As Gustavo Dudamel enters his ninth season as the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Music & Artistic Director, he prepares for his and the orchestra’s return to Santa Barbara. Dudamel will conduct the LA Philharmonic as they perform at the Granada Theatre on Sunday, May 7 at 4 p.m.
Dudamel stands as one of the preeminent conductors of his time. Not only has Dudamel extended his contract with the LA Philharmonic until 2021-2022, he continues to serve as a guest conductor across the globe in some of the world’s most renowned musical institutions, such as the Vienna Philharmonic and the Berlin and Vienna State Operas. With Dudamel at the frontline, the LA Philharmonic remains one of the world’s most distinguished orchestras.
The afternoon performance features mezzo-soprano, Michelle DeYoung, who has performed frequently with many of the world’s leading orchestras. The evening’s programming will have three parts. Opening with Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major, D.82. The second act, by Gustav Mahler, is Songs of a Wayfarer. Finally, the performance concludes with a second piece by Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major, D.125.
The LA Philharmonic will perform at the Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. For more information, visit www.granadasb.org.