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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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  • Part Two in our celebration of Great Men in Dance... Mikhail Baryshnikov and 11 pirouettes! (You know the scene!) Don't forget there's still a few more hours to take advantage of the promo code below to see some other amazing men in dance - Balletboyz at the Ahmanson November 7-9th! Tickets: http://bit.ly/1DxynBl Read More ›

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

  • Your #50ThingsDTLA daily challenge #19 - DISCOVER LILLIAN’S GARDEN From the Blue Ribbon Garden’s fountain to the tree-like wood beams inside the hall, Frank Gehry honored Lillian Disney by infusing Walt Disney Concert Hall with both living and architecturally created flora. Snap a picture of one of these structural elements! Read More ›

  • Subscribe for more Music Center fun! http://bit.ly/1p7kVvk New Episodes of The Music Center #Playlist every Tues. & Thurs. In Episode 4 - Yoga DTLA our friends at The Music Center take some time out of their busy days to center themselves with some lunch-time yoga in the Blue Ribbon Garden behind Walt Disney Concert Hall. Little do they know that many of our musicians also know a thing or two about yoga! Watch the video and join in the stretching and centering for yourself with #3 on our #50ThingsDTLA List - 3. STRETCH AND CENTER Take a breather from the hustle and bustle at Grand Park’s Lunchtime Yoga reTreat on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:15 to 1 PM in Grand Park’s Performance Lawn from November through May. Take a pic of your best downward dog and tweet or instagram it to us with #50ThingsDTLA and you could win a slew of prizes including tickets, merch and more! Twitter: https://twitter.com/MusicCenterLA Instagram: http://instagram.com/musiccenterla Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicCenterLA Blog: http://musiccenterblog.wordpress.com/ Watch ›

  • Subscribe for more Music Center fun! http://bit.ly/1p7kVvk New Episodes of The Music Center #Playlist every Tues. & Thurs. In Episode 3 - DRESS UP we bring up the age-old question - What do you wear to the opera? Watch the video and share your best-dressed look by tweeting us a pic @MusicCenterLA with #FashionForward! Twitter: https://twitter.com/MusicCenterLA Instagram: http://instagram.com/musiccenterla Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicCenterLA Blog: http://musiccenterblog.wordpress.com/ Watch ›

  • All the things you never knew were happening downtown at The Music Center, put into the perfect #Playlist! Watch the new series and play along! Subscribe for more Music Center fun! http://bit.ly/1p7kVvk Watch ›