIR’S “EXXOPOLIS,” A MONUMENTAL SENSORY EXPERIENCE

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  • AT THE CENTER: 

    World City Turns 10

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  • ACTIVE ARTS CREATIVITY BLOG:

    The Magic of the "Musical" Moment 

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  • EDUCATION BLOG:

    The L.A. Fund Project: What, Why, and How

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  • Santa hats and Christmas sweaters. It must be our Holiday Sing-Along night! Looking good! Read More ›

  • The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles commented on their own photo. Read More ›

  • Whether repurposed as wreaths, or decorating a tree, we love all the festive ways we've seen pointe shoes displayed this holiday season! Here are a few of our favs... http://wp.me/p4sMGx-d0 Read More ›

  • During the course of our 50th Anniversary Spectacular, we received so many lovely anniversary wishes from our supporters, performers and friends... Here's a compilation of warm wishes on our anniversary on December 6th, 2014. Enjoy! Subscribe for more Music Center fun! http://bit.ly/1p7kVvk Twitter: https://twitter.com/MusicCenterLA Instagram: http://instagram.com/musiccenterla Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicCenterLA Blog: http://musiccenterblog.wordpress.com/ Watch ›

  • Dancer Lil' Buck amazed attendees of our Next 50 Party with his performance! Watch ›

  • Subscribe for more Music Center fun! http://bit.ly/1p7kVvk New Episodes of The Music Center #Playlist every Tues. & Thurs. In Episode 14 - Wanna Dance? (The Final episode of our Music Center #Playlist) our friends at The Music Center get a private lesson in "less hips" from our favorite Dance Downtown Bollywood instructor Achinta McDaniel! Have you been to our Dance Downtown classes? Well show us your moves! Watch the video then post a video of your best moves and tweet it to @MusicCenterLA using #DanceCraze! Twitter: https://twitter.com/MusicCenterLA Instagram: http://instagram.com/musiccenterla Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicCenterLA Blog: http://musiccenterblog.wordpress.com/ Watch ›